Villa v Newcastle team news: Lambert makes three changes
Brad Guzan, Matt Lowton and Antonio Luna are back in for Jed Steer, Leandro Bacuna and Joe Bennett.
Deadline day signing Libor Kozak is on the bench.
Newcastle, meanwhile, have made two changes from their 1-0 victory over Fulham a fortnight ago.
Loan signing Loic Remy starts up front in place of Shola Ameobi and Yohan Cabaye returns for Sylvain Marveaux.
VILLA: Guzan, Lowton, Vlaar, Okore, Luna, El Ahmadi, Westwood, Agbonlahor, Delph, Benteke, Weimann. Subs: Steer, Clark, Bacuna, Helenius, Sylla, Tonev, Kozak.
NEWCASTLE: Krul; Debuchy, Coloccini (c), Yanga-Mbiwa, Santon; Anita, Sissoko, Cabaye; Remy, Cisse, Ben Arfa. subs: Elliot, Dummett, S.Taylor, Tiote, Marveaux, Sammy Ameobi, Gouffran.