This is the line-up we think Steve Bruce will have the boys playing in against Liverpool in a few hours. It’s just one change from Watford with Jonjo Shelvey coming in for the injured Sean Longstaff. We are, however, hoping that Matty Longstaff comes in for his older brother.
The injury news is not great for either teams really. Newcastle have seven first team players sidelined for this match while Liverpool have three. Though Liverpool are missing two superstars.
Andy Carroll – ankle, Dwight Gayle – calf, Matt Ritchie – ankle, Sean Longstaff – ankle, DeAndre Yedlin – groin, Allan Saint-Maximin – hamstring
Naby Keita – hip, Allison – calf, Nathaniel Clyne – knee
Our poll for this match has the majority of voters expecting a defeat today. 720 of the 1020 votes cast were in the loss column. That’s 71% of all voters. Though considering the opponent, that is not too bad. There are 166 voters who think the lads can nick a win today. That would be just unbelievable and we just love their optimism.
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