In the pub before the Liverpool match, when Spurs scored that equaliser the roar it was greeted with told you how worried Newcastle fans were, and that was before the chaotic performance against Liverpool.
I don’t have great hopes for many points from Newcastle, especially with a shocker of an away record of only one win and five draws, whilst the home matches against Liverpool and Arsenal are going to be tough.
On Sunday Papiss Cissé reminded us all of just what a quality striker Alan Pardew has brought to St.James’ Park. Thanks to The Mag’s YouTube Channel watch here as the manager talks about the striker’s contribution v Norwich.
I think some ‘fans’ have forgotten that only 3 years ago we were relegated from the premiership without a chance in hell of bouncing back and now in our second season back we are looking strong and deserve to be a top 6 team.
If Tiote starts I think Papiss Cissé will as well. However, the problem comes if Cheick isn’t in the team, will the manager risk Norwich possibly exposing an attacking line-up without the covering power of the Ivory Coast midfielder?
Newcastle travel to Norwich today looking to get the season back on track.
To win the match Newcastle will need to get control of the game in the middle of the park. If the end of match stats say Newcastle had the lion’s share of possession the result will have been taken care of.