PREDICTION Newcastle vs Tottenham: The Magpies Confidently
Champions League division Newcastle United immediately face a tough opponent in the inaugural Premier League premiere that will be held at St James Park on Sunday (13/8) at 19:30 pm.
Rafael Benitez’s own troops will come down with confidence despite their lack of player purchases this summer. One of Newcaslte’s most important recruitment is Christian Atsu who was imported from Chelsea for £ 6m transfer. The Magpies also got power in midfield with the presence of Florian Lejeune from Eibar.
Newcastle’s squad is also considered to be more unified. They gain three wins, one draw and only one defeat during a pre-season game. The result is a major motal Newcastle to face Tottenham.
While Spurs themselves are very passive during the transfer market. Manager Mauricio Pochettino did not buy a new player at all. They even have to lose one of the important players in the back line, Kyle Walker who moved to Manchester City.
Spurs actually several times had reportedly will bring Ross Barkley from Everton. But until this moment the transfer process fails. While Pochettino must also be as strong as maintaining left-back Danny Rose who plans to leave, with Manchester United to be the main interest of the British players.
But with the same squad with last season, Spurs still able to perform formidable during the preseason. They gain three wins and two defeats. Finally they conquer the champions Serie A, Juventus with a score of two goals without reply.
Newcastle vs Tottenham Key Player
Success performed brilliantly as a loan player, Atsu directly drawn by Newcastle as a permanent player. The Ghanaian player looked impressive throughout the preseason and he promised his glorious performances would be contagious when appearing in the Premier League. “I feel fit and ready. I want to be better, “he said.
Harry Kane craze in the last two seasons of the English League in 2015-2016 and 2016-2017. In those two seasons, Kane came out as top scorer of the competition. After scoring 25 goals in 2015-2016, he packed 29 balls a season later. This season, Kane re-crowned as a top-scorer candidate. British bomber was also boasted to be eyeing the title of gold shoes three times in a row.
Prediction Line-up Newcastle vs Tottenham
Newcastle starting XI: Elliott; Manquillo, Lejeune, Clark, Dummett; Ritchie, Hayden, Shelvey, Atsu; Perez; Mitrovic
Tottenham starting XI: Lloris; Dier, Alderwiereld, Vertonghen, Davies; Dembele, Winks; Sissoko, Dele, Eriksen; Kane
Prediction Score Newcastle vs Tottenham
Of the 156 meetings of both teams so far, Spurs successfully dominate the victory as much as 66 times, while Newcastle 58 times. Despite the status as a promotional club, but Newcastle successfully defeating Spurs in the last two games. Unmitigated, they even massacred the Spurs with a score of 5-1 on May 15, 2016.
With the capital appearance slick during the preseason, Benitez more confident foster children can repeat similar results in the game later. But they still can not underestimate the Spurs are still tough despite not adding new players ammunition.
This game is predicted to end with a score of 1-0 for the victory of The Lily Whites