The Newcastle team v Brighton.

Rafa Benitez has made two changes, Diame & Gouffran in for Perez & Mitrovic.

A very big call from the Manager, playing Gouffran as a sole striker, with Diame in support.

Leaving usual strikers Perez and Mitrovic on the bench and moving usual left side winger Gouffran up front…

You can certainly never say Rafa is less than brave in what he thinks is needed.

Newcastle United:

Darlow, Yedlin, Lascelles, Clark, Dummett, Ritchie, Colback, Shelvey, Atsu, Diame, Gouffran

Subs:

Elliot, Hanley, Gamez, Anita, Perez, Mitrovic, Murphy

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

Brighton v Newcastle Match Betting:

All  Brighton v Newcastle betting HERE

NUFC to lead at HT and FT 22/5Shelvey to score first goal 13/1 Newcastle to win 2-1 12/1

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