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Confirmed Newcastle team v Leicester – Krafth, Willock, Saint-Maximin all start

5 months ago

The Newcastle United team v Leicester has just been confirmed.

Newcastle kicking off their match at the King Power Stadium on Friday night at 8pm.

Steve Bruce hoping to improve on a record of four wins and fourteen defeats (and seven draws) in the last twenty five games.

Ahead of Friday’s match, Steve Bruce gave an update on Thursday on the fitness and availability front.

The Head Coach revealing that six Newcastle players definitely miss this Leicester match.

Fabian Schar is suspended for three games starting tonight, after his red card appeal failed.

Lascelles, Hayden, Darlow and Fraser remain out as they recover from injuries.

Elliot Anderson a new injury and also ruled out.

The confirmed Newcastle team v Leicester:

Dubravka, Murphy, Fernandez, Krafth, Dummett, Ritchie, Shelvey, Willock, Almiron, Saint-Maximin, Wilson

Two changes from the Arsenal defeat.


Krafth, Willock


Clark, Sean Longstaff


Mark Gillespie, Ciaran Clark, Andy Carroll, Jamal Lewis, Jeff Hendrick, Sean Longstaff, Javier Manquilo, Joelinton, Dwight Gayle

Compare Steve Bruce’s team to the predicted Newcastle team v Leicester that we featured earlier HERE.


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