Recent Sunderland vs Newcastle results: It doesn't look good for Eddie Howe

This post will run through the recent Sunderland vs Newcastle results from our last five meetings, as Eddie Howe hopes to break the hoodoo.

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Newcastle United have a short trip for round 3 of the FA Cup as it is Sunderland vs Newcastle which is the standout fixture. In terms of recent Sunderland vs Newcastle results, the previous five meetings don't look good for Eddie Howe, as he hopes to turn his side's fortunes around.

Recent Sunderland vs Newcastle results

As per FotMob, Sunderland are unbeaten against Newcastle in their last NINE meetings. Let's take a look at the previous five...

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Newcastle 1-1 Sunderland, March 2016

We'd have to look back through the archives as far 2016 to see the last Tyne-Wear Derby. It was a classic Premier League meeting between the two old foes, where Newcastle scored a late goal via Mitrovic to cancel out Defoe's earlier effort.

Sunderland 3-0 Newcastle, October 2015

Towards the beginning of the 2015/16 season, which was ultimately one to forget for Newcastle since we were relegated, our bitter rivals Sunderland battered us. This game had it all. but nothing in favour of Newcastle as Coloccini was sent off before half-time as he conceded a penalty which Johnson converted, completed by second-half goals from Jones and Fletcher

Sunderland 1-0 Newcastle, April 2015

Towards the end of the 2014/15 season, Sunderland nicked a narrow win against Newcastle United at home. It was a dull derby consisting of just one goal from Jermain Defoe, who unfortunately loved playing against us. Ultimately, the Mackems did the double over us that season. How times have changed.

Newcastle 0-1 Sunderland, December 2014

Right before Christmas, Alan Pardew had an opportunity to gift his fans bragging rights in the Tyne-Wear derby. Ultimately, though, he failed to do so as the Magpies were heartbroken by a last-minute goal by Adam Johnson. Again, how times have changed.

Newcastle 0-3 Sunderland, February 2014

This was the worst Newcastle display I could recall in the last 10 years, which makes it worse considering the opposition. Two early goals including a penalty by Borini and a closely-followed-up goal by Adam Johnson painted a terrible picture that they could have a party at St James' Park. In the end, the scoreline was 0-3 to Sunderland as Colback scored a late goal to deny any chance of a Newcastle comeback.

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