21 December 2019 22:34
News Confirmed Newcastle team v Crystal Palace – Lejeune, Almiron, Joelinton and Shelvey all start Newcastle kicking off their eighteenth Premier League match of the season on Saturday at 3pm. NUFC looking to continue their unbeaten run at home and go top half in time for Christmas. Although a victory would only be Newcastle's fourth at St James Park this season in 10 home matches. Ahead of the match, the Newcastle United head coach said that Jamaal Lascelles, Matt Ritchie, Ciaran Clark, Allan Saint-Maximin and Ki Sung-yeung were all definitely ruled out. With Jonjo Shelvey and Miguel Almiron expected to be available so long as no setbacks in Friday's training session.
The confirmed Newcastle team v Crystal Palace: Dubravka, Manquillo, Fernandez, Lejeune, Schar, Dummett, Shelvey, Hayden, Almiron, Carroll, Joelinton IN: Shelvey, Almiron, Lejeune OUT: Sean Longstaff, Atsu, Willems Subs Darlow, Gayle, Atsu, Krafth, Yedlin, M Longstaff, S Longstaff Compare this team to the one favoured by Newcastle fans HERE.