Wanted: A victory at home

Premier League: Newcastle – Brentford (Saturday, 16:00)

19. November 2021, 16:29 Uhr

Newcastle are set to face off against Brentford this Saturday at 16:00. Newcastle battled Brighton and Hove Albion to a 1-1 draw in their last game. A defeat to Norwich City marked Brentford 's last game of the season.

Newcastle should be looking to shore up their defence, given that they have let in an average of 2.18 goals per game this season. Host team have yet to find their sea legs at home this season, given they have amassed just two points in five games in front of their fans. Newcastle are just 19th in the league. Any side facing Newcastle know that they are in for a tough ride as the latter have picked up 29 yellow cards already this season. The defence of Newcastle has sprung many leaks this season, with 24 goals against them so far.

Brentford are ranked 14th in the league with 12 points. Brentford have a balance standing at three wins, five defeats, and three draws. Just turning up to their games is not enough. Visiting club need to improve their results, and quickly, as they are now four games without a win.

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