|Newcastle United:||Martin Dubravka, Emil Krafth (Javi Manquillo, min.83), Jamaal Lascelles, Ciaran Clark, Paul Dummett, Joseph Willock, Jonjo Shelvey, Isaac Hayden (Andy Carroll, min.88), Joelinton, Dwight Gayle and Ryan Fraser (Jacob Murphy, min.79)|
|Aston Villa:||Emilano Martinez, Ahmed Elmohamady, Ezri Konsa, Tyrone Mings, Matt Targett, John McGinn, Jacob Ramsey (Morgan Sanson, min.59), Douglas Luiz, Trezeguet (Ross Barkley, min.68), Ollie Watkins and Bertrand Traore (Anwar El Ghazi, min.21)|
|Stadium:||St James’ Park|
|Goals:||Ciaran Clark (0-1, min. 86) and Jamaal Lascelles (1-1, min. 90)|
Newcastle were held to 1-1 draw by Villa down on Friday at St James’ Park. Newcastle wanted to continue adding points following a disappointing 0-0 draw with West Bromwich Albion in their previous game. Villa were beaten 1-0 in the previous match against Sheffield United. After today’s result, Newcastle are in 16th place, with 28 points from 28 matches, while Villa sit in 9th, with 41 points from 28.
After an un-eventful first half, Villa took the initiative in the second half, with Ciaran Clark giving Villa the lead, on 86 minutes. In the end though, their celebrations where kept brief, as Jamaal Lascelles equalised for The Magpies just before the final whistle. The game ended a 1-1 draw.
Newcastle brought on Jacob Murphy, Javi Manquillo and Andy Carroll for Ryan Fraser, Emil Krafth and Isaac Hayden. Villa brought on Anwar El Ghazi, Morgan Sanson and Ross Barkley, to replace Bertrand Traore, Jacob Ramsey and Trezeguet.
There were bookings for Emil Krafth and Jamaal Lascelles from Newcastle. For Villa, John McGinn, Morgan Sanson and Tyrone Mings saw yellow.
Newcastle will play away against Brighton & Hove Albion, while Villa will face Fulham at home.