Newcastle United have acquired some valuable points in the recent weeks to keep them above the drop-zone. They will be hoping to add some more when they host bottom-side Swansea City at St James’ Park on Saturday.
In their last league game, the Magpies claimed a 1-0 win at Stoke City and followed-up that result with a 3-1 success over Luton Town in FA Cup last weekend.
After a run of nine league games without a win, the Magpies have won two of their last four games. However, they are still only two points clear of the drop zone and find themselves in the 13th spot with 22 points.
Coming into this game, Swansea are desperate for points as time is running out for them. The arrival of Carlos Carvalhal worked magic for them as they claimed a surprise 2-1 win at Watford in what was his first ga...