Within the aftermath of a stunning upset over Manchester City (1-0) within the Carabao Cup’s third spherical, Newcastle United basks in newfound glory as they put together to face Burnley at St James’ Park.
Eddie Howe’s Magpies, revitalized after their cup victory following the trouncing of Sheffield United final weekend, will host Burnley after the guy Premier League facet additionally superior within the EFL Cup midweek.
Howe anticipates a formidable problem from his former membership as NUFC will attempt to proceed their unbeaten streak in opposition to Vincent Kompany’s Clarets. Howe, who as soon as managed Burnley for 21 months earlier than arriving in AFC Bournemouth, acknowledged the spectacular job finished by Kompany, praising their Championship title win final season amongst different issues throughout his pre-match media briefing.
Listed below are a few of Howe’s Knowledge Nuggets, courtesy of NUFC.com
On Burnley and their change in type and development since Kompany’s appointment in 2022…
“They’re very completely different, and there’s no proper or flawed in fact, you are able to do it in a great deal of alternative ways. I believe they are going to at all times stick, from what I see, to their present mannequin of play.
“I’ve obtained say they had been massively spectacular final 12 months – the targets that they scored, the video games they received and the type they did it in was nice to look at. We performed Burnley final pre-season and we had two actually good video games with two completely different 11s. I obtained to talk to Vincent after the sport, and his workers. What they did following that sport was a credit score to them.
“It’s nice to see Burnley doing properly, it’s nice to see them again within the Premier League. Will probably be a really completely different to earlier Burnley groups, who had been very efficient differently, however they’re going to need the ball and we’re going to need the ball, so it’s going to be a extremely massive problem for us and one we will hopefully rise to.”
On Harvey Barnes’ harm, which compelled him off early on in final weekend’s 8-0 win at Sheffield United…
“We expect he’s going to be out for round three months. There’s no surgical procedure required, which is sweet information. His foot is now in a boot and it’s an harm beneath his toe, and he’s now began his restoration… He’s obtained to relaxation the toe, give it each likelihood to get well, then we’ll should construct him up slowly.
“It’s come at a surprising time for Harvey, as a result of he was simply starting to seek out his rhythm. I believe in pre-season he was attending to know his teammates and what was anticipated of him. With so many video games developing, to lose any participant proper now is a big blow for us. We’d like energy in depth and every thing that Harvey was going to carry us hopefully was targets, attacking play in that last third, making that distinction. Now we have to take care of it, settle for it, and need him a speedy restoration.”
On the calls for positioned on his squad by having extra fixtures this time period as a result of United’s participation within the Champions League…
“It’s completely completely different to final 12 months, the place we had been capable of go week-to-week and practice intensely and actually put together totally for every sport. Now, we’re nonetheless attempting to arrange totally, however in a way more condensed time, which is a problem. The problem for the gamers is to get well bodily and mentally for every sport.”
On the health of Callum Wilson, Sven Botman and Wednesday’s matchwinner Alexander Isak forward of the go to of the Clarets…
“Callum, we’re going to see at this time.(He has) very minor hamstring tighness, so we’ll give him each likelihood to be accessible for the sport.
“Similar with Sven – we’re going to make a late verify on him. Harvey’s clearly out, and the opposite long-termers proceed to be out. Joe Willock’s out, Emil Krafth is out however he performs tonight for the under-21s, so it’s actually good to see Emil hopefully come again and do properly at this time. Dan Burn’s had some sickness this week however he’s OK.
“(Isak)’s one other one we’ll make a late verify on. That’s the price of the three video games we had final week – it’s often the third sport the place this stuff construct up, and that’s the place we’re.”
- Date: Saturday, September thirtieth
- Kick-off: 15:00 BST / 10:00 EST
- Location: St James’ Park, Newcastle (England)