FootyMAD's Newcastle United match preview

Last updated : 28 February 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Portsmouth v Newcastle United fixture

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.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 25 OctNewcastle Utd.3 - 0PortsmouthPREM
1992/1993Tue 09 FebPortsmouth2-0Newcastle Utd.LD1
1992/1993Sat 12 SepNewcastle Utd.3 - 1PortsmouthLD1
1991/1992Sat 25 AprNewcastle Utd.1 - 0PortsmouthDIV2
1991/1992Sat 05 OctPortsmouth3 - 1Newcastle Utd.DIV2
1990/1991Sat 23 MarPortsmouth0 - 1Newcastle Utd.DIV2
1990/1991Sat 06 OctNewcastle Utd.2 - 1PortsmouthDIV2

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.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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

Sequence statistics:
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.