How have back-to-back defeats affected Newcastle United's survival chances? (Photo by ANTHONY DEVLIN/AFP via Getty Images)

Supercomputer predicts huge swing in race for Premier League survival following crucial results involving Newcastle United, Leeds United, Everton and Leicester City

Two late defeats have slightly dampened spirits on Tyneside - but how have they affected Newcastle’s survival chances this season?

By Joe Buck
Wednesday, 23rd March 2022, 10:10 am

Defeats to Everton and Chelsea soured what was a very productive two months at Newcastle.

Their nine-game unbeaten run was cruelly ended at Stamford Bridge before a late Alex Iwobi goal secured three-points for the Toffees last time out.

The team have now jetted off to Dubai to enjoy a warm weather training camp and will come back aiming to seal their Premier League survival.

Eddie Howe’s side have just nine games of the season left to secure their Premier League status - with huge games against Norwich City and Burnley to come before the close of play on another top-flight season.

Here, we take a look at how the supercomputer, courtesy of FiveThirtyEight, rates Newcastle United’s chances of survival this season and how the Premier League table will look when it comes to its conclusion on May 22.

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