Saturday starting at 17:00 Newcastle will meet Brentford in a match of the round number 12 of the Championship.
The home team started the season with two defeats surprising. Then coach Rafa Benitez put things in order and followed five wins and a goal exceptional, 15-1. For “magpie” came again a misstep, a surprising defeat at home 2-0 with Wolverhampton. In utimele three matches played, the hosts are unbeaten, period in which obtained 7 points.
So Newcastle is ranked 3rd with a total of 22 points, at a distance of only 3 lengths surprise front of the leader, Huddersfield.
The home team has the best attack in the league with 22 goals and is the team’s leading scorer D. Gayle who scored 7 times in 11 stages so far.
On the other side, the visiting team ranked 7th in international competition with a total of 18 points, just 2 points away from the playoffs.
Regarding the matches played “outside” players Dean Smith is not doing very well. So they got only 4 points in 5 trips.
Marker Team is S. Hogan, Scottish midfielder aged 24 years, scoring 7 times so far.
Newcastle has invested heavily for a promotion later this season. Has by far the most expensive lot and the best coach in the Championship. On the other Brentord not have very good results away, so guests should try to get all the points in this confrontation.