Confirmed Newcastle team v West Ham – Ritchie, Hayden, Perez, Almiron all start
The Newcastle team v West Ham has just been confirmed.
Newcastle looking to make it five wins in seven Premier League matches
On Friday lunchtime, Rafa Benitez confirmed that Clark and Elliot were out injured.
The manager also confirming that Shelvey wouldn’t be involved as he’d asked to play for the reserves on Friday night at Fulham.
A win would take Newcastle to within two points of the top half of the table,
This is who Rafa Benitez starts with:
Dubravka, Manquillo, Schar, Lascelles, Lejeune, Ritchie, Hayden, Longstaff, Almiron, Perez, Rondon
Darlow, Yedlin, Dummett, Diame, Atsu, Muto, Ki
Rafa keeping the same team.
The only change is Muto for Joselu on the bench.
West Ham starting 11:
Fabianski, Cresswell, Fredericks, Ogbonna, Diop, Rice, Lanzini, Noble, Snodgrass, Chicharito, Anderson
Adrian, Arnautovic, Obiang, Nasri, Masuaku, Perez, Antonio
No Andy Carroll for the home side either starting or on the bench, despite having started in midweek against Man City.
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