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Newcastle United 1-0 Fulham | Tactical and Statistical Analysis

Newcastle United 1-0 Fulham | Tactical and Statistical Analysis

Newcastle scored their first goal and won their first game of the season in a narrow 1-0 win against Fulham. The majority of the game saw very little action in the final third, as both teams struggled to link up with their forwards. However, with the introduction of want-away midfielder Yohan Cabaye and new loan signing Loic Remy midway through the second half, it gave Newcastle extra impetus in their attack and from their continuous pressure Hatem Ben Arfa scored …
Best Central Midfield Combination For Newcastle United? Stats Analysis

Best Central Midfield Combination For Newcastle United? Stats Analysis

With the increasing number of teams playing with formations that include a three man central midfield, whether it’d be 4-3-3, 4-5-1, 4-2-3-1 or even a false 9, it is near impossible to play the 4-4-2 formation, which served Newcastle well in the first part of the 2011/12 season.  During that season, an inform Tiote and Cabaye built a formidable partnership and were able to control games against other teams who played two in central midfield, for example our away game …
Newcastle 0 Man Utd 3 | Stats and Tactical Analysis

Newcastle 0 Man Utd 3 | Stats and Tactical Analysis

It was a reverse scoreline of the corresponding fixture last season, as Manchester United eased passed a disjointed Newcastle with a convincing 3-0 win at St James’ Park. Newcastle started with their best front six players in a 4-4-2 formation, but injury problems at the back meant Pardew had to settle for a makeshift defence. Steve Harper continued in the absence of Tim Krul in goal and without the first choice centre back pairing of Coloccini and Steven Taylor, Williamson …
Yohan Cabaye - Underperforming, not fully fit? | Stats Analysis

Yohan Cabaye - Underperforming, not fully fit? | Stats Analysis

At the same point last season, I wrote about Yohan Cabaye and how the early signs looked promising for our newly acquired French midfielder. With a difficult start to the season, including a visit from Arsenal on the opening day of the season and a Tyne-Wear derby to boot as well, by the time the international break came at the beginning of September, Cabaye – alongside Tiote - looked composed and influential as the central hub of the team. It …
Newcastle 2 Spurs 1 | Stats and Tactical Analysis

Newcastle 2 Spurs 1 | Stats and Tactical Analysis

Newcastle 2 Bolton 0 | Stats and Tactical Analysis

Newcastle 2 Bolton 0 | Stats and Tactical Analysis

Arsenal 2 Newcastle 1 | Newcastle Opta Stats Analysis

Arsenal 2 Newcastle 1 | Newcastle Opta Stats Analysis

Newcastle 1  Sunderland 1 - Stats Analysis

Newcastle 1 Sunderland 1 - Stats Analysis

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