After having finished 1st last season, the home team got the promotion and therefore makes its debut in this competition with high hopes. This is a team that usually maintains its competitive levels in home and away matches, since in the last 30 matches they register 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses in away matches; against 10 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses at their stadium. They come to this match after a home win against Hellas Verona by (2‑0). Newcastle United has won 7, tied 2 and lost 1 of the last 10 home matches. Their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in all of the last 10 matches. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 24 of the last 28 matches have ended with Over 1,5 goals.
Newcastle had an interesting pre season, with many wins, and in their last friendly match they had a 2-0 win against Verona. In this first match, coach Rafael Benitez should use a 4-2-3-1 formation with Mitrovic as their most offensive reference. In this season, they had a couple of quality signings, such as Murphy, Lejeune and Mikel Merino. They should be without Dwight Gayle and Aarons, who are both injured.
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The away team makes its debut in this edition of the competition, after having finished 2nd last season. This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 8 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses in away matches, with 34 goals scored and 19 conceded; against 13 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss at their stadium, with 44 goals scored and 12 conceded. In their last match, for the Club Friendlies, they got a home win against Juventus by (2‑0). In the last 10 away matches Tottenham Hotspur has won 7 and lost 3. Defensive consistency hasn’t been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches. In 15 matches, they have conceded the first goal 6 times but have turned the score around in 2. In the last 20 away matches for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: they have scored 16 of their 44 goals between minutes (76’‑90′).
Tottenham reaches this match after a 2-0 win against Juventus, putting an end to 2 consecutive losses. Coach Mauricio Pochettino usually plays in a 4-2-3-1 formation prioritising ball possession and organized attacks, with Dele Alli as their main playmaker, as he has great passing quality. In this match, they will be without Danny Rose and Lamela, both injured.
A total of 455 days have passed sinceManchester United vs West Ham United in a Premier League fixture at St James’ Park. Since then the Magpies