By Blake Welton
Final Up to date: 08/11/19 10:36am
Steve Bruce has challenged his facet to construct on the momentum gained by final weekend’s Three-2 victory over West Ham by beating Bournemouth on Saturday and making it back-to-back Premier League wins
Steve Bruce believes his Newcastle facet are heading in the right direction as they intention to assert back-to-back wins with victory at house to Bournemouth.
The Magpies recorded a formidable Three-2 win at West Ham final weekend to open up a four-point cushion over the relegation zone with 12 factors from 11 video games.
That complete is already double the quantity the facet achieved on the identical stage final season, with seven factors coming from the final 4 after a humbling 5-Zero defeat away to Leicester on the finish of September.
FREE TO WATCH: Highlights from Newcastle’s win at West Ham within the Premier League
“The previous few weeks have proved they’ve knuckled down and improved,” Bruce stated.
“We have solely confirmed indicators and the one factor we have to do now could be hold it going.
“Again to again wins within the Premier League is large so if we will we go and do it in entrance of our personal supporters after away at West Ham can be good.
“Everyone needs to go and applaud the away supporters as a result of we won’t take them as a right and West Ham was a very good day however now we transfer on.
“I feel supporters can see the route we are attempting to enter and pleasantly happy with what they’ve seen, significantly final week.
‘First rate December platform essential’
Bruce refused to take any plaudits for his position in Newcastle’s upturn in fortunes however was at pains to strengthen the significance of getting a end result in opposition to Bournemouth going to the worldwide break.
“An important factor for me is that if we will go into the worldwide break with 15 factors then it could be an honest return,” Bruce added.
“We might all be delighted with that contemplating I did not are available till the tip of the summer season and it is new gamers, new system, new group.
“All of it takes time however we’re edging in direction of it and it is necessary to again West Ham up earlier than the massive December pile-up. That may be an amazing return and respectable platform.”
Newcastle go into Saturday’s recreation in opposition to Bournemouth at St James’ Park nonetheless with out Matt Ritchie and Fabian Schar whereas the sport has additionally come too early for Florian Lejeune regardless of the participant returning to coaching.
Soccer Saturday Tremendous 6
FREE TO PLAY: Don’t miss your likelihood to land the £250,00Zero jackpot for the fifth time this yr!