A huge relegation six-pointer will be underway when Newcastle United welcome bottom-placed Huddersfield Town to St James Park on Saturday. With Huddersfield in desperate need of points to climb the league table, the pressure will be on the hosts to establish some space between themselves and the bottom four.
Match: Newcastle United FC Vs Huddersfield Town AFC
Date: Saturday, February 23, 2019
Kick-off Time: 15:00 (GMT)
Stadium: St James’ Park
TV Channel: BBC Final Score
Live Stream: BT Sport Score
Newcastle United FC Vs Huddersfield Town AFC’ live stream online will be available on BT Sport Score.
Referee: Kevin Friend
Neither of the two sides was in Premier League fixtures last weekend due to the fifth round of FA Cup. The home side took a valuable one point in an away game against Wolves in their last league fixture. On the other hand, Huddersfield have worst case scenario. They have lost their last four league fixtures and haven’t won a single of their last 14 in all competitions.
The home side has some good news ahead of Saturday’s fixture. Ki Sung-Yeung is expected to make a comeback following his injury. Long term absentee Jonjo Shelvey is edging closer to a possible return. New recruit, Miguel Almiron is expected to play his second for Newcastle.
For Huddersfield, Jonas Lossl and Chris Lowe are expected to feature in starting XI. Winger Isaac Mbenza will be out of action for the visitors until next month following his calf injury.
Newcastle United: Dubravka; Schar, Lascelles, Lejeune; Yedlin, Hayden, Longstaff, Ki, Ritchie; Almiron, Rondon
Huddersfield Town: Lossl; Smith, Jorgensen, Schindler, Lowe; Bacuna, Hogg, Mooy, Puncheon; Kachunga, Diakhaby
Newcastle leads the head to head tier with two wins. All of their last three league games have finished 1-0, with Newcastle winning two. The last time these two teams met, Huddersfield silenced Newcastle with 1-0 at the final whistle.
Here’s how these two teams have performed in their last five league fixtures.
Newcastle United Huddersfield Town
Wolves 1-1 Newcastle (11/2) Huddersfield 1-2 Arsenal (9/2)
Tottenham 1-0 Newcastle (2/2) Chelsea 5-0 Huddersfield (2/2)
Newcastle 2-1 Man City (29/1) Huddersfield 0-1 Everton (29/1)
Newcastle 0-2 Watford (26/1) Huddersfield 0-3 Man City (20/1)
Newcastle 3-0 Cardiff (19/1) Cardiff 0-0 Huddersfield (12/1)
1 Newcastle United – 1 Huddersfield Town