And it sounds like Newcastle United fans are far from happy with the calls their manager has made.
Here’s what #NUFC Twitter had to say about Bruce’s XI...
@Garwain – “So the plan is to drop your top goal scorer and have Joelinton leading the line on his own, as if a full season on his own up top hasn’t been enough to show it doesn’t work.”
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@DannyG1307 – “Bruce feeding Matty (Longstaff) the wolves tonight. A poor display backs up his decision to not have him near the squad. Can’t be any worse than his brother or Jonjo. Good luck, you’re gonna need it.”
@iCoreHeatz – “I’ll be surprised if we get a shot on goal.”
@paz_parish – “Not even starting a proper forward, coz we can’t get out of our own half. Brucey’s surrender mags!”