Premier League In Focus – West Brom vs Newcastle Preview

When? Tuesday 28th November, 20:00 (UK)

Where? The Hawthorns

What channel is it on? West Brom vs Newcastle will not be televised live in the UK

Are tickets still available?

West Brom -

Newcastle – SOLD OUT

Head-to-head – last five meetings: West Brom W2, Newcastle W2, D1
Head-to-head – Premier League meetings: West Brom W4, Newcastle W11, D5
Head-to-head – all-time meetings: West Brom W48, Newcastle W47, D33

West Brom have failed to win their last 11 Premier League matches. In that time, the Baggies have failed to keep a single clean sheet in the league.

There have been over 2.5 goals scored in West Brom's last three home Premier League matches.

West Brom have conceded at least two goals in their last three home league outings.

West Brom have the lowest average possession in the Premier League this season – 39.9%. They also have the second lowest passing accuracy at just 72.2% (joint with Burnley).

West Brom have the unwanted accolade of being the team with the least amount of efforts on goal this season – just 108 (an average of 8.3 per league game).

Newcastle have lost their last four Premier League matches, conceding nine goals in the process.

Rafael Benitez’s men have conceded 17 goals this season in the Premier League - an average of 1.3 goals against per game.

Newcastle United haven't scored in three of their six away matches in Premier League this season.

Newcastle have the joint third lowest passing accuracy in the Premier League – 74.2% (joint with Stoke).

Both Newcastle and West Brom have scored 11 goals this season in the Premier League - an average of 0.8 goals per game.

Only Joselu and Jamaal Lascelles have scored more than once in the Premier League this season for Newcastle.

Newcastle are the third least efficient team in front of goal in the Premier League this season - they require an average of 15.4 efforts before breaching the opposition’s net.

1974 saw Newcastle go all the way to Wembley in a memorable FA Cup run. The fifth round draw paired them with West Brom at the Hawthorns where they progressed to the quarter-finals thanks to a 3-0 win.