Jonjo Shelvey, Ryan Fraser and Kieran Trippier celebrating Newcastle United's opening goal against Leeds United (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

How Newcastle United’s relegation chances have shifted after victory over Leeds United and where rivals Everton, Norwich City and Burnley are predicted to finish

Newcastle United secured their second win of the season at the weekend, a win which has seen a shift in their chances of Premier League survival.

By Joe Buck
Monday, 24th January 2022, 1:44 pm

Defeat on Saturday would have left Eddie Howe’s side bottom of the table and four points adrift of Norwich City in 17th.

However, Jonjo Shelvey’s free-kick 15 minutes from time sent the away end wild and was enough to secure a vital win for the Magpies.

Norwich’s comprehensive victory over Watford on Friday night piled the pressure onto Saturday’s clash at Elland Road, however, Newcastle held their nerve and even though they remain in the relegation zone, they sit just one-point behind the Canaries with a game in hand.

Burnley then followed that up by earning a point against Arsenal yesterday.

It was another fascinating round of fixtures and here is how the SkyBet believe the relegation picture looks following this weekend’s Premier League action:

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