Ian Wright and Phil Thompson predict Newcastle v Watford

A general view of the action during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Fulham at St James' Park on April 7, 2013 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

Newcastle United and Watford will face each other in the Premier League this weekend.

Newcastle United's Spanish manager Rafael Benitez shouts instructions to his players from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Burnley and Newcastle...

Arsenal legend Ian Wright has predicted in The Sun that Newcastle United will fail to win against Watford at home this weekend.

Newcastle will take on Watford at St. James’ Park in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon.

Rafael Benitez’s side will head into the match against the Hornets on the back of a 4-1 defeat to Manchester United away from home at Old Trafford in the league.

The Magpies are 12th in the league table at the moment with 14 points from 12 matches, just four points above the relegation zone.

Marco Silva, Manager of Watford looks on prior to the Premier League match between Everton and Watford at Goodison Park on November 5, 2017 in Liverpool, England.

Meanwhile, Watford currently find themselves eighth in the Premier League table with 18 points from 12 matches.

Marco Silva’s side will head into the match against Newcastle on the back of a 2-0 victory over West Ham United at Vicarage Road in the league.

Former Arsenal striker Wright has predicted that the match between Newcastle and Watford at St. James’ Park this afternoon will end in a draw.

Liverpool legend Phil Thompson has also predicted the match to finish in a draw.

Ian Wright, former Arsenal player, watches a match with members of the Arsenal Fan Club team during the Barclays Asian Trophy 2015  mini tournament on May 12, 2015 in Singapore.

“After Newcastle’s bold attempt away at Manchester United last weekend, I’m gonna go for a draw in this one against the Hornets at Sun Bets’ 23/10,” Wright wrote in The Sun.

“I am going for a draw with this one,” said Thompson on the Sky Sports Daily show on Sky Sports News on Friday morning (11:17am, November 24, 2017) while predicting the match to finish 1-1.

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