Jakarta, IDN Times – Newcastle United continues to record impressive scores in the Premier League 2021/22. Most recently, in the postponed match week 21 which was held on Friday (11/3/2022) early in the morning, Eddie Howe’s squad won with a score of 2-1.
Newcastle’s goals in this match were scored by Chris Wood and Bruno Guimaraes. From this victory, there are also some interesting facts for Newcastle United. What are those?
1. Newcastle United equals Liverpool and Barcelona
The fruit of the victory over Southampton, Newcastle managed to align themselves with Barcelona and Liverpool. Throughout 2022, Newcastle have scored 20 points in the Premier League, the result of six wins and two draws.
Newcastle also managed to match Barcelona’s points score throughout 2022, which is 20 points, and is only two points away from Liverpool (22). As a result, Newcastle’s position in the standings was boosted to rank 14 at this time.
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2. Good day for a Bruno Guimaraes
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Bruno Guimaraes was brought in by Newcastle from Olympique Lyon in January 2022. His arrival is expected to add to the sharpness of Newcastle’s attacking line. Unfortunately, in the beginning, he seemed difficult to adapt to the Premier League.
However, slowly this adaptation process paid off. Guimaraes finally managed to score his first goal for Newcastle in the match against Southampton. Not only that, thanks to this goal Guimaraes also entered Newcastle’s history.
Guimaraes has become the third Brazilian player, after Kenedy and Joelinton, to score goals for Newcastle. In the future, Guimaraes’ talent is expected to boost Newcastle even better.
3. Newcastle United’s stellar record continues
So far, Newcastle’s slick record continues in the Premier League. Since holding Manchester United to a draw in December 2021, Newcastle have not been touched by defeat again.
Noted, Newcastle United won six wins and three draws from the last nine matches they played in the Premier League 2021/22. This slick nick lifted Newcastle from the relegation trap.
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