Five reasons why Newcastle can win the Europa League
Off the back of a 1-0 win over Anzhi Makhachkala on Thursday night in the Europa League last 16, Newcastle United saw themselves draw Portuguese giants Benfica in the quarter finals, and Alan Pardew believes that they can go the whole way.
Papiss Cisse scored a last-gasp winner at St James’ Park to see off the 10-man Russians, who had the likes of Samuel Eto’o and Yuri Zhirkov in their starting line-up.
In light of this, we at Touchline Talk have thought of five reasons as to why they can go the whole way.
Do you think they can do it and win their first trophy since 1969? Let us know by dropping a comment below and share your views on their chances.
Click on the links below to see our reasons for why Newcastle can lift the famous trophy in Amsterdam in May and end all those years of hurt.