The Newcastle team v Birmingham has just been named.

Rafa Benitez looking to bounce back from three defeats in a week.

Both Jack Colback and Ayoze Perez were ruled out pre-match, simplifying the Manager’s team selection.

Only two changes, with Mohamed Diame coming in for the injured Colback, whilst Anita is preferred to DeAndre Yedlin.

Newcastle United:

Darlow, Anita, Clark, Lascelles, Dummett, Hayden, Shelvey, Ritchie, Gouffran, Diame, Gayle

Subs:

Sels, Yedlin, Lazaar, Mbemba, Tiote, Atsu, Mitrovic

Compare Rafa’s selection to the fans one we published earlier HERE.

Newcastle v Birmingham Match Betting:

All  Newcastle v Birmingham betting HERE

NUFC to win 2-1 8/1NUFC to win AND both teams score 9/4Gayle to score first goal 14/5

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