Newcastle, Fulham and Brighton: the battle to avoid Premier League drop

Newcastle, Fulham and Brighton: the battle to avoid Premier League drop

The Guardian

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With Sheffield United and West Brom cut adrift, our writers look at the three teams in the greatest danger of finishing 18th

Reasons to be cheerful Crucial wins against Southampton and Newcastle before the international break have eased the pressure on Graham Potter significantly after a disastrous run that yielded one point from five matches. The 3-0 thumping of Newcastle – only Brighton’s fourth victory at the Amex since December 2019 – was particularly important given it has helped establish a six-point cushion with nine games to go and showed that this team can have a cutting edge.

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