West Bromwich Albion vs Newcastle United live stream. A historical look at Newcastle United vs. West Brom, West Brom vs Newcastle predictions: Premier League preview, line-ups & football betting tips
While it may not be a heated rivalry, Newcastle United vs. West Brom is certainly a long lasting one. The first year Newcastle United faced off with West Brom was 1898 in League Division One action. There have been 127 matches since between the two sides and the series is remarkably close. The all-time record right now is 47 wins for Newcastle, 48 wins for West Brom, and 33 draws. West Brom host Newcastle at the Hawthorns on Thursday night. In interim boss Gary Megson’s first match in charge, West Brom managed to pull off a surprise result, drawing 1-1 at Spurs on Saturday.
Salomon gave the Baggies an early lead but Harry Kane leveled things up in the second half. The result puts a stop to West Brom’s run of four consecutive defeats, but still leaves them just one point above the relegation zone. The Magpies won three of the first five match-ups, but then things went sour. After winning a match 1-0 in 1904, Newcastle United wouldn’t defeat West Brom again until 1922, a run of 12 matches.
Only Swansea City have picked up fewer points at home than West Brom this season. Former Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has confirmed he is in talks with Baggies, and could well be in attendance for the match against his old club. Newcastle continued their slide down the table after another defeat on Saturday. They made it four defeats in a row, losing 3-0 at home to Watford. Rafa Benitez’s side have only scored one goal in their last four and have just one win in their last eight matches.