English Premiership

Rondon: Newcastle can turn it around

2018-09-05 14:25
Salomon Rondon
Salomon Rondon (Getty Images)

Cape Town - Newcastle United striker Salomon Rondon remains bullish about the club's Premier League prospects despite going four games without a win.

The Magpies were handed a tough run of fixtures to get their season underway. They lost to Tottenham, Chelsea, and Manchester City while playing out a goalless draw with Cardiff City.

The results have put them down in 18th position with only one point from four games. However, Rondon believes if they keep working hard and build some confidence, they will soon turn the corner.

He told the club's official website: "We have to keep going - that is the only way to change the situation.

"The confidence is the most important thing in this sport.

"We just have to start not conceding goals, and continue our positive performances, our positive things, and keep looking forward."

Asked about the defeat to Manchester City on Saturday, Rondon added: "It was a really good performance against a good team, but we lost the game and we have to keep working.

"We have to keep working, looking forward and be ready for the Arsenal game as soon as possible."

Newcastle will host Arsenal after the international break on September 15.

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Fixtures
Saturday, 18 January 2020
Watford v Tottenham Hotspur, Vicarage Road 14:30
Norwich City v AFC Bournemouth, Carrow Road 17:00
Arsenal v Sheffield United, Emirates Stadium 17:00
Manchester City v Crystal Palace, Etihad Stadium 17:00
West Ham United v Everton, London Stadium 17:00
Southampton v Wolverhampton Wanderers, St. Mary's Stadium 17:00
Brighton & Hove Albion v Aston Villa, The American Express Community Stadium 17:00
Newcastle United v Chelsea, St. James' Park 19:30
Sunday, 19 January 2020
Burnley v Leicester City, Turf Moor 16:00
Liverpool v Manchester United, Anfield 18:30
Tuesday, 21 January 2020
Sheffield United v Manchester City, Bramall Lane 21:30
Everton v Newcastle United, Goodison Park 21:30
Crystal Palace v Southampton, Selhurst Park 21:30
Aston Villa v Watford, Villa Park 21:30
AFC Bournemouth v Brighton & Hove Albion, Vitality Stadium 21:30
Chelsea v Arsenal, Stamford Bridge 22:15
Logs
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Vote

And the 2019/20 English Premiership champions will be ... ?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.