How has Newcastle United's defeat to Tottenham Hotspur impacted their survival hopes? (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Supercomputer predicts very close Premier League battle for survival following huge results involving Newcastle United, Leeds United, Everton and Brentford

How has Newcastle United’s comprehensive defeat to Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday affected their survival hopes?

By Joe Buck
Monday, 4th April 2022, 4:30 pm

Newcastle remain nine points above the relegation zone despite defeat at the weekend, however, the manner of the loss will be a worry.

The Magpies surrendered a 1-0 lead and were taken apart by a good Spurs attack, spearheaded by Harry Kane and Son Heung-Min.

They will hope to overcome this disappointment soon though and with just eight games left of the season, Newcastle can’t afford to have too many off-days like we saw in the capital on Sunday.

But what has this defeat, which made it three Premier League defeats in a row for United, done to their chances of beating the drop this season?

Here, courtesy of FiveThirtyEight, we take a look at the latest supercomputer predictions and how that 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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