Confirmed: Newcastle v Leicester lineups

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Newcastle United and Leicester City will face each other at St. James’ Park in the Premier League this afternoon.

Newcastle United will be looking to return to winning ways this weekend when they take on Leicester City at home in the Premier League.

The Magpies will head into the game at St. James’ Park on Saturday afternoon on the back of a 1-0 victory over Bournemouth away from home at the Vitality Stadium.

Steve McClaren’s side were totally outplayed in that match, but at the end of the day three points are all that matter.

Newcastle are 17th in the Premier League table at the moment with 10 points from 12 matches, just two points above the relegation zone.

Meanwhile, Leicester are flying high in the table and have been the surprise package of the season so far.

Claudio Ranieri’s side are currently third in the standings with 25 points from 12 matches.

The Foxes are just a point behind leaders Manchester City and Arsenal, who are first and second respectively.

Newcastle lineup

Starting:

  • Robert Elliot
  • Fabricio Coloccini
  • Paul Dummett
  • Daryl Janmaat
  • Chancel Mbemba
  • Vurnon Anita
  • Moussa Sissoko
  • Cheick Tioté
  • Georginio Wijnaldum
  • Ayoze Pérez
  • Aleksandar Mitrovic

Substitutes: Freddie Woodman, Jamaal Lascelles, Siem de Jong, Yoan Gouffran, Florian Thauvin, Papiss Demba Cissé.

Leicester lineup

Starting:

  • Kasper Schmeichel
  • Christian Fuchs
  • Robert Huth
  • Wes Morgan
  • Danny Simpson
  • Marc Albrighton
  • Daniel Drinkwater
  • N'Golo Kanté
  • Riyad Mahrez
  • Leonardo Ulloa
  • Jamie Vardy

Substitutes: Mark Schwarzer, Ritchie de Laet, Nathan Dyer, Gökhan Inler, Andy King, Jeffrey Schlupp, Shinji Okazaki.

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