Alan Pardew has named an unchanged Newcastle team, from the 2-0 win over Chelsea, for the visit of Manchester City today.
James Perch plays his 2nd game at right back, with Danny Simpson missing through injury again. Cheick Tiote starts in midfield despite being stretchered off at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday.
Here is the complete line-up, including the bench:
NUFC XI vs. MCFC – Krul – Perch, Coloccini, Williamson, Santon – Ben Arfa, Cabaye, Tiote, Gutierrez – Cisse, Ba
NUFC bench vs. MCFC – Elliot, Ferguson, R Taylor, Gosling, Marveaux, Obertan, Ameobi
Manchester City are also unchanged from their derby win last Monday.
Former magpie James Milner is on the bench for Manchester City.