Three reasons Newcastle should expect to beat Hull

Tonight’s EFL Cup quarter final between Newcastle and Hull at the KC Stadium presents Newcastle with the chance to reach the semi final of the competition for the first time in 20 years.

Even though their team is flying high in the Championship and focused on a return to the top flight at the first time of asking, the Magpies’ fans dream of silverware.

It doesn’t get tougher than playing away to a Premier League side but there’s plenty of talent still at Newcastle and if they play to the best of their ability will be fancied by many to come away with a win on the night.

History is against the Magpies, who have lost their last 5 quarter finals in the competition. However they do have a good record against Hull, unbeaten in their last three, winning two of those games away to the Tigers.

It’s all set to be a very intriguing night of action and we’re eager to see if Newcastle can prove they’re still of Premier League quality.

Here are three reasons why Newcastle fans should be confident of victory tonight: