Newcastle travel to Sheffield United for their latest game, and Toon fans will be hopeful they succeed where others have failed, by bringing the Premier League newcomers down to earth.

It has been a dream start for Chris Wilder’s side, as they have compounded all expectations so far, and taken to top flight football like they have been playing in it for years.

(Photo by Action Foto Sport/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Newcastle have also fared slightly better than many feared, with a win tonight taking Steve Bruce’s side on the brink of the top 10.

The Blades are unbeaten in their last seven Premier League games, their last loss coming against league leaders Liverpool in September.

(Photo by Chris Brunskill/Fantasista/Getty Images)

Prior to that Liverpool defeat, they lost at home to Sunderland in the EFL Cup, and Newcastle fans will be hoping they can make it a Tyne-Wear double tonight, as they hope to set up a great platform for Sunday’s home game with Southampton.

A draw tonight and win on sunday would be good return for Newcastle

In all honesty, if Newcastle can get a draw tonight, and a win on Sunday, to follow on from the draw with champions Manchester City last weekend, it would be five points from a possible nine, and would put them in good spirits ahead of a difficult Christmas schedule.

(Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

For Sheffield United fans, they are probably as surprised at their side’s form as most people are, and they will now be confident of beating almost anybody.

Some of their supporters have been giving their thoughts on tonight’s game, and they seem to feel it is a crucial game. Here are what some of them have been saying on Twitter:

 
Have something to tell us about this article?