In Eddie Howe’s first game in charge, the 43-year-old could certainly do with the perfect start to life as Magpies head coach.
But as well as dealing with United’s current league record of no wins in 11 matches, new research from bettingexpert highlights the club’s struggles immediately after the international break.
See how Newcastle’s dismal record compares to their top-flight rivals (includes teams in Premier League since 18/19 season):
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