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07 Sep 2017 by TSZ

Premier League In Focus – Swansea vs Newcastle Preview

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When? Sunday 10th September, 16:00 (UK)

Where? The Liberty Stadium

Where can I watch it? Sky Sports Premier League

Are tickets still available?

Swansea - https://www.eticketing.co.uk/swanstickets

Newcastle - http://tickets.nufc.co.uk/

STATS & FACTS
Last five head-to-head meetings – Swansea W3, Newcastle W1, D1.

The last time these two sides met it resulted in a 3-0 win for Newcastle which brought to an end a run of seven games without defeat for Swansea in this particular fixture.

That run of seven games saw Swansea win six and draw one – an unbeaten span running from November 2012 to April 2016.

The two clubs have met each other 10 times in the Premier League with their being seven wins for Swansea, two wins for Newcastle and just the one draw.

That draw came in their first ever Premier League meeting, a 0-0 stalemate at St James’ Park back in December 2011.

Both teams picked up their first wins of the season in the fixture before the international break. Swansea earned a 2-0 win at Crystal Palace while Newcastle made easy work of West Ham when they ran out 3-0 winners in front of their own fans at St James’ Park.

These wins would also provide both clubs with their first goals of the season.

Of the nine goals that Swansea have scored in their last five outings against Newcastle, Wayne Routledge is the only scorer still at the South Wales club. He scored in a 2-2 home draw back in 2014.

MOST MEMORABLE MEETING
The two clubs played out an entertaining 2-2 draw back in October 2014. Papiss Cisse's two goals for Newcastle would make sure the travelling Magpies would go home with a share of the points.

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