Predicted Hull City and Newcastle United line-ups: Big decision for Carver

Hull City KC Stadium

Match to be played on Saturday 31st January 2015 at 12:45. Venue: The KC Stadium, Hull.

Hull City are under a lot of pressure heading into their game against Newcastle United this weekend, as they look to try and get out of the Premier League’s bottom three.

The Tigers need to put together a positive reaction as they were well beaten in their last game against West Ham United.

Steve Bruce is likely to urge his players to make the most of their home advantage, defend well and convert any good chances they created in attack.

Hull could move up two places with a win and if other results go their way.

For Newcastle, it’s the first game after John Carver was appointed as manager until the end of the season.

The team have had a long time to prepare for this game and it will be interesting to see what sort of approach they take into the match.

Carver is likely to stress the importance of getting back into the top half of the Premier League table as quickly as possible.

The job will then be to look forward and focus on attacking the top six.

Here are the potential teams that either side could go with this weekend.

Hull City: McGregor, Dawson, Maguire, Davies, Figueroa, Livermore, Huddlestone, Meyler, Elmohamady, Quinn, Aluko

Newcastle United: Krul, Janmaat, Coloccini, Streete, Haidara, Anita, Colback, Cabella, Sissoko, Gouffran, Perez

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