Premier League In Focus – Newcastle vs Bournemouth Preview

When? Saturday 4th November, 15:00 (UK)

Where? St James’ Park

What channel is it on? Newcastle vs Bournemouth will not be televised live

Are tickets still available?

Newcastle - https://tickets.nufc.co.uk/events-choose-seats-flash.aspx?eid=8851&sid=102425&pid=5035&vid=69

Bournemouth - https://tickets.afcb.co.uk/Online/default.asp

STATS & FACTS
Head-to-head – last five meetings: Newcastle W2, Bournemouth W2, D1
Head-to-head – Premier League meetings: Newcastle W1, Bournemouth W1
Head-to-head – all-time meetings: Newcastle W3, Bournemouth W4, D1

Newcastle have scored 10 goals in as many Premier League matches this season while only conceding nine at the other end - an average of 0.9 goals against.

Of the teams in the top half of the table, Newcastle have the lowest average possession this season at 44.1%.

Newcastle have had 129 shots on goal this season, scoring once every 12.9 attempts.

Bournemouth on the other hand have 92 shots on goal and they score once every 15.3 attempts.

Bournemouth have scored the second least amount of goals in the Premier League this season, with just six to their name.

Each of Bournemouth’s last three defeats in the Premier League have been by a solitary goal.

The last two defeats that Newcastle have suffered in the Premier League have been by a 1-0 scoreline, while all four of their defeats in the league have been by just a single goal.

Both Newcastle and Bournemouth have only managed to keep one clean sheet in their last five Premier League matches.

Of the teams in the bottom half of the table, Bournemouth have the best pass completion rate at 78.5%.

Newcastle have the second lowest pass completion rate of the teams in the top half of the table at 73.4%.

MEMORABLE MEETING
The last time these two sides met was in March 2016 in what would be Bournemouth’s debut season in the Premier League. They made the long journey back to Dorset with all three points thanks to a 3-1 win at St James’ Park.