77% of Nottingham’s points earned in the Premier League this season have come at home – the highest percentage in the league. And tonight, City Ground again becomes a fulcrum for this team to find a favorable result against Newcastle.
Nottingham vs Newcastle Performance Analysis
Having gone through a not-so-good series of matches when only winning 1 of the last 7 matches in the Premier League, Nottingham is in a free fall on the table and is dragged into one of the fiercest relegation battles in many years in the attractive tournament. best leader on the planet. Currently, coach Steve Cooper’s team has only won 26 points, falling to 14th with a distance of only 2 points more than the group holding the red light.
One of the reasons for Nottingham’s current decline is due to its poor performance away from home. It is not an exaggeration to say that the marches away from home are Nottingham’s Achilles heel, with only 6 points from 13 matches and currently standing at the bottom of the table if counting away records. However, in this match they are playing at home, which is considered the launching pad of Coach Cooper’s army, who collected 20 points after 13 matches.
Indeed, statistics show that 77% of Nottingham’s Premier League points this season have been earned at home – the highest of any 20 and they also beat Newcastle in their last two meetings. on the home field. Obviously, the team nicknamed Tricky Trees will confidently return to the winning path when returning to City Ground tonight.
On the opposite side, Newcastle won three important points and ended a five-match winless streak when they overcame Wolves at St James’ Park last Sunday. The victory of coach Eddie Howe’s army and Liverpool’s surprise defeat against Bournemouth helped Chich Che return to 5th place in the Premier League table, but still 4 points behind Tottenham in 4th place and played less. 2 matches.
Marching to City Ground in the earliest match of the 28th round, Newcastle faced many difficulties, when they could not win any of their last 4 away matches, scoring only 1 goal. In addition, the best defense in the Premier League has now conceded a goal in the last 5 matches and that is the problem that makes coach Howe a headache in finding victory.
The latest Nottingham vs Newcastle force information
The loss to Tottenham last weekend caused Nottingham to lose 3 players, Hennessey, Brennan Johnson and Chris Wood due to injury. Among these, Johnson is the most unfortunate absence, when the 21-year-old is the main striker of the team with 7 goals in the Premier League this season.
All three players are open to the possibility of playing tonight, along with Gustavo Scarpa – who has just returned to the UK from Brazil after dealing with a personal matter. Meanwhile, Dean Henderson, Taiwo Awoniyi, Willy Boly, Scott McKenna, Omar Richards and Giulian Biancone are still recovering from injuries.
On the Newcastle side, coach Howe has confirmed Anthony Gordon will miss the trip to the City Ground due to an ankle injury. Meanwhile, Emil Krafth is still out with a long-term knee injury and Joelinton is serving a suspension. In addition, Ryan Fraser was expelled to the club’s Under-21 team.
Nottingham: Kouyate, Johnson, Wood leave the possibility open. Hennessey, Boly, McKenna, Awoniyi, Henderson, Biancone, Omar Richards are injured.
Newcastle: Joelinton received a suspension. Emil Krafth injury. Schar is in mild pain.
Nottingham vs Newcastle expected line-up
Nottingham: Navas; Aurier, Worrall, Felipe, Lodi; Yates, Shelvey, Freuler; Lingard, Gibbs-White; Dennis.
Newcastle: Pope; Trippier, Botman, Schar, Burn; S.Longstaff, Guimaraes, Willock; Almiron, Isak, Saint-Maximin.
Bet on the house of Nottingham vs Newcastle
– Even goals: Newcastle’s last 5/7 matches have even scored. This scenario also took place in the last 5 matches of the home team Nottingham. Not to mention, the last 6/7 confrontations between the two teams also have even goals.
– Both teams score: Although the defense is playing indiscriminately, but in return Nottingham attack also always knows how to score, when they have opened fire in the last 3/4 matches. With Newcastle, the away team’s defense is having problems with conceding 4 consecutive matches. Not to mention, the last 6 confrontations also saw both teams score.
Football expert predicts Nottingham vs Newcastle match
Sportmole data analyst Oliver Thomas stressed: “Nottingham have been doing very well at home so far this season and will be hoping that the fans present at the City Ground can motivate the players. once again as they try to get out of the relegation zone. It may not be easy to beat Newcastle at the moment, but Nottingham can definitely think of winning the points.”
BongdaPlus predicts Nottingham vs Newcastle: 1-1
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