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Fans choice of Newcastle team v Brighton for Sunday

5 years ago
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Using our interactive feature, NUFC team selector, supporters have chosen their Newcastle team v Brighton.

The collective formation chosen was 4-2-3-1 with fans going for a team that looks very similar to the one that defeated Stoke City 2-1 last Saturday.

Rafa Benitez shook things up then with three changes from the team he put out against Swansea and there’s nothing to say he won’t do the same again.

However, the fans have overwhelmingly indicated they would like to see most of Saturday’s line up at Brighton tomorrow.

The back five were all big favourites to stay the same, with a similar story in midfield with Merino and Hayden, the Spaniard having pretty much universal support after his efforts in these last three wins.

With Ritchie it is the same story as Merino and Christian Atsu & Joselu both picked up somewhere around 75% support.

Gayle was the competition for Joselu, whilst both Rolando Aarons and Jacob Murphy had minor support as well.

The one change supporters did go for, was Jonjo Shelvey narrowly getting the pick ahead of Ayoze Perez in the number 10 position.

The fans choice of Newcastle team v Brighton:

To create the image above, we used the NUFC team selector.

You can do the same by following the simple instructions HERE and then there are a number of great options where you can then also share your team via Twitter (include @nufcthemag in your tweet and we will share some of them with our 22k followers) , or you can share the selector on Facebook with friends, family and the rest of the black and white world. Alternatively, simply downloading the team image to the device you are using

When using the NUFC team selector you simply click on what team formation (4-3-3, 4-4-2 etc) you want, then click each position on the pitch and choose from the Newcastle United squad.

Go to the NUFC team selector now and choose and share your Newcastle team v Brighton.

Before every match, simply go to the menu at the top of this screen and click features, then on the drop down list click NUFC Team Selector and choose your team for every match.

Brighton v Newcastle Match Betting:

All Brighton v Newcastle betting HERE

Brighton win 7/4 Newcastle win 19/10Draw 85/40

NUFC to win 2-0 13/1 Ritchie to score 1st goal 8/1Joselu to score first goal of match with a header 20/1

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