Newcastle vs Leicester preview, TV channel, kick-off time, date, odds and team news
Leicester have been in good form under Claude Puel (Picture: Getty Images)

Newcastle United host Leicester City in the Premier League in Saturday evening’s game.

The Toon have not won a Premier League game in six games, and will be hoping it’s seventh times lucky.

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Rafa Benitez’s side took the lead against Chelsea last weekend at Stamford Bridge, courtesy of a Dwight Gayle effort, however Eden Hazard and Alvaro Morata ensured the Blues won comfortably in the end.

Newcastle vs Leicester preview, TV channel, kick-off time, date, odds and team news
Newcastle United succumbed to defeat against Chelsea after taking a surprise lead (Picture: Action Images/Reuters)

Newcastle made a positive start to their Premier League campaign but have not won since 21 October.

Meanwhile, Leicester have shown great form under Claude Puel, and won their last two matches in the Premier League against impressive Tottenham and Burnley sides.

When is Newcastle vs Leicester and what time is kick off?

Newcastle face Leicester on Saturday 9 December at St James’ Park with kick off at 5.30pm.

What TV channel is Newcastle vs Leicester on?

The match is live on BT Sport 1 and BT Sport 4K UHD.

What is the latest team news?

Newcastle trio Jamaal Lascelles Paul Dummett and Christian Atsu all missed last week’s defeat at Chelsea and are injury concerns ahead of the encounter.

The Foxes could be without both Robert Huth and Matty James, who are injury doubts with respective foot and Achilles injuries

What are the odds for Newcastle vs Leicester? (Courtesy of Betfair)

Newcastle – 13/8

Draw – 9/4

Leicester – 9/5

Pre-match stats

  • The Foxes have only won once at St James’ Park in 17 years.
  • Jamie Vardy is Leicester’s top scorer with seven goals.
  • Defender, Harry Maguire has three assists.

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