Rafa Benitez makes surprise change to Newcastle United's starting XI

Newcastle midfielder Jonjo Shelvey gives the thumbs

Jonjo Shelvey could make his first Newcastle appearance since 5 January

He netted the Magpies' victor in the reverse fixture against Huddersfield. Newcastle have only scored 24 goals this season, but Burnley have conceded an alarming 48 goals.

Rafa Benitez says he is focused on keeping Newcastle United in the Premier League and would not be drawn on speculation linking him with Leicester City.

The unders side of the bet is offered at [1.68]. "I think [the fans] will be happy if we get three points against Burnley". 13 and a half years, to be exact.

DeAndre Yedlin (Newcastle): With Huddersfield offering little in the way of attacking threat, the American was able to get forward at will and was central in both goals, feeding the ball into risky areas where it was asking to be finished. He swiftly plays it inside, where Perez and Hayden get in one anther's way, but the ball runs to Rondon and he fires home.

Newcastle extended their lead six minutes later when Perez beat Lossl from Rondon's knock-down to leave the visitors in deep trouble. Huddersfield remain 14 points adrift of safety and appear certain to be relegated.

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Schär nearly broke the post with that rocket of a shot.

While Burnley look sure to provide him with a stiffer test, the forward shouldn't be 9/1 to open the scoring when you consider he's playing for the home team, who are close to even-money favourites.

Just over five minutes later the points were effectively sealed as Yedlin and Rondon combined after Almiron's pass and Perez volleyed into the bottom-left corner.

Seeing that both teams have earned a string of positive results, it would not be a surprise if the opening 20 minutes of action saw both teams testing the waters to understand the opposing game plans. It's easy to see something similar occurring here and given I've made the case for an away win, I'll take Burnley to win by a single goal.

The Spurs striker almost marked his return with a goal as he cut in from the right before drilling a left-footed effort just wide of the upright on 15 minutes.

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