'Can we at least have a shot on target' - Newcastle United fans react as Steve Bruce names XI to face Crystal Palace

Steve Bruce has named his starting XI to face Crystal Palace with no place for Allan Saint-Maximin.

Steve Bruce revealed yesterday that three unnamed players were self-isolating after positive Covid-19 tests.

And Hayden, Lascelles and Krafth are not involved against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park.

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Allan Saint-Maximin is out of the Premier League game after suffering a hamstring injury in training yesterday.

The Newcastle team: Darlow, Manquillo, Fernandez, Clark, Shelvey, Hendrick, S Longstaff, Almiron, Joelinton, Wilson.

NUFC subs: Gillespie, M Longstaff, Schar, Ritchie, Yedlin, Murphy, Anderson.

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NUFC fans have reacted to the news on Twitter:

blurt87 tweeted: “This is 100% a 442 with Hendrick and almiron on the wings btw #nufc”

Newcastle United boss Steve Bruce.Newcastle United boss Steve Bruce.
Newcastle United boss Steve Bruce.

@LittleHenryD tweeted: “One positive Elliot Anderson on the bench....give the lad his chance”

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@FootballPoll2 tweeted: “Can't wait to see Bruce play Joelinton at centre-back again...”

@AIIuminati tweeted: “Good to see young Anderson on the bench.”

bethmann99 tweeted: “Can we at least have a shot on target.”

@Alfie62927216 tweeted: “Jesus, not a goal amongst 'em.”