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Newcastle United take on Barnsley tonight looking for a third successive Championship victory.

Rafa Benitez's second-placed side will be backed by almost 6,000 fans at Oakwell (7.45pm kick-off).

And Benitez has labelled the game against Paul Heckingbottom's 11th-placed team a "dangerous" fixture.

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"For me, Barnsley is not a game where we look at say 'it's easy'," said Benitez, who has spoken about Barnsley's on-loan United forward Adam Armstrong.

"Far from it, in fact the opposite. It's a team that goes forward, score goals and play with a high intensity. These games are very dangerous."

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