Pardew convinced of Newcastle success in Ukraine

Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew feels they're favourites in their Europa League tie with Metalist Kharkiv.

Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew feels they're favourites in their Europa League tie with Metalist Kharkiv.

Pardew classes Newcastle as marginal favourites to win in Kharkiv, because a score draw would mean United go through on away goals.

He said: "They've got to beat us to win. If we play anything like we in creating chances in the home leg, it'll be difficult for them. There were nice introductions from the bench like Shola Ameobi and Sylvain Marveaux who made a difference and that bodes well for the coming games. There's a lot to think about."

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