Newcastle United take on Burnley in St James Park on new years day, the Magpies look set to lose their manager Alan Pardew who is poised to take over at Crystal Palace. Newcastle have been playing really well of late without getting the results they deserved. But that changed on Sunday when they got a well deserved victory over Everton in a terrific game of football. Papa Cisse was sited for an elbow during the game and will miss this match through suspension. It means more pressure will fall on Ayoze and Cissokho, butI think the pair will handle it and Reveillere could get more game time which should be a good thing for Newcastle.
Burnley come into this game after an amazing 2-2 draw at Manchester City. The Clarets will be hoping to follow up that terrific result with a win here at St James Park but it is going to be very difficult. Ings and Boyd will be the key for Burnley going forward but I am not sure the visitors are going to have enough here as they face a Newcastle team that have won four of their last five at home.
Even though Newcastle are about to lose their manager I think they have the better side here and I fancy the Magpies to get the win. I am taking the home to get the win.
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