Steve Bruce reacts to Newcastle United's Leicester defeat – and the Magpies' mounting injury crisis

Newcastle United host Brendan Rodger’s Leicester City at St James’s Park this afternoon looking to bounce back from two defeats on the bounce in the Premier League.

Newcastle United host Leicester City at St James's Park this afternoon.
Newcastle United host Leicester City at St James's Park this afternoon.

Last time out United were beaten 2-1 on home turf by a resurgent Everton, following on from the Magpies’ humbling at Old Trafford on Boxing Day.

Can United get it right this time out against a Foxes outfit flying high in the top flight and with Champions League ambitions on their mind?

Our writers Miles Starforth and Liam Kennedy are in place at St James’s Park – follow every kick of the action here in the Gazette’s LIVE NUFC matchday blog.