Take a look at the League One play-off places: Gillingham, Walsall, Millwall, Barnsley. One of those is likely to go up.
Fancy a trip to any of them, Toon fans? Didn’t think so.
Newcastle have been here before. Legend Alan Shearer answered an SOS in 2009 but he couldn’t stop the Magpies from crashing out of the top flight.
This time, however, things will be different.
The clock is ticking, it’s the 11th hour again but the right man is set to take his place.
Benitez has the experience, nous and tactical awareness to pick Newcastle’s bruised and battered squad off the canvas and save the club from relegation.
Keeping this Newcastle side in the Premier League will be a pretty good one for him to crow about.