CONFIRMED: Newcastle and Leicester line-ups

St James Park

Here is how Newcastle United and Leicester City will line up for this afternoon’s game:

Newcastle starting XI: Krul, Janmaat, Coloccini, S. Taylor, Dummett, Sissoko, Colback, Tiote, Obertan, Cisse, Gouffran

Newcastle subs: Elliot, Haidara, Anita, Abeid, Cabella, Perez, Armstrong

Leicester starting XI: Schmeichel, De Laet, Konchesky, Drinkwater, Morgan, James, Albrighton, Schlupp, Moore, Cambiasso, Ulloa

Leicester subs: Hamer, Hammond, Vardy, King, Knockaert, Wasilewski, Nugent

Newcastle United welcome Leicester City to St James’ Park on Saturday with Alan Pardew’s men in desperate need of points to climb out of the relegation zone.

The Magpies currently have just four points from seven matches, while Leicester are five points and six places better off in 12th.

The Foxes have impressed since their promotion but Newcastle will know they have to get something from this match considering their next two games are against Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur.

Leicester have no new injury concerns following the international break while Newcastle will be without forward Emmanuel Riviere.

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