The Newcastle team v Oxford has just been named.

Rafa Benitez makes nine changes, with only Perez and Hayden surviving from the team that beat Rotherham 4-0.

Mitrovic and Gamez return from injury, whilst Curtis Good makes his first start since 2013!

Both Barlaser and El-Mhanni are given the chance to build on their appearances against Birmingham in the FA Cup replay.

Newcastle United:

Sels, Good, Hanley, Gamez, Haidara, Lazaar, Hayden, Barlaser, El-Mhanni, Perez, Mitrovic

Subs:

Elliot, Yedlin, Dummett, Lascelles, Shelvey, Ritchie, Gouffran

Compare Rafa’s selection to the predicted one we featured earlier HERE.

Oxford v Newcastle Match Betting:

All  Oxford v Newcastle betting HERE

NUFC to be winning at HT and FT 7/4 – NUFC to win 2-0 17/2Newcastle to win both halves 16/5

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