Stadium: St James's Park (Newcastle)
Referee: Craig Pawson
In the fifth round of the English Premier League Newcastle United will face Brentford, the game will begin on September 16. Eddie Howe's wards are considered favorites, who have not scored points in the last three appearances in the tournament. Will the hosts manage to get back on the winning track?Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
After a confident 5:1 home win over Aston Villa, Newcastle United had to face three more top opponents. Away they lost with a minimal difference to the reigning EPL champion Manchester City. In the home walls, the team did not hold the winning score with Liverpool, playing with a numerical advantage - defeat 1:2. On the eve of the pause for national team performances, the team suffered a defeat from Brighton with a score of 1:3. At the moment Newcastle takes only 14th place in the EPL table.
Brentford began the EPL campaign with a winless series of four appearances. Thomas Frank's wards beat Fulham 3:0 and shared points with Tottenham, Bournemouth (both games - 2:2), and Crystal Palace (1:1). With six points, they occupy the eighth place in the championship of England. It should be noted that Brentford was stronger than Newport in a penalty shootout and made it to the third round of the English League Cup.
Expert Betting Tips
Brentford will be complicated to extend the winless series in the English championship. Newcastle United has already lost a lot of points at the start of the season. Naturally, Eddie Howe and his wards can not be satisfied with three consecutive defeats and intend to respond with a winning performance immediately. As the main bet, you can consider the time of the first goal scored; there is a probability of extending the productive series of the team in personal meetings with Brentford.