New Sunderland boss Gus Poyet hopes that he can continue his impressive winning record against Newcastle on his Stadium of Light debut. "My life in England and my football career as a player and manager has been linked with Sunderland and Newcastle," he told the Sunderland Echo.
"A little bit more with Newcastle, to be honest, because somehow - I don't know why - I always seemed to score against them.
"They already hated me a little bit and now thy probably hate me a little bit more. That's football."
"I always try to do the best for the club that I'm in," he added.
"I support the club I'm working for and become a fan and I think that will show with the passion and what the players show as well.
"Let's hope it's a good one and we can beat Newcastle in a couple of weeks."
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