Newcastle host Crystal Palace at St James’ Park on Saturday afternoon.

Rafa Benitez’ side will look to end a run of two successive Premier League games without a win, having lost 2-0 to Arsenal on Monday night, coming off the back of a 2-2 draw with Bournemouth before the international break.

Crystal Palace meanwhile will be looking to get back on track, having fallen foul to Tottenham in their opening game at their new stadium. Roy Hodgson’s men, who lost 2-0 against Spurs, are just one point above Newcastle in the Premier League table.

Here is the starting XI we predict Benitez to pick for Newcastle…