Newcastle team v Brighton revealed

Rafa Benitez has announced his starting eleven for Saturday teatime’s (probable) promotion six pointer at St James Park.

The Newcastle team v Brighton team featuring seven changes to the starting eleven who beat Cheltenham on Tuesday.

With Gayle and Mitrovic ruled out with concussions, a lot of responsibility falls on Ayoze Perez, who scored his first two goals of the season against Cheltenham.

Rafa reverts to his (for the moment) first choice back four with Anita and Dummett at full-back, though Yedlin is on the bench and Lazaar reportedly in Newcastle for his medical.

Newcastle starting 11:

Sels, Anita, Mbemba, Lascelles, Dummett, Hayden, Shelvey, Gouffran, Ritchie, Diame, Perez

(Compare this to the predicted team that went up earlier this week – just before Gayle & Mitrovic were ruled out)


Darlow, Yedlin, Gamez, Clark, Armstrong, Hanley, Colback

Newcastle v Brighton Match Betting:

All  Newcastle v Brighton betting HERE

Ritchie to score first goal 8/1NUFC to win AND both teams to score 4/1NUFC to win 2-1 9/1

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