Tiote injured in warm-up – Anita starts for Newcastle

BLOW ... Newcastle's Cheik Tiote.
BLOW ... Newcastle's Cheik Tiote.

CHEIK Tiote is out of this afternoon’s game against Leicester City – after suffering an injury in the warm-up.

The midfielder has been replaced in the starting XI by Vurnon Anita.

Striker Facundo Ferreyra is Anita’s replacement on the bench.

The game kicks off at 4pm because of a delay caused by a loose TV screen at St James’s Park.

NEWCASTLE UNITED: Krul; Janmaat, Coloccini, S Taylor, Dummett; Sissoko, Colback, Anita; Obertan, Cisse, Gouffran. Subs: Elliot, Haidara, Ferreyra, Abeid, Cabella, Perez, Armstrong.