Three reasons Newcastle United will lose against Crystal Palace
Newcastle United will look to continue their impressive start to the Premier League season when they host bottom-of-the-table Crystal Palace at St. James’ Park this weekend.
The Magpies would have been expected to struggle by some having been promoted from the Championship last term, but they have taken 11 points from the opening eight top-flight fixtures and more than held their own in all of the games.
While they may have been beaten by fellow newly-promoted clubs Huddersfield Town and Brighton and Hove Albion, they have also taken three points off of West Ham United and Stoke City and drawn with Liverpool and Southampton.
Rafa Benitez’s men would have fancied his side for the visit of the Eagles considering they hadn’t scored or picked up a point after seven games, but their 2-1 win against Premier League holders Chelsea last weekend could make the clash on Tyneside a very different encounter.
Here are three reasons Newcastle will lose against Palace on Saturday…