4-2-3-1: This is the Newcastle XI to beat Aston Villa

Newcastle suffered a bit of a blip last weekend.

After losing their first two games of the season the Magpies looked ready to waltz away with the league after five straight wins but at home against Wolves they had another reality check.

The Midlands side took a 2-0 victory away from St. James’ Park in a game that reminded Rafa Benitez’s men that no game in the Championship is a foregone conclusion.

Funnily enough, the clubs then met again in the EFL Cup on Tuesday with Newcastle ringing the changes and gaining sweet revenge with a win of their own and that’ll leave Benitez with a number of decisions to make ahead of this weekend’s game against Aston Villa.

Who Benitez goes with is anyone’s guess but here at FootballFanCast we’ve had a crack at putting together a team that we think will win against the Villans…

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