LIVE: Rafa Benitez's first game in charge of Newcastle

Rafa Benitez takes charge of Newcastle United for the first time tonight.

Monday, 14th March 2016, 4:38 pm
Updated Monday, 14th March 2016, 4:56 pm
King Power Stadium

The club's new manager will be in the dugout at the King Power Stadium for the relegation-threatened club's game against Leicester City (8pm kick-off).

Benitez has overseen just three training sessions since succeeding Steve McClaren on Friday.

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Newcastle are 19th in the Premier League and a point adrift of safety.

Leaders Leicester, meanwhile, are looking to go eight points clear at the top of the division.

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Rafa Benitez
Rafa Benitez