Alan Pardew had his press conference for the game at Manchester United on Saturday, and he said that he was disappointed with Newcastle’s ball possession in last night’s game in that first half, but things were different and we threatened in the second half but everything that could go against us did – and that’s the way it is sometimes.
Alan Pardew – pressure on Red Devils on Saturday
But Alan mentioned that with Manchester United being beaten at home 1-0 last night by an impressive Everton side, the pressure will be on the Red Devils on saturday to get a win.
Alan was also complimentary of how well the Swansea side played last night, without their two top strikers, and he was sure they couldn’t;t have played as well even if Much and Wilfried Bony were in the team.
This is some of what the Newcastle manager said at his press conference today:
“Every game is up for grabs this year and I think there will be a reaction from Manchester United for their defeat – and one likewise from us.” So it makes for a game that is quite pressurized and we need to have calm heads for that game, and retain the ball better than we did at Swansea.”
“Man United went 12 games unbeaten before last night so it’s not like there’s a crisis there – they have lost a game which anybody can do in the Premier League at the moment and their reaction is going to be a little big larger than ours.”
“So as I say there’s bit of pressure on them and we have to capitalize on that and if we can do that and get to the last period of the game we can help reverse a statistic which isn’t very good – which is Newcastle winning at Man United.”
“I have watched three quarters of that game last night already, and Everton did very well and made it difficult for Man United.”
It will be a tough test for Newcastle on Saturday at a ground we haven’t won at since back in 1972, so we’re due a win.
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