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

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

King Power Stadium
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.

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

Advertisement

Hide Ad

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

Follow our live blog here

Rafa Benitez
Rafa Benitez