Cisse and Cabaye Only Make Bench v Everton
Alan Pardew springs surprises as Cabaye and Cisse miss out.
Krul, Debuchy, Coloccini, Mapou, Santon, Sissoko, Tiote, Anita, Ben Arfa, Remy, Gouffran
While on the bench Newcastle have Cabaye and Cisse plus;
Elliot, Dummett, Williamson, Sammy Ameobi and Obertan
How much of this is tactical or players carrying knocks is unknown, though Cabaye of course did have to come off against Hull with a suspected groin problem. The manager though seemingly putting away any injury doubts when he reported Cabaye’s absence from the Leeds match was to give him a chance of a full week’s training.
Playing both Tiote and Anita makes Newcastle have a more solid defensive look but that will all depend on their ability to retain the ball as well as pressuring the opposition.
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