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NEW vs LU Dream11 Team Prediction Tips For Newcastle United v Leeds United Premier League Live Score 18 September


NEW vs LU Dream11: Newcastle United go head to head with Leeds United in Friday night’s only fixture. Newcastle are on a terrible run of form. They are winless in four games, losing three of them. They have also exited the EFL Cup. The Magpies are conceding chances for fun at the moment. In the last game, they put on a spirited performance but eventually lost 4-1 to Manchester United.

Leeds have had a similar start with two draws and two losses, although they managed to progress in the EFL Cup. They lost to Liverpool last time out; Pascal Struijk got a red card in the 60th minute.

Date: 18 September, Saturday
Kick-Off: 00:30 AM (IST)
Venue: St James’ Park

Premier League Table

Newcastle United| 19th; Leeds United | 17th

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Head to Head 

Both teams have won two game apiece in the last five fixtures while one game ended in draw.

NEW vs LU Today Match Prediction Details

Newcastle United News

Injury Report and Unavailability: 

  • Martin Dubravka, Paul Dummett, Callum Wilson and Jonjo Shelvey are injured.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Newcastle United will lineup in a 3-5-2 formation.
  • F Woodman should be continue in goal.
  • Fabian Schar, Jamaal Lascelles, and Federico Fernandez are expected to be the back three.
  • M Ritchie and J Manquillo will operate as wingbacks.
  • I Hayden, J Willock and M Almiron will occupy the midfield positions.
  • A Saint-Maximin will partner Joelinton up front.

Newcastle United Starting XI (likely)

Freddie Woodman
Matt Ritchie
Fabian Schar
Jamaal Lascelles
Javier Manquillo
Federico Fernandez
Isaac Hayden
Joe Willock
Miguel Almiron
Allan Saint-Maximin

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Leeds United News

Injury Report and Unavailability: 

  • Robin Koch,  Diego Llorente, and Pascal Struijk will miss the trip to Newcastle.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Leeds will lineup in a 4-1-4-1 formation.
  • I Meslier should be starting in goal.
  • J Firpo, L Cooper, L Ayling, and S Dallas will lineup in defence.
  • K Phillips will operate as the holding midfielder.
  • M Klich, Rodrigo, Raphinha, and Jack Harrison will occupy the midfield positions.
  • P Bamford will start as the lone forward.

Leeds United Starting XI (likely)

Illan Meslier
Junior Firpo
Liam Cooper
Luke Ayling
Stuart Dallas
Kalvin Phillips
Mateusz Klich
Jack Harrison
Patrick Bamford

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NEW vs LU Fantasy Football Tips

Captain Options

Patrick Bamford is the standout captaincy candidate in this fixture. He has a goal and an assist this season.

Games Played 4
Goals 1
Assists 1
Pass Accuracy 80
Chances Created 2
Interceptions 1
Tackles 0
Clean Sheets 0

Raphinha carries the most threat down the right wing for Leeds. He has created the most chances for his team this season. He is also on set pieces.

Games Played 4
Goals 1
Assists 0
Pass Accuracy 71
Chances Created 7
Interceptions 8
Tackles 5
Clean Sheets 0

Differential Pick

Allan Saint-Maximin can thrive for the home side. He is excellent on the counter attack. He has a goal and two assists this season. Newcastle can take advantage of the injuries in Leeds’ defence.

Games Played 4
Goals 1
Assists 2
Pass Accuracy 85
Chances Created 9
Interceptions 0
Tackles 1
Clean Sheets 0


NEW vs LU Dream11 Teams


Goalkeeper – F Woodman
Defenders – M Ritchie, L Cooper, L Ayling
Midfielders – M Almiron, S Dallas, J Willock, M Klich, Raphinha
Forwards – P Bamford, A Saint-Maximin

Likely Winner:

  • Leeds is attempting to win three straight league games against Newcastle for the first time since 1967, and they haven’t won back-to-back away league games against Newcastle since 1958.
  • Newcastle has had one of the worst starts to a Premier League season in club history. They’ve collected one point in each of their first four games for the sixth time.
  • Newcastle has allowed 12 Premier League goals this season, the most of any team in the league.
  • Leeds United are slight favorites for this encounter.

Newcastle United: 11/5
Leeds United: 17/12

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Devashish Pant

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