A general view inside the stadium as snow falls during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Watford. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Newcastle United's shocking record in festive fixtures compared to Watford and Norwich City

With the festive period right around the corner, the Premier League is bracing itself for a feast of football.

Tuesday, 7th December 2021, 12:13 pm

The games always come thick and fast in around Christmas, and December can often be a month that makes or breaks a side's season – whichever end of the table they may find themselves at.

For Newcastle United, the hope will be that they can claw themselves out of the relegation zone after a fairly dire start to the campaign.

Between now and January 2nd, the Magpies come up against Leicester City, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, Everton, and Southampton – but how are they likely to fare in those fixtures?

Bookmakers.TV compared each Premier League side's points per game average with their points per game average in festive fixtures, and have ranked them all based on who sees the biggest upturn in form around the holiday period.

Check out the findings below...

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