By Rob Scanlon- Newcastle United Video Reporter
Summer signings Sylvain Marveaux and Demba Ba make their first appearances for the club as United take on Sporting Kansas City in the opening game of the Stateside Tour.
Dan Gosling also starts after making a substitute appearance in the win over Darlington, whilst Ryan Taylor is set to line-up in defence with Tim Krul in goal
Newcastle United- Tim Krul, Ryan Taylor, Fabricio Coloccini (c), Steven Taylor, Dan Gosling. Jonas Gutierrez, Cheik Tiote, Hatem Ben Arfa, Sylavin Marveaux, Demba Ba, Peter Lovenkrands. Subs- Fraser Forster, Steve Harper, Mehdi Abeid, Shola Ameobi, Leon Best, Danny Simpson, Alan Smith.
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