Rodney Marsh predicts Newcastle v Sunderland

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Newcastle United and Sunderland will face each other in the Premier League today.

Former Queens Park Rangers and Manchester City forward Rodney Marsh has predicted on social networking site Twitter that Newcastle United will win against Sunderland at home today.

Newcastle will take on Sunderland at St. James’ Park in the Tyne-Wear derby in a few hours’ time.

Marsh has backed the Magpies to pick up all three points from the Premier League encounter courtesy of a 2-1 win.

Newcastle and Sunderland are fighting for survival in the Premier League at the moment, and there is a chance that both could get relegated to the Championship at the end of the season.

Playing at home will give Rafael Benitez’s side an advantage today, and the players need to make the most of it.

Sunderland have Sam Allardyce in charge, and the Englishman knows how to win matches like this.

A loss for Newcastle will be a massive blow, and they simply cannot afford to drop all three points.

A draw and an encouraging performance will still be acceptable for the Magpies.

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