West Ham Utd. face a trip to Newcastle United at St. James' Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Hammers will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 32 and win only 8 of the 57 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2005, when they played out a goalless draw in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sun 17 Sep||West Ham Utd.||0 - 2||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 17 Dec||West Ham Utd.||2 - 4||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 20 Aug||Newcastle Utd.||0 - 0||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Sat 11 Jan||West Ham Utd.||2 - 2||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
|2002/2003||Mon 19 Aug||Newcastle Utd.||4 - 0||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
|2001/2002||Sat 27 Apr||Newcastle Utd.||3 - 1||West Ham Utd.||PREM|
|2001/2002||Sun 23 Sep||West Ham Utd.||3 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||PREM|
Recent respective form guides
Newcastle United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The Magpies's have scored 11 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.
The away form of West Ham Utd. is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Hammers have conceded 14 goals in these games, and only hit 0 in reply.
Newcastle Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 29 points from their 23 games played so far, West Ham Utd. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premiership with a return of just 19 points from their 23 games thus far.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
|West Ham Utd.||6||1||2||3||7||12||5|
FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Magpies, as the Hammers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Newcastle Utd.||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
|West Ham Utd.||Not won in previous 14 away matches.|