Steve Bruce’s side are still searching for their first win of the campaign whilst their opponents are looking to make it back-to-back victories after defeating Norwich City last time out.
Xisco Munoz’s side put in an impressive performance in that 3-1 win, whilst Newcastle impressed in parts, but ultimately failed to get the victory against Leeds on Friday night.
Bruce made just one change last week, choosing Karl Darlow as a replacement for the injured Freddie Woodman in goal.
This week however, changes are expected at Newcastle with a potential change of formation on the cards.
Newcastle may opt to revert to a four-man defence and if that is the case, could this be the starting line-up chosen by Bruce on Saturday?
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5. LB - Matt Ritchie
Despite playing the beginning of this season as a left wing-back, Ritchie may be asked to drop a little deeper and play as an orthodox left-back against Watford. (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)
Photo: George Wood
6. CM - Isaac Hayden
Hayden has been playing as a centre-back in recent weeks, despite being more at home in centre-midfield. Hayden’s bite and aggression in the middle of the park will be needed on Saturday. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
Photo: Stu Forster
7. CM - Sean Longstaff
He may have flown under the radar so far this campaign, but Longstaff is slowly impressing once again in the middle of midfield. Jonjo Shelvey’s absence has allowed Longstaff to play a pivotal role so far this season. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
Photo: Stu Forster
8. CM - Joe Willock
Newcastle’s only summer signing was pictured wearing a protective boot earlier this week. His current injury status is unknown at the minute but if he’s deemed fit enough to play, there’s no doubt he will be in the starting line-up. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)
Photo: Ian MacNicol