Newcastle United celebrating the opening goal against Watford (Photo by PAUL ELLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Revealed! Leeds United v Newcastle United predicted starting XI sees two changes and a formation switch

Newcastle aim to bounce-back from their disappointing late-draw against Watford on Saturday when they travel to Elland Road this weekend.

By Joe Buck
Friday, 21st January 2022, 2:45 pm

The Magpies are yet to taste victory against Leeds since their return to the top-flight in 2020.

Three games have yielded just one point for Newcastle, coming in their 1-1 draw at St James’s Park in mid-September.

Much like last weekend, Allan Saint-Maximin was the scorer for Newcastle on that occasion and we are predicting another start for the Frenchman this weekend.

But with no new recruitments through the door at St James’s Park just yet, who else might Eddie Howe choose to line-up against Marcelo Bielsa’s side on Saturday?

Here, we take you through our predicted Newcastle United starting line-up, in which we’re forecasting a formation change that may help to combat some of Leeds’ biggest strengths.

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