Portsmouth play host to Newcastle United at Fratton Park on Sunday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 29 games played, Pompey have recorded 14 wins, and Newcastle Utd. have come away with 11 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Portsmouth was more than a decade ago, in February 1993, with Portsmouth running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 25 Oct||Newcastle Utd.||3 - 0||Portsmouth||PREM|
|1992/1993||Tue 09 Feb||Portsmouth||2-0||Newcastle Utd.||LD1|
|1992/1993||Sat 12 Sep||Newcastle Utd.||3 - 1||Portsmouth||LD1|
|1991/1992||Sat 25 Apr||Newcastle Utd.||1 - 0||Portsmouth||DIV2|
|1991/1992||Sat 05 Oct||Portsmouth||3 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||DIV2|
|1990/1991||Sat 23 Mar||Portsmouth||0 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||DIV2|
|1990/1991||Sat 06 Oct||Newcastle Utd.||2 - 1||Portsmouth||DIV2|
Recent respective form guides
Portsmouth have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Pompey in those games, with 6 conceded.
Newcastle Utd. have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The Magpies's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 5 against.
Portsmouth are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 23 points from 25 matches. Newcastle Utd. sit in a healthy 4th in the league, and have picked up 41 points from their 26 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Portsmouth are performing very well at home, but your FootyMad panel reckons that the overall quality of Newcastle Utd. will prove too much for the homesters. Away win
|Portsmouth||No sequences of note|
|Newcastle Utd.||Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
6 games since last defeat.