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Newcastle team v Cardiff confirmed: Mitrovic and Perez up front

5 years ago

The Newcastle team v Cardiff has just been named, with United currently three points clear at the top of the Championship and six points above third.

Rafa making only two changes from last Saturday when Newcastle won 2-1 at Preston.

Christian Atsu replacing the suspended Matt Ritchie, whilst Ayoze Perez comes in for Mohamed Diame who drops to the bench.

Rafa Benitez continues with his one striker policy, Dwight Gayle fit again but on the bench.

Newcastle starting 11:

Darlow, Yedlin, Clark, Lascelles, Dummett, Gouffran, Hayden, Shelvey, Atsu, Perez, Mitrovic


Sels, Anita, Hanley, Lazaar, Colback, Diame, Gayle

Newcastle United official social media are showing the team as a 4-4-1-1 formation.

Newcastle v Cardiff Match Betting:

All  Newcastle v Cardiff betting HERE

Draw HT and NUFC lead at FT 18/5Shelvey score first goal 8/1NUFC win 3-0 21/2

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