Newcastle's three away games in a week will shape the Championship title race

In the next seven days Newcastle will travel to Brighton, Huddersfield and Reading to play the three clubs in the Championship with the best home records

By Martin Laurence for WhoScored?, part of the Guardian Sport Network

Newcastle were top of the Championship when they welcomed 20th-place Bristol City to St James’ Park on Saturday afternoon. With three tough away fixtures coming up after the visit of Lee Johnson’s team, the Newcastle players would have been looking for a simple afternoon’s work. It didn’t turn out that way.

Bristol City had taken just two points from the last 33 available on their travels, but they raced into a 2-0 lead within 21 minutes. Newcastle came back to secure a 2-2 draw but Rafa Benítez will consider it two points lost rather than one gained as his team looks forward to a week that could define their season.

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Source: Football News
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