Steve McClaren insists that there is "something to build upon" that you can take away from the last three matches. If you're into number patterns, maybe this is true. If you use the 1-0 victory over Bournemouth (you know... the one where we got completely played off of the pitch) as the starting point there is a predictable pattern that you can build which completely 100% shows what will happen tomorrow. Since the Bournemouth match, Newcastle have scored 0 goals and one goal. It doesn't take an expert in identifying number sequences to tell that the Toon are nailed on for 2 goals tomorrow. Sounds great, right?
Not so fast. Since the Bournemouth match, Newcastle have conceded 3 goals and 5 goals. The two goals on Newcastle's part pale in comparison with the 7 that are suggested by the opposing clubs' sequence. So there you have it. This is going to suck a lot and it's going to finish 7-2. Nailed on.
TEAM NEWS: Here is how Newcastle United line up against @LFC at St. James' Park (kick-off 4pm GMT). #NUFC pic.twitter.com/GXh3s8SntB— Newcastle United FC (@NUFC) December 6, 2015
Confirmed #LFC team v @NUFC: Mignolet, Clyne, Skrtel, Lovren, Moreno, Lucas, Allen, Milner, Ibe, Firmino, Benteke— Liverpool FC (@LFC) December 6, 2015
Date & Time: December 6, 2015 1600 GMT (0800 PST, 1100 EST)
Venue: St. James' Park, Newcastle upon Tyne
Players to watch: I mean, honestly... if you want to enjoy this at all, watch their guys.
TV Information: NBCSN (USA), SkySports 1 (UK)
Stream Information: NBC Sports Live Extra (USA), TSN 4, TSN 5 (Canada), Other countries and links can be found here.