Newcastle United news: Sels set for run-out, Elliot wins international recall
Newcastle United suffered a damaging Championship defeat to Fulham at the weekend.
Rafa Benitez's side were beaten 3-1 at St James's Park on Saturday.
The league leaders are only ahead of second-placed Brighton and Hove Ablion on goal difference ahead of Saturday's game against Birmingham City.
And United manager Benitez has demanded a reaction from his players at St Andrew's.
Daryl Murphy came off the bench to score Newcastle's goal against Fulham.
The striker delivered a blunt assessment of the team's performance after the match, while winger Christian Atsu has appealed for calm.
Also, have a look at our fan gallery from the game.
Meanwhile, goalkeeper Matz Sels will play for Newcastle's Under-23s against West Ham United at St James's Park tonight (7pm kick-off).
Finally, it has been a busy day already for international call-ups.
Matt Ritchie and Grant Hanley have been called up by Scotland for a crucial World Cup qualifier, while Rob Elliot is in the Republic of Ireland squad for the first time since recovering from a serious knee injury.
Ciaran Clark has also been named in Martin O'Neill's 39-man provisional squad for the March 24 qualifier against Wales despite limping off against Fulham with a knee injury. Murphy has also been included.