Newcastle boss Pardew wary of Fulham test

Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew expects a tough test at Fulham.

Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew expects a tough test at Fulham.

Fulham has not been a happy hunting ground for Newcastle in recent seasons - they have lost on seven of their 10 Premier League visits and five of the last six with last season's 5-2 drubbing a particularly demoralising experience for Pardew.

Pardew said: "They are a good side and they play very, very well at home, so it's a tough encounter.

"Last year, we probably played our best half of football in the first half. Unfortunately, the second half was probably our worst, so we are hoping we don't put in that Jekyll and Hyde performance that we did last year."

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