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Championship leaders Newcastle United take on Nottingham Forest tonight.

Rafa Benitez's side are looking to put back-to-back defeats behind them at the City Ground, where they will be backed by 2,000 fans.

Newcastle – who lead Brighton and Hove Albion by two points –were knocked out of the EFL Cup by Hull City on Tuesday night.

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The defeat followed a loss in the Championship to Blackburn Rovers.

United manager Benitez is without a number of players through injury, notably Jack Colback, Grant Hanley, Jesus Gamez and Rolando Aarons.

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