Newcastle vs Brighton Live. The second place in the first season in the first season received a similar fate in the Premier League, starting from the beginning to the fading, and then settling for a victory before Christmas.
Newcastle, just one point more than the first three at the start of the weekend, will rise above Brighton if they repeat their victory with a score of 2: 0 from the moment they met Chris Houghton at St. James Park.Kick-off Saturday 3pm
Venue St James’ Park
Last season Newcastle Utd 2 Brighton 0 (Championship)
Referee Anthony Taylor
This season G13, Y52, R0, 4 cards per game
Odds H 6-5 A 3-1 D 9-4
Saturday of Woodman, Clark, Dammett, Murphy, Dia, Gail, Aaron, Gaidar, Saive, Merino, Hayden
Doubtful Hayden (fitness game)
Affected Lezhen (leg, January 1), Mitrovic (back, January 6), Elliot (hip, unknown), Gamez (ankle, unknown)
Discipline Y31 R2
The leading scorers Gail, Joselu 3
Saturday of Krul, Maenpaa, Hunemeyer, Rosiren, Shehotto, Goldson, Bong, Kayal, Scalak, Murphy, Brown, Baldock, Left, Murray
Damaged Sidwell (back, unknown)
Discipline Y27 R0
Top scorer Murray 5
Loanee Izzy Brown will be available for Brighton after she is in a fight against Chelsea.
The only absence for Chris Houghton is Steve Sidwell, who still has a back injury.Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez said: “We want to win, and we think we can win, but Brighton will think the same way, we will try to score a goal and play at the level we won at West Ham.”
“These are games in which people expect us to compete and win, so my task is to approach the games with the certainty that we can win.”
Brighton manager Chris Houghton said: “Newcastle is a team that we know very well, we know they have a lot of quality.