Newcastle v Villa team news: Lambert makes two changes
Line-ups revealed for St James' Park clash.
23rd Feb 2014
Newcastle v Villa team news: Lambert makes two changes


Villa have made two changes for this afternoon's Barclays Premier League clash against Newcastle.

Andreas Weimann and Karim El Ahmadi are back in the starting XI for Paul Lambert's team.

Marc Albrighton and Joe Bennett both drop to the subs bench.

Meanwhile, Newcastle have made four changes from their 4-0 defeat to Tottenham.

Loic Remy Fabricio Coloccini, Cheick Tiote and Paul Dummett come in for Sammy Ameobi, Luuk De Jong, Davide Santon and Steven Taylor.

NEWCASTLE: Krul; Debuchy, Williamson, Coloccini (c), Dummett; Sissoko, Tiote, Anita, Gouffran; Remy, Cisse. Subs: Elliott, Haidara, Yanga-Mbiwa, S.Taylor, Gosling, Shola Ameobi, de Jong.

VILLA: Guzan, Bacuna, Vlaar (c), Baker, Bertrand, Westwood, Delph, El Ahmadi, Weimann, Benteke, Agbonlahor. Subs: Steer, Sylla, Holt, Clark, Albrighton, Tonev, Bennett.

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