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Can Newcastle Make It Three Wins In A Row Against Villa?

7:17 am, Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 by Dr. Ed Harrison · 9 Comments

After Newcastle’s great come from behind win at Tottenham on Sunday – the third time in a row we have won the fixture – next up on Saturday in the late kick-off game is Aston Villa – who are bottom of the league.

So this is another test for Newcastle to see if we can beat teams at home we are expected to beat.

When you play the bottom of the league side at home you normally expect to win – but Newcastle are not the most consistent side in the league and we are just hoping our players realize just how important this game is.

steve mcclaren on touchline watford

Steve McClaren – Newcastle manager

A win would be simply great and would mean we have won five of the last nine games and got 16 points – not bad at all – but a defeat  would be another disaster and we’ve already had too many of those this season – and this year for that matter.

This is also the last game before Christmas so perhaps the Newcastle players can give our fans a very nice Christmas present and all 3 points after all the trials and tribulations this year?

Here’s hoping.

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9 responses so far ↓

  • 1 loonie-toon // Dec 16, 2015 at 7:24 AM

    Have gone for win these games a must win to put some space between bottom 3 hope Chelsea can beat the scum aswell I was reading today that Southampton wanting Townsend aswell sure read on here that was more less done deal for us lol

  • 2 firebug666 // Dec 16, 2015 at 7:25 AM

    It always comes down to the same question, Which team will turn up?

    Yes we can beat Villa, if the team put in another performance, it might come down to how well we start the game.

    2-0 The Toon

  • 3 Average_Contents // Dec 16, 2015 at 7:26 AM

    I certainly hope so. What NUFC team will turn up though? The Watford one or the Liverpool one?

    I’m praying it’s the latter.

    It all depends if we keep the same intensity and desire to be honest. If we score first and keep applying pressure then I think the floodgates may open and they’d crumble because let’s face it, they are a piss poor side.

    Oh how I’d love it if we give them a good tonking.

    If we score first I’m going with a 3-0 win.

    It’s strange feeling confident of a win and that’s when it usually goes tits up.

    Winbar will be high no doubt.

    Cautiously optimistic :/

  • 4 firebug666 // Dec 16, 2015 at 7:37 AM

    AC

    I was wondering what that feeling was, “confidence” is it?

    I thought it was that Christmas feeling, it’s usually this time of year when we take a few hammering’s, and the games come thick and fast.

    That “confidence” feeling is telling me this year will be different…..Should I trust it?

  • 5 Slank // Dec 16, 2015 at 7:38 AM

    I correctly predicted the result against Liverpool and Spurs when almost everyone else said we would lose.

    I now think that this may be the game we lose as Villa are no pushover.

    However, their confidence is a lot worse than ours (because of our two wins) and should we get an early goal they will try and chase the game which our counter attacking play (with Sissoko, Gini and Perez) will make the most of.

    Conversely, if we don’t score early and the longer the game goes on the more impatient the crowd gets which transmits itself to the players the more nervous our players become and the more emboldened the Villa players become.

    This might be more of a one nil than the cricket score some think.

  • 6 Toonfan8 // Dec 16, 2015 at 7:45 AM

    This is bitch match, we should win and no matter if we win 1:0 or 4:0 I just want three points, of course for our confidence would be better to hammer them, but I will be happy enough with 1:0 win. It is important not to concede against them, we should attack them from the first minute and put pressure on them, I would put there Mitrovic with Perez to work their socks off and give us some goals and then bring on Cisse and SDJ and their experiences…

  • 7 Lindisfarne // Dec 16, 2015 at 7:48 AM

    The two teams ahead of us are playing each other so a win will go along way to bridging the gap to mid table. If we lose then we will drop back into the relegation battle. Schtevie appears to be able to handle more than just 11 players and has steadied the ship. A word to the wise to a few individuals has pulled things together and created some belief. The Villa game will have a different complexion and require an alteration to the tactical approach. Schtevie has earned his chips but how much will he gamble with? ‘All in’ and the team will boom or bust, or cautiously collect individual battles all over the pitch in order to ensure a victory.

  • 8 firebug666 // Dec 16, 2015 at 7:55 AM

    Lindisfarne

    The chips are still down for us, and it will take quite a bit of bravery to play the right numbers at the right time, and the confidence to know you are playing the right tactics to achieve a positive result.

    As long as we stay out of the red zone I think we will be alright.

  • 9 Ravostag // Dec 16, 2015 at 9:34 AM

    Why bother with Townsend? No better than what we have.




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