- 10th March 2022 7:30 PM
Even taking into account Southampton's 4-0 defeat to Aston Villa in their last match, Thursday night's clash at St. Mary's sees two of the Premier League's form teams go head to head - with Newcastle United looking to extend their unbeaten run to nine games.
Eddie Howe has no fresh injury worries, although Callum Wilson, Kieran Trippier and Isaac Hayden are still out and Federico Fernández has a knock. Matt Ritchie, however, has resumed training after a knee injury which has sidelined him for most of 2022 so far.
Southampton, meanwhile, could be without Mohammed Salisu, Kyle Walker-Peters and Moi Elyounoussi, as well as long-term absentees Lyanco and Alex McCarthy.
The Magpies' Sweden international defender Emil Krafth spoke to NUFC TV on the eve of the game on the South Coast...