Newcastle vs Norwich: TV channel, live stream, team news & prediction

A huge game at the bottom
A huge game at the bottom / Shaun Botterill/GettyImages

Eddie Howe will lead Newcastle from the home dugout at St James' Park for the first time this week when the Magpies host Norwich in an early Premier League relegation six-pointer.

Howe was forced to isolate for the 3-3 draw with Brentford just over a week ago, while his first match with the team came away against Arsenal on Saturday.

Norwich, meanwhile, have also got a new manager and have started picking up points. Dean Smith has taken four points from a possible six so far, while the Canaries have gained seven from the last nine on offer to move off the bottom of the table and leapfrog Newcastle.

This is everything you need to know about the game...

How to watch Newcastle vs Norwich on TV/live stream

When is kick off? Tuesday 30 November, 19:30 (GMT)
Where is the match being played? St James' Park
TV channel/live stream? Amazon Prime Video (UK), Peacock Premium (US)
Highlights? Sky Sports Football YouTube
Referee? Andy Madley
VAR? Lee Mason

Newcastle team news

Jamaal Lascelles
Jamaal Lascelles is suspended in a blow to Newcastle / Richard Heathcote/GettyImages

Jamaal Lascelles and Matt Ritchie are both suspended for this one as a result of each accumulating five yellow cards - that means two of Newcastle's usual defensive starters are out.

Howe is at least fortunate that there are no new injuries to report. That should mean that Dwight Gayle will be available following a recent hamstring complaint, leaving Paul Dummett the only player sidelined at this moment in time.

Norwich team news

Ozan Kabak is available for Norwich but is unlikely to start
Ozan Kabak is available for Norwich but is unlikely to start / Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA/GettyImages

Mathias Normann has been ruled out through injury after coming off early against Wolves at the weekend. He will be referred to a specialist for treatment on the hip problem.

Ozan Kabak has been back in training for a week and is available after a recent bout of illness. But Chrisoph Zimmerman continues to recover from ankle surgery last month and Sam Byram is building up fitness with the Canaries' Under-23 squad.

Newcastle vs Norwich predicted lineups

Newcastle: Dubravka; Murphy, Schar, Clark, Lewis; Shelvey, Willock; Fraser, Almiron, Saint-Maximin; Wilson

Norwich: Krul; Aarons, Hanley, Gibson, Williams; McClean, Rupp, Gilmour; Dowell, Pukki, Rashica

Newcastle vs Norwich head to head record

Newcastle haven't beaten Norwich in the Premier League since Georginio Wijnaldum scored four in 2015
Newcastle haven't beaten Norwich in the Premier League since Georginio Wijnaldum scored four in 2015 / Alex Livesey/GettyImages

Newcastle haven't actually beaten Norwich since September 2016 when both clubs were in the Championship, picking up a 4-3 win at St James' Park when Dwight Gayle scored a hat-trick and two stoppage goals turned a 3-2 defeat into a victory.

Newcastle's last Premier League win in this fixture was more than six years ago in October 2015, with Georginio Wijnaldum scoring four times in a 6-2 thrashing.

The most recent meeting between these two clubs finished 0-0 at St James' Park in February 2020, while Norwich won 3-1 in the reverse fixture at Carrow Road that season when Teemu Pukki scored his first Premier League hat-trick.

Newcastle vs Norwich score prediction

Norwich are suddenly much improved and will see this as an excellent opportunity to pick up vital points against a direct relegation rival.

Newcastle are the only Premier League side still without a win so far this season and there is a reason for that unwanted tag. Howe arguably has a much harder task than opposite number Smith and is yet to see the fruits of any of the work he has done so far.

Prediction: Newcastle 1-1 Norwich

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