FM Preview: Newcastle United v Blackburn Rovers 24 Sep 2011

Last updated : 23 September 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Newcastle United v Blackburn Rovers fixture

Blackburn Rovers face a trip to Newcastle United at St. James' Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Rovers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 38 and win only 14 of the 67 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in November 2010, with Blackburn Rovers inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Magpies in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 12 Feb Blackburn R. 0 - 0 Newcastle Utd. Premier League
2010/2011 Wed 10 Nov Newcastle Utd. 1-2 Blackburn R. Premier League
2008/2009 Sat 17 Jan Blackburn R. 3 - 0 Newcastle Utd. Premier League
2008/2009 Sat 27 Sep Newcastle Utd. 1 - 2 Blackburn R. Premier League
2007/2008 Sat 01 Mar Newcastle Utd. 0 - 1 Blackburn R. Premier League
2007/2008 Sat 01 Dec Blackburn R. 3 - 1 Newcastle Utd. Premier League
2006/2007 Sat 05 May Newcastle Utd. 0 - 2 Blackburn R. Premiership

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Recent respective form guides

Newcastle United are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Magpies in those games, with 6 conceded.

Blackburn Rovers have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Rovers have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Newcastle United's total of 9 points from their 5 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

Blackburn Rovers are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 4 points from 5 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Newcastle United 6 4 2 0 10 6 14
Blackburn Rovers 6 3 1 2 12 11 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Magpies, as the Rovers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Newcastle United Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Unbeaten run of 10 matches.
Blackburn Rovers Not won in previous 2 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.

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