On Boxing day Newcastle United is going to take on Sheffield Wednesday. The match will be played at St James’ Park in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.
The rivalry will be extended since the teams will play their 101st game. Newcastle lead the tie by ten wins, however, Sheffield Wednesday were triumphant in the last encounter when the League Cup draw has put the teams together in September last year.
Date and Time: December 26, 2016, 2:45 PM EST
Venue: St James’ Park
TV: Bein Sports (US)
The Magpies have scored in each of their last 12 league meetings with Owls, notching 24 goals in the process.
Newcastle United are without midfielder Jonjo Shelvey, who has accepted five-game ban after opting not to appeal a guilty verdict for the Football Association misconduct charge.
Midfielder Jack Colback won’t be playing, as he is suffering an eye injury. However, Cheick Tiote could promote for just a second appearance.
The Owls have Fernando Forestieri back in their squad after the striker served a three-match ban.
Sheffield Wednesday are winless in six league matches with the Newcastle United. However, they have won three and drawn one in their last four Boxing Day matches.
Here is a video from their last bout: