Swansea v Newcastle United
Friday 6 April 2012 4.30pm
Live On SKY
A great opportunity to put pressure on the cockney trio in the places above us in the table.
The wins over West Brom & Liverpool and especially the way in which they were achieved, must take the black & whites into this match on a massive high.
Swansea have been a credit to themselves this season, some really good football and already assured of Premier League football.
Their main danger man has been Geordie striker, Danny Graham, further proof with his twelve goals that players can still step up from the Championship, even in the hardest position of all.
This will be Newcastle’s sixth in a row televised match and it has all the makings of a real spectacle for the worldwide audience….so that’s another goalless drw guaranteed!
At St.James’ Park we didn’t see a goal as Tim Krul’s young Dutch counterpart, Michel Vorm, was outstanding.
With a front three like ours though I can’t see the match lacking a goal, though as well as Graham up front I think Nathan Dyer is an excellent player who we’ll need to be wary of.
I’m hoping we’ll see Jonas joining Tiote and Cabaye in a three man midfield with Guthrie out injured yet again, at left-back could this be the day that Santon is brought back into the fold to have a run until the end of the season. The alternative is a fit again Ryan Taylor coming in.
With Newcastle playing in advance of the cockney trio this is a great chance to put the squeeze on and go into the weekend three ahead of Chelsea and only two behind both Spurs and Arsenal.
To do so United will have to achieve the win at The Liberty Stadium which none of these three managed to do, there is a massive carrot dangling though and I think Newcastle will do it.
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