The program of the 5th round of the English Premier League will open with a duel between Newcastle United and Leeds United. The meeting will take place on September 17, 2021 at the St James Park – Sports Direct Arena. You can bet with the best odds on 1xbet download app.
Approximate line-ups for the Newcastle – Leeds match:
Newcastle United (4-5-1): Gillespie – Lasselas, Clarke, Fernandez, Manquillo – Saint-Maximin, Sean Longstaff, Murphy, Almiron, Ritchie – Joelinton
Out: Wilson (injury), Dubravka (injury), Anderson (injury), Fraser (ankle injury)
Leeds (4-5-1): Melier – Firpo, Ayling, Llorente, Cooper – Harrison, Rodrigo, Rafinha, Phillips, Klich – Bamford
Out: Koch (injury), Strike (suspension), Forshaw (muscle injury)
Match referee: Mike Dean.
Taking into account the previous season, the referee played 28 matches, showed 102 yellow cards (an average of 3.6 per game) and 8 red cards. On average, 23 fouls are recorded per match.
Statistical preview of the Newcastle – Leeds match:
Opponents allow many hits on the target of their own goal. On goal, “Newcastle”, on average, there are 5 hits, and on goal “Leeds” – 5.8. Taking into account these statistics, you can bet on the total more (9.5) shots on target.
There are a lot of corners in matches with the participation of teams. In games with the participation of “Newcastle” an average of 10 served, and in games “Leeds” – 11. It is possible that the reporting meeting was full of corners. Therefore, you can put on TB (10.5) corners.
Forecast for the match Newcastle United – Leeds United
The main goal for both clubs this season is to maintain their league registration. True, the potential of Yorkshirers is much higher, and according to the statements of their board, in the next three years, “Leeds” wants to get into the European competition. Newcastle fans continue to dream of the sale of the club by Mike Ashley. The opponents did not succeed in the start of the new Premier League draw – so far the opponents have not won. Newcastle got one point and Leeds got two. Obviously, in such a context, the game should be open and aggressive – the opponents will constantly rush to attack and strive to snatch victory. The guests are already accustomed to playing exclusively forward, and the Magpies are very fond of playing in space. Last season, both head-to-head meetings were scoring goals – “Leeds” won 5: 2 at home and 2: 1 on the road. Building on it all,
In addition, you can bet on W2 at 2.30. “Leeds” is definitely stronger than its rival – not only in composition, but also in game. “Newcastle” looks good on the field only in episodes, and this is too little to score points against the team of Marcelo Bielsa. In the last campaign, the guests were twice stronger than “forty” and this series can easily last.
Our pick: Total Over (2.5) with odds of 1.71.