In the last two days, two teams below us in the league table have gained points on Newcastle.
Southampton picked up a point by drawing 1-1 at home to Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday, and last night Swansea recorded a rare home (1-0) victory over Liverpool.
But you couldn’t say the Reds were at their best last night, but nevertheless, it was a great win for the Swans.
So in the last round of games, after we lost 3-1 at Manchester City, Newcastle dropped one point to Southampton, West Ham, Bournemouth and West Brom.
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And we have dropped 3 points to Swansea and Stoke, with the Potters having an excellent 2-0 win at home to Huddersfield on Saturday.
There are just 6 points separating bottom club Swansea from 10th placed Watford.
Newcastle are a point above the relegation zone, and 3 points from 10th place – so it’s all very compact in the bottom half of the league table at the moment.
Any three of 11 clubs could be relegated this season.
Let’s hope one of them is not Newcastle United.
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