TEAM NEWS: Benitez makes TWO changes to the NUFC team to play Watford – interesting

The teams are out for today’s 3pm kick off at Vicarage Road and Rafa has made TWO changes from the side who lost 1-0 to West Brom last weekend, bringing in Jacob Murphy and Javier Manquillo for Matt Ritchie and DeAndre Yedlin – meaning a complete change to our right-hand side.

OUT – Matt Ritchie and DeAndre Yedlin.

IN – Jacob Murphy and Javier Manquillo

Here’s the full starting 11 and subs:

NUFC XI – (4-2-3-1): Dubravka – Manquillo, Lascelles, Lejeune, Dummett – Shelvey, Diame – Murphy, Perez, Kenedy – Gayle

(SUBS –Darlow, Yedlin, Haidara, Hayden, Merino, Ritchie, Joselu )


Watford XI: Karnezis (GK); Janmaat, Cathcart, Kabasele, Holebas; Hughes, Doucouré, Capoue, Pereyra; Deeney (C), Gray. Subs | Gomes (GK), Britos, Mariappa, Femenía, Deulofeu, Richarlison, Sinclair.


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About Olly Hawkins

Olly has been a Junior Magpie from birth. As a season ticket holder and avid Newcastle United fan - he eats, sleeps and breathes all things NUFC.

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