Ayoze Perez and Paul Dummett recalled to Newcastle starting XI

Dwight Gayle
Dwight Gayle

Rafa Benitez has made FOUR changes for tonight's game against Nottingham Forest.

Karl Darlow, DeAndre Yedlin, Paul Dummett and Ayoze Perez have been recalled to Newcastle United's starting XI at the City Ground (7.45pm kick-off).

Aleksandar Mitrovic is among the substiutes.

The Championship leaders are looking to extend their two-point lead over Brighton and Hove Albion.

NEWCASTLE UNITED: Darlow; Yedlin, Lascelles, Clark, Dummett; Shelvey, Hayden; Ritchie, Perez, Gouffran; Gayle. Subs: Sels, Mbemba, Anita, Tiote, Diame, Atsu, Mitrovic.

NOTTINGHAM FOREST: Stojkovic, Cash, Mancienne, Mills, Perquis, Lichaj, Lam, Kasami, Lansbury, Osborn, Bendtner. Subs: Henderson, Assombalonga, Carayol, Vaughan, Hobbs, Grant, Vellios.