Ayoze Perez has been interviewed in the Chronicle, and he admits that last Saturday’s performance against Blackburn in the FA Cup when we got a lucky 1-1 draw, was not good enough.
Our home form has been terrible this season with only two wins in 12 total games in all competitions at St. James’ Park.
Our away form has been a little better, thank goodness.
And we are away at Chelsea on Saturday in the late kick-off game.
Most pundits will expect this to be an easy win for the home side, but this is where the opportunity lies for Newcastle.
Ayoze Perez – hopefully, we can get something at Chelsea
If we can take something out of this game, it will help to raise the mood among Newcastle supporters – which is not good at the moment.
It will also give our players some added confidence.
This is what Ayoze has said in the Chronicle as he looks forward to the game at Stamford Bridge on Saturday:
“Away from home we have been better which is the strange thing. That is one positive.”
“But imagine if we were better at home? We wouldn’t be in trouble now.”
“Chelsea will be tough but we have done well away so hopefully we can get a result.”
“We should be looking forward to playing Chelsea with the pressure off – it should be enjoyable.”
“Our home form hasn’t been good enough.” “You could suffer at Chelsea and it is a tough game.”
“Chelsea are doing well and Stamford Bridge is always a tough place to go.”
“It’s now all about the reaction, we have to find a way to react the best way we can.”
“It will be tough but a good day to get back to winning points.”
Chelsea have won six, drawn four and lost only one home game in the Premier League this season – so it will not be easy.