Predicted Newcastle and West Ham line-ups: Both sides buzzing after midweek heroics

Here is how we predict Newcastle United and West Ham United will line up this weekend:

To be played on Saturday 16th January 2016 at 15:00. Venue: St. James' Park, Newcastle

Odds: Newcastle 11/8, Draw 12/5, West Ham 19/10

Newcastle United welcome West Ham United to St James’ Park on Saturday with both sides likely to be buzzing after their midweek efforts.

The Magpies came from 2-0 and 3-2 behind to draw 3-3 with Manchester United earlier this week, while West Ham defeated Bournemouth 3-1 courtesy of a master-class from Dimitri Payet and a fine double from Enner Valencia.

As a result this one really could go either way, with both sides possessing the players to put on a show this weekend.

In early team news, Newcastle are without Tim Krul, Massadio Haidara, Steven Taylor, Gabriel Obertan and Papiss Cisse.

Manager Steve McClaren also has minor doubts when it comes to Rolando Aarons, Kevin Mbabu, Vurnon Anita and Florian Thauvin but all are rated at 75 per cent to be ready if called upon.

West Ham must do without Manuel Lanzini, Andy Carroll and Diafra Sakho while Mauro Zarate is a minor doubt with a knock.

With all that in mind here is how we expect the two sides to line up this weekend:

Newcastle predicted lineup

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

West Ham predicted lineup

  • Adrián
  • James Collins
  • Aaron Cresswell
  • Angelo Ogbonna
  • James Tomkins
  • Michail Antonio
  • Mark Noble
  • Pedro Obiang
  • Dimitri Payet
  • Enner Valencia
  • Mauro Zárate

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