Newcastle United will be looking to maintain their recent run of form in the Premier League this afternoon when they take on Aston Villa away from home.
The Magpies will be favourites to pick up all three points from the encounter at Villa Park against a team who have already been relegated to the Championship.
Rafael Benitez’s side will head into the match against the Villans on the back of a 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace at St. James’ Park in the Premier League.
Newcastle are 17th in the league table at the moment with 33 points from 36 matches, just a point and a place above the relegation zone.
The Magpies are still very much in danger of going down to the Championship at the end of the season, as both Sunderland and Norwich City have a game in hand.
Meanwhile, this is Villa’s final home game in the Premier League this season, and one suspects that the players will be determined to put on a show for the fans.
- Mark Bunn
- Leandro Bacuna
- Ciaran Clark
- Alan Hutton
- Joleon Lescott
- Idrissa Gueye
- Scott Sinclair
- Carlos Sánchez
- Kevin Toner
- Ashley Westwood
- Jordan Ayew
Substitutes: Brad Guzan, Micah Richards, Carles Gil, Jack Grealish, Jordan Lyden, Rushian Hepburn-Murphy, Adama Traoré.
- Karl Darlow
- Paul Dummett
- Jamaal Lascelles
- Chancel Mbemba
- Vurnon Anita
- Jack Colback
- Moussa Sissoko
- Cheick Tioté
- Andros Townsend
- Georginio Wijnaldum
- Papiss Demba Cissé
Substitutes: Freddie Woodman, Daryl Janmaat, Steven Taylor, Siem de Jong, Jonjo Shelvey, Ayoze Pérez, Aleksandar Mitrovic.
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