Newcastle will play at home with Leeds in the 18th round of the championship of England. The match will take place on December 31, starting at 15:00 GMT.
Premier League 2022-23
Newcastle are strong and ambitious in the Premier League this season. The team is in 3rd place, 2 points behind 2nd place.
The main advantage of the team is reliable defense, as only 11 goals were conceded in 16 matches, while 32 goals were scored.
In their previous match, Newcastle defeated Leicester away (3-0). Before that, there was a victory over Chelsea with a score (1-0).
Leeds, meanwhile, this season does not look the most profitable way. The team is in 15th place in the Premier League.
In their previous match, the team lost at home to Manchester City with a score (1-3). Before that, there was a defeat from Tottenham (3-4).
Despite losing their last two Premier League games and conceding ten goals compared to their previous three, the Leeds manager has so far dismissed any talk of relegation.
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Head to Head
- This game will be the 99th meeting between Newcastle and Leeds. The hosts have won 40 of their previous matches, while the away team have won 39, with the remaining matches ending in draws.
- Newcastle have the best defensive record in the Premier League this season with 11 goals conceded.
|X1 1.48||X 4.94||X2 6.80|
In this match, the maximum concentration in defense is expected from the opponents, which in the end can bring a maximum of struggle in the center for the right to control the ball and a minimum of attacks.
In addition, Leeds are a difficult opponent, which can bring surprises. Newcastle are in good shape and will look forward to playing as well to complete the season successfully.
Prediction for this match: Under 2.5 goals.
Handicap Newcastle (-1.5).