Emil Krafth returns to Newcastle United starting XI in surprise change

Steve Bruce has named his Newcastle United team for tonight’s game against Leicester City.

Friday, 7th May 2021, 7:03 pm
Joe Willock celebrates his goal against Liverpool.
Joe Willock celebrates his goal against Liverpool.

Joe Willock replaces Sean Longstaff in the starting XI, while Emil Krafth has come in for Ciaran Clark.

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Willock had scored three goals off the bench since March’s 3-0 defeat to Brighton and Hove Albion.

Newcastle are 17th in the table – and nine points above third-bottom Fulham – with four games left to play.

NEWCASTLE UNITED: Dubravka, Murphy, Krafth, Fernandez, Dummett, Ritchie, Shelvey, Willock, Almiron, Saint-Maximin, Wilson.