Below-fire Steve Bruce shall be in search of a key Premier League win this night when his Newcastle host Leeds.
Bruce is beneath main stress having seen his Magpies lose their final 4 top-flight video games.
The Toon boss wants to show issues round as quickly as attainable with Leeds heading to Tyneside tonight.
Marcelo Bielsa’s facet have misplaced their final two and have been overwhelmed by Brighton final day trip.
However Leeds did smash Newcastle 5-2 in December.
Newcastle vs Leeds: The way to pay attention
This match will get beneath method at 6pm on Tuesday, January 26.
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Newcastle vs Leeds: Crew information
Newcastle shall be with out three central defenders for the go to of Leeds.
Federico Fernandez, Paul Dummett and Ciaran Clark are anticipated to overlook out, whereas Javier Manquillo, who made his first look since November at Aston Villa on Saturday, is a doubt after limping off at Villa Park.
Allan Saint-Maximin returned as an alternative in that sport, however is unlikely to make the beginning line-up after eight weeks out recovering from coronavirus.
Leeds, in the meantime, shall be boosted by the return of Kalvin Phillips and Illan Meslier.
Phillips sat out the latest house defeat to Brighton due to a one-game ban, whereas Meslier has missed two matches by sickness.
Marcelo Bielsa has no new damage considerations, however remains to be with out Robin Koch, Gaetano Berardi and Adam Forshaw.
Newcastle vs Leeds: Match stats and details
- Newcastle United final hosted Leeds United for a league match in April 2017 within the Championship, drawing 1-1 with Chris Wooden netting a 90th minute equaliser for the Whites.
- Leeds gained 5-2 towards Newcastle in December within the reverse Premier League assembly, final finishing a league double over the Magpies within the 1975-76 marketing campaign beneath Jimmy Armfield, which was additionally the final time they gained back-to-back league video games towards the Magpies.
- Newcastle United need to keep away from shedding each house and away Premier League video games towards a newly promoted membership in a season for under the third time, beforehand doing so towards Charlton Athletic in 2000-01 and Watford in 2015-16.
- Newcastle have stored only one clear sheet of their final 13 Premier League house video games (W3 D4 L6), with that coming in a goalless draw towards Liverpool. The Magpies had stored 4 consecutive clear sheets at St James’ Park previous to this run.
- Leeds have misplaced their final three video games in all competitions by an mixture rating of 0-7. They final misplaced 4 in a row again in November 2017, whereas they final misplaced as many consecutively with out scoring in April 2010.
- Leeds United are the one Premier League crew but to attain in all competitions in 2021 – the one earlier Premier League facet to fail to attain of their first 4 matches in a 12 months was Cardiff City in 2019, whereas the final top-flight crew to fail to attain and lose their first 4 matches in a 12 months was Ipswich City in 1970.
- Newcastle have managed simply 9.1 pictures per sport in house Premier League video games this season (82 in 9 video games) – since 2003/04, their earlier lowest complete at St James’ Park was 11.8, in 2017-18.
- Leeds managed simply seven pictures of their final match towards Brighton, solely having fewer in three matches beneath Marcelo Bielsa in all competitions, most just lately towards Liverpool on the opening day of this season (6). It was additionally the primary time Patrick Bamford had accomplished 90 minutes in a match for Bielsa and did not have a shot at purpose.
- Newcastle supervisor Steve Bruce has by no means misplaced a house league match towards Leeds in his managerial profession (P7 W5 D2), going through no facet extra with out shedding at house within the league (additionally seven video games vs Bristol City and Stoke City).
- In his first eight Premier League video games this season, Leeds’ Patrick Bamford scored seven objectives from 29 pictures (24% conversion charge), averaging a purpose each 96 minutes. Since then, he’s scored three objectives from 36 pictures (8% conversion), averaging a purpose each 292 minutes.