Tottenham – Newcastle Prediction & Picks (25.08.2019)

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Tottenham – Newcastle SOCCER PICKS

Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United face, in a match for the 3rd round of the Premier League. The record of direct confrontations of the last 3 years is favorable to the home team, which in the last 6 matches won 4 and lost 2. The last direct confrontation between these two teams, in 02-02-2019, ended with the victory of Tottenham Hotspur by (1‑0). Particular attention is needed for the home / away condition, since both teams have significantly different results at home and abroad.

Tottenham Hotspur:

Currently in the 5th position, the home team won 4 points so far. On the 1st day he managed to win at home Aston Villa by (3‑1). On the following day, the final score registered a tie for (2-2) in the visit to Manchester City. This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 games he has 5 wins, 1 draw and 9 losses as a visitor; against 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses in his stadium. In the last 10 games played at home for all competitions, Tottenham Hotspur won 4, drew 1 and lost 5. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 9 of the last 10 games, so his defense needs to improve, but his attack He has scored regularly as he scored goals in 9 of the last 10 games. In 15 games, he only got 2 comebacks in the 9 games in which he suffered the first goal. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 20 home matches for all competitions: he scored 13 of his 29 goals between minutes (76′ ‑ 90 ‘).

Tottenham comes to this match after a 2-2 draw against Manchester City, adding their second consecutive game without losing in this competition: their goals were signed by Lamela and Lucas Moura. In this match against Newcastle, coach Mauricio Pochettino must present a more dominant strategy, benefiting the possession of the ball and the attacks organized by the flanks. Sissoko, Lamela and Kane will be the most advanced men in the attack front of those in London, while Winks, Ndombele and Eriksen own the midfield. For this match, the local coach cannot count on Sessegnon, Juan Foyth and Dele Alli, all with physical problems.

Newcastle United:

Currently in the 18th position, the visiting team did not conquer any points so far. On the 1st day he lost at home with Arsenal by (0-1). On the following day, the final score registered a defeat by (3‑1) in the visit to Norwich City. This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 games he has 3 wins, 5 draws and 7 losses as a visitor; against 8 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses in his stadium. In the last 10 games played as a visitor for all competitions, Newcastle United won 3, drew 3 and lost 4. Their defense has not been very solid, since they suffered goals in 8 of the last 10 games, but their attack has marked regularly, as he scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games.

Newcastle visitors arrive at this match after a 3-1 loss to Norwich, recording the second consecutive loss in this competition: the team’s only goal was scored by Shelvey. In this match against Tottenham, coach Steve Bruce must keep his team 3-5-2, favoring a more direct style of play through the flanks: Ritchie is the athlete responsible for transporting the ball to the attack. On the other hand, Joelinton is very powerful and competent in completion. Out of this game will be Yedelin, Lejeune, Christian Atsu and Andy Carroll, all with physical problems.


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