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Updated end of season revealing official Premier League stats – Newcastle United

2 months ago

When it comes to understanding this just completed Newcastle United 2020/21 season, these newly updated official Premier League stats can be invaluable.

The final table said that Newcastle finished twelfth on 45 points.

However, Newcastle United were a massive 14 points off 10th (top half) and only six points above seventeenth (fourth bottom.

These Premier League stats tables below are taken from the official PL site and help tell us the real story of this later NUFC season.


Newcastle United’s defence having to make more clearances than all of the other 19 PL clubs.


Only Burnley’s players making more blocks than Newcastle United’s.


Only West Brom making fewer passes than Newcastle United.


Only Palace and Burnley making less through balls than NUFC.


Long ball team? Only three clubs with more long balls than NUFC.


Only the two clubs with fewer corners than Steve Bruce’s team.

POSSESSION (This PL table via Transfermarkt – Average home possession, Average away possession and overall H and A):

Only West Brom averaging less possession than Newcastle United’s overall average of 38.7%.

I’ll let you make your own deductions from the Premier League stats tables above, as to the typical tactics and set up under Steve Bruce in 2020/21…


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