Fresh outcome predicted in Newcastle United’s Premier League finishing position amid top-four battle with Liverpool, Spurs and Man Utd

What are the Magpies chances of securing a top four finish this season?

Alexander Isak’s late penalty at Nottingham Forest set off wild celebrations in the away end at the City Ground and reignited Newcastle United’s unexpected push for a place in the Champions League.

The impact of the goal firmly hit home on Saturday afternoon when top four rivals Tottenham Hotspur wasted a two-goal lead in their 3-3 draw against relegation threatened Southampton to give Eddie Howe’s side a major boost in their bid to bring European football’s greatest club competition to St James Park for the first time since 2003.

United still hold two games in hand on Antonio Conte’s men as the season heads towards a thrilling climax and they will hope to further boost their Champions League hopes when they host third placed Manchester United in the first game after the international break.

But what are the chances of a top four finish for Eddie Howe and his players? NewcastleWorld utilises the services of stats experts to analyse where the Magpies are predicted to finish in the Premier League table this season.

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