How to look at Newcastle vs Leeds on TV

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Newcastle and Leeds meet on Friday night time and are on the lookout for a primary victory in the brand new Premier League season and take solely three factors between them from 4 video games thus far.

After opening with a back-to-back defeat, the Magpies managed to get a draw towards Southampton at the top of August however had been overwhelmed exhausting by Manchester United final time.

In the identical manner, Leeds bounced again from the primary day’s defeat to attract with Everton and Burnley, earlier than they had been overwhelmed by Liverpool of their final match final weekend.

The pair at the moment are amongst simply 4 unbeaten Premier League groups at this stage of the season, however will that change for one in every of them right here?

What time is the kick off? Friday 17 September, 20:00 (BST)Where is it performed? St James’ ParkTV channel? Sky Sports (UK), fubo-TV (USA)Judge? Mike DeanWHERE? Jarred Gillett

Callum Wilson stays a doubt till October / James Gill – Danehouse / Getty Images

Joe Willock is predicted to be wholesome to begin for Newcastle after getting away from Old Trafford final weekend with a knock. Ryan Fraser can also be out there after lacking the journey to Manchester.

Striker Callum Wilson, nonetheless, stays away and will be hesitant till October. Jonjo Shelvey and Paul Dummett are additionally nonetheless out of motion, whereas Martin Dubravka is predicted to renew coaching subsequent week. In the meantime, it could possibly be a return for Karl Darlow within the purpose to interchange Freddie Woodman.

Pascal Struijk is gone after his crimson attraction was rejected / Shaun Botterill / Getty Images

Leeds misplaced the attraction towards the crimson card proven to defender Pascal Struijk towards Liverpool, which implies that he’ll begin a suspension in three matches. Diego Llorente won’t be again but after coming off final weekend, with Robin Koch additionally left.

With three defenders lacking, Marcelo Bielsa could also be pressured to a change within the again.

Newcastle: Darlow; Schar, Fernandez, Lascelles; Murphy, Willock, Longstaff, Almiron, Ritchie; Saint-Maximin, Joelinton

Leeds: Meslier; Dallas, Ayling, Cooper, Firpo; Phillips, Klich, Rodrigo; Raphinha, Bamford, Harrison

Since the primary assembly in 1924, Newcastle and Leeds have been useless even. Each has received 39 of 96 matches, with one other 18 ending in a draw.

Leeds received each Premier League matches final season, profitable 5-2 at Elland Road in December after which profitable 2-1 at St James’ Park in January. Newcastle haven’t overwhelmed Leeds within the Premier League since 2004, though they received at Elland Road within the 2016 Championship.

Logic says that there must be targets on this one. No crew has been robust defensively in any respect thus far this season, with Newcastle conceding 12 in 4 video games and Leeds leaking 11 – solely backside membership Norwich have a file as comparably poor at this stage.

However, they should not unhealthy in the long run. Newcastle have solely did not rating in a single match thus far and have, regardless of a scarcity of factors, scored two targets in two others. Last weekend towards Liverpool was the primary time Leeds made a vacuum and so they are nonetheless critically threatening to attain.

Prediction: Newcastle 3-2 Leeds

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