Newcastle United are looking over their shoulders in the battle to avoid relegation from the Premier League this season after the recent two results picked up by Fulham, who are in the relegation zone. Newcastle United are in the final safe spot in the league and were ten points ahead of Fulham in the final relegation place as at the weekend. Before last weekend’s set of games, Fulham had 15 points from 22 games, while Newcastle United had 25 points from 23 games in the league.
Newcastle United have taken their winless run to nine games in all competitions after their latest outing, a Premier League defeat to Arsenal in a week nineteen clash. At the game played on Monday night at the Emirates Stadium, Arsenal defeated Newcastle United 3-0 with three goals to get back to winning ways and seal a place in the top ten on the Premier League log for the first time in several weeks.
Arsenal had some good opportunities to take the lead in the first half but club skipper Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang could not find the back of the net with the goal gaping.Aubameyang hit the post as he came closest to netting the first goal of the game. Pierre-EmerickAubameyang didn’t let the miss affect him after he scored the opener on 50 minutes.
Two Newcastle United players have received praise from their manager for their display during the Premier League clash with Chelsea at the weekend. The league duel between Newcastle United and Chelsea was the first game of matchday nine in the English top flight this season and it ended with the Blues taking all the points on offer.
Newcastle United were conveniently beaten 2-0 by hosts Chelsea who ended at the league summit after the game. The Blues were replaced at the top of the Premier League by London rivals Tottenham Hotspur hours later following their 2-0 home win over Manchester City.
According to reports from England, Arsenal have reportedly joined the race in signing Sevilla defender Diego Carlos. The Telegraph reports that Liverpool are also in the race to sign Carlos.
The Reds have been linked with a move for the Brazilian centre-back in recent weeks, with Jurgen Klopp stating that he is a fan of the player. The 27-year-old has a hefty £68m release clause in his current contract.
Former Peruvian national team midfielder Norberto Solano was recently found guilty of going outside his home during quarantine hours even as coronavirus pandemic spreads unabated throughout the world. As many members of the community have been told to stay at home to prevent the spread of virus, it is widely seen that celebrities likeSolano should be adhering to the schedule even more so that they set an example. However, this was not the case, asSolano left his home on Thursday in just before the curfew began.
It has been reported thatSolano left his home in order to participate in a party that took much longer than anticipated. As a result,Peruvian police took extreme action against the footballer by detailing him. Since ending his playing days,Solano has been with the Peruvian national team as an assistant coach. Even such a celebrity status did not preventSolano from being taken to the police station in Lima. The police were acting after a complaint by a neighbour. However,Solano was released soon after the incident, and he came out with an apology. Peru has seen a significant rise in the number of COVID-19 cases over the last few days and this will immensely stress the thin health care system of the country.
Southampton will want to return to winning ways when they host struggling Newcastle United at St Mary. Ralph Hasenhüttl’s side were beaten away from home last weekend by David Moyes’ West Ham.
The Saint were quite unlucky in their last defeat. Despite having the upper hand in the tie, they went 3-1 one down at the London Stadium. The Hammers took the lead in the 15th minute through Jarrod Bowen. Southampton got the deserved equalizer after the half hour mark. After a good team play, James Ward-Prowse delivered a perfect cut back for Michael Obafemi to score.
Among the positives Newcastle took away from their win over Southampton on Sunday, Saint-Maximin’s injury late in the game poured some sand in their fine grain of happiness. After weeks of struggling for consistency as they at least hope to avoid the drop, Steve Bruce’s men put in one of their best shift to make sure Southampton ended the matchday empty handed.
The team for Newcastle United was held back with a 1-1 score after a goal from Jamaal Lascelles got canceled. Jonny canceled the goal which was arranged by Federico Fernandez, his colleague for defense. The side led by ‘Bruce’ is now at the second-lowest position in terms of score in the Premier League. They have just six goals in hand. The head coach of the club knows very well that they will go down if the team cannot improve their record. He said that they are trying to improve the record.
Steve Bruce also said that statistics is not only the way by which you can know about the team or what happened in the entire match. People have to know what the players go through in a game like this where they have to think about so many things. Bruce did not want to argue about the matter because he knows that the team will be able to improve if they practice hard. He added that they are trying to be a bit more open regarding this matter if it is possible for them to do so. They have worked on the crossing of two center halves because the pitch has three of them.
Premier League side Newcastle United are already facing relegation threats this early in the season. With Aton Villa getting a draw, the Magpies dropped to the 18th spot on the log. Despite hosting struggling Brighton & Hove Albion next, going away to Leicester City and then facing Manchester United and Chelsea, there are no sure hopes of picking any point in the next four games.
Under former Liverpool, Real Madrid and Chelsea boss Rafa Benitez, Newcastle finished in the 10th and 13th position at the end of the season. It seems those mid-table finishes made the fans and management forget that they were nowhere there, and required substantial urgent investment like the Spaniard asked for.
Newcastle looks forward to beguiling Nice’s Patrick Vieira to step into the shoes of the head coach. Vieira had a pretty good season with Nice as they finished 7th in the French Ligue. Newcastle United had communicated with the former Manchester City and Arsenal midfielder previously. In 2015, he had interviewed for the managerial position. However, the job went on to Steve McClaren. It is not yet clear as to whether Vieira would agree to leave Nice after he spent 12 months as the in-charge of the club.