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Confirmed Newcastle team v Leicester – 7 changes as Muto, Matty Longstaff, Clark and Darlow all start

1 year ago

The Newcastle team v Leicester has just been confirmed.

Newcastle hoping to make a rare appearance beyond round two of the League Cup.

Steve Bruce in the spotlight after saying he was going all out for the cups.

This is today’s Newcastle team v Leicester:

Darlow, Krafth, Schar, Clark, Fernandez, Willems, Shelvey, Matty Longstaff, Hayden, Ritchie, Muto

Seven changes in total, as Steve Bruce makes wholesale changes.

Only four players survive from Sunday at Spurs in the Premier League – Krafth, Schar, Hayden and Ritchie.

However, four who started against Tottenham are on the bench.


Dubravka, Manquillo, Lascelles, Dummett, Ki, Sean Longstaff, Atsu

Missing altogether are Newcastle’s main three attacking threats, as Joelinton, Miguel Almiron and Allan Saint-Maximin aren’t named in the team or on the bench.

Compare this team to the one favoured by Newcastle fans HERE.


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