Newcastle United play host to Norwich at St. James’ Park on Tuesday in a game which could prove crucial to both teams’ promotion aspirations this season.
Leaders Norwich visit the North East in scintillating form, having won their last 5 games in a row in all competitions, and Alex Neil’s Canaries are unbeaten in September.
Newcastle, on the other hand, have suffered a slight dip in form, with a draw and a defeat in their last two.
However, Rafa Benitez will be relatively happy with their start, they sit in 5th which, given the weight of expectation on them this season, is an acceptable start to the season.
Here are THREE reasons why Norwich will come out on top in this tight encounter……