Newcastle United vs Preston North End
Football League Cup Round of 16
Date: Sunday, 25th October 2016
Kick-Off at 19:45 UK
Venue: St James’ Park, Newcastle upon Tyne.
Rafa Benitez’s side will face inform Preston North End club in their round of 16 fixture of England League Cup.
Newcastle has played some extraordinary football from past few matches and secured 5 wins in a row along with top position in Championship table. They have scored 13 goals in their last 5 matches and concede only 4 goals.
Interesting fact is that both the teams will face each other again on 29th October, 2016 in their Championship league match means as per the current fixture they will face each other two times in a span of 4 days.
Preston are a also a side who are playing some good football at the moment. In their last 5 matches, they secured 3 wins and 2 draws earning a 9th place in the Championship league table.
Both teams have been faced difficulties to win their early matches in Championship 2016/17 season, but had successfully overcome those situations and now they are the best inform teams in their league. So, both the teams will try to win this match to continue their further progress in the tournament and reach to the quarter-finals of the England League Cup.
Newcastle United vs Preston North End: Head-to-Head Stats
Both the teams will face each other after a long 6 years gap. Last time Newcastle won the match against Preston North End with a 3-0 score line at St James’ Park in the year of 2010.
Both the teams have played 54 matches against each other in all the competitions. Newcastle registered 26 victories, 8 draws and 20 lose against Preston side.
Newcastle United vs Preston North End: Prediction
Preston have a huge boost in confidence after they have registered an epic 0-1 away win over Norwich City in this weekend match. Their recent run is intimidating to many sides in the Championship, but Newcastle are a side with a different proportion from teams they have met so far.
The Toons are a team in peak of their form after registering 5 consecutive wins and a 7-match unbeaten streak in all competitions. They have always found a way to break down the toughest and well organized teams and score goals. And you can rely on them, especially when the match is played in front of their passionate home fans.
Predicted result will be a win for Newcastle United by 1 or 2 goal margins.
Newcastle United vs Preston North End: Bet Tips
Full Time Result: Newcastle United to win at 1.53 (8/15)
Asian Handicap: Newcastle United -1.0 at 1.90 (19/10).