‘Defining moment’: Newcastle’s Howe braces for must-win match against PSG

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Eddie Howe has acknowledged that Newcastle have reached a “defining moment” in their Champions League campaign and they will need to “play on the edge” at Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday night.

Much has changed since Newcastle swatted a visibly stunned PSG aside 4-1 at St James’ Park in October, most notably the injury crisis which has left 12 senior players in treatment rooms on Tyneside rather than preparing for combat at the Parc des Princes. Two subsequent European defeats against Borussia Dortmund have left Newcastle bottom of Group F and aware that defeat in Paris will mean elimination from the competition’s group stages.

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Written by Louise Taylor
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2023/nov/27/defining-moment-newcastles-howe-braces-for-must-win-match-against-psg under the title “‘Defining moment’: Newcastle’s Howe braces for must-win match against PSG”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.