Swansea vs Newcastle – Sunday 10th September 2017 – 16:00 - Sky Sports

Swansea are 13/10 with Tammy Abraham at 4/1 to score first.

Swansea face Newcastle at the Liberty Stadium on Sunday afternoon, with both sides looking to build on their last result.

The Swans come into this match on the back of a 2-0 win against Crystal Palace, an excellent result for Paul Clement's side.

Tammy Abraham scored his first Premier League goal for Swansea (44), with the striker guiding the ball home.

Jordan Ayew doubled the scoreline just three minutes after the restart (48), capitalising on a Crystal Palace error.

It is three defeats in three matches for Frank De Boer, who is really struggling in his Premier League career.


Tough Start

Swansea had a poor campaign last season, they had three different managers and only just managed to avoid relegation.

They have had a mixed start to this season, with one of every result in this campaign.

The Swans find themselves in 13th place in the Premier League, a solid enough start for Clement's men.

They drew their opening fixture of the season against Southampton, lost against Manchester United and beat Crystal Palace.

New signings Renato Sanchez and Wilfried Bony will be looking to make their home debuts this weekend.


Swans Favourites

Paul Clement's side come into this match as favourites, with home advantage informing the bookies.

This will be a tough match for Swansea, with Newcastle looking to build on their most recent result.

Swansea will be looking for their 7th win in nine matches against Newcastle.

Swansea CityDream Start

The Magpies come into this match in good form, winning their last match against West Ham 3-0.

Joselu opened the scoring for Newcastle, with the former Stoke man making an instant impression (36).

Ciaran Clark (72) doubled the lead midway through the second half, who headed home Matt Richie's cross.

Aleksandar Mitrovic put the icing on the cake with four minutes to go (86), making it 3-0 to the Toon.

Considering the poor start to their season that is a fantastic win for the Toon, with West Ham continuing their slump.

Mixed Start

It's been a mixed start for Newcastle, with the Magpies registering two defeats and a win from their opening matches.

The headline news from St.James Park has been the transfer tug of war between Mike Ashley and Rafael Benitez.

Newcastle made no signings on deadline day, leading to more speculation on Benitez future.

That last win against West Ham could be a springboard for the new season, with this match a crucial game in the context of their season.


Magpies Underdogs

Newcastle come into this match as underdogs, with Swansea's home advantage informing the odds.

Rafa Benitez will be looking to build on Newcastle's opening win, they will need to win against the likes of Swansea this season.

Newcastle United will be looking to make it successive wins against Swansea.


Newcastle are 21/10 with Dwight Gayle at 9/2 to open the scoring.


Betting Tips

Tip 1 – Bony to score first @ 9/2

Tip 2 – Swansea to win 2-1 @ 8/1

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