A huge match-up in the battle for a Champions League spot in the Premier League takes place at St James’ Park on Sunday. Both Newcastle and Tottenham will be looking to get back on track after losing their previous matches.
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There will be a massive fixture in the battle for a Champions League finish in the Premier League this weekend. Newcastle will be looking to respond after being handed their heaviest defeat of the season last weekend. The defeat means that Magpies remain fourth, but defeat this weekend could enable Spurs to move level on points.
However, a victory could have a huge impact on their chances, as they would move six points clear of their rivals this weekend with a game in hand. Newcastle’s five-game winning run was brought to an end last weekend, as they lost 3-0 against Aston Villa. But, Newcastle’s home form remains strong, and that could be a pivotal factor this weekend.
Tottenham’s season likely hinges on this fixture on Sunday, as they could potentially find themselves six points off the Champions League spots, with both sides having games in hand if they are beaten on Tyneside. Spurs comes into this fixture having won just once in their previous four matches.
In their most recent match, Spurs were dramatically beaten at home by Bournemouth. That defeat only heightens the pressure on them coming into this fixture, as they could potentially be in a race for a top six finish with the recent upturn in form boasted by Aston Villa. Spurs will certainly need to play much better than they did against the Cherries last weekend, as they were wasteful in front of goal.
Newcastle United vs Tottenham Head to Head
Newcastle landed a 2-1 victory in the reverse fixture between the sides this season. That ended a five-game winless streak against Spurs. Tottenham have won on five of their previous six visits to St James’ Park in the Premier League, with their most recent win coming in the form of a 3-2 success in October 2021.
Newcastle United vs Tottenham Prediction
Tottenham has an excellent record in this fixture, but their play in the final third of the field in recent weeks would be a significant concern. We expect to see a response from Newcastle following their defeat last weekend, and we could see them landing a 2-0 win.
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