The Magpies greet Leicester City at St James’ Park hoping to start the new year with a win

The last victory of the magpies was on 12 December against West Brom – just two points in their last four games

The performance against Liverpool – a 0-0 draw – gives Newcastle fans hope that they can do more than just improve the numbers in the Premier League

Leicester City would be within a point of leaders Liverpool with a win and the last four in the St James’ Park win

NUFC has to offer more For #nufc fans there is nothing to say: “This is my team”You have to show more in the future

That was terrible #nufc as the home team have to do a little bit more I’m really disappointed

Schar seems to have a problem with his Achilles tendon – he is now on

after the treatment

The corner falls to Tielemans on the edge of the box, but his shot is high and over the bar

Miggy has one hand on her face and there is a nasty scratch under her eye

Maddison has too much time and puts Leicester away, the ball is put into the box and luckily NUFC hits Barnes on the shoulder and takes a goal kick

The Brazilian is said to have fouled, but is not satisfied with this decision and throws the ball away

Stephen Warnock on BBC 5 Live: “It’s been over thirty minutes – what’s that time? But it’s been an entertaining game so far, there have been some really nice games, deuces

“I think the teams are canceling each other a bit because Newcastle have been working hard to prevent Leicester from exiting”

The main man in the middle is Robert Jones, who is blocking another passage

He’s stuck a shoe a few times in the past few minutes – he’s had a good game so far

A couple of key duels between Fernandez and Clark to quickly regain the ball and start a counterattack. Ritchie has pushed his side up repeatedly!

Maddison is down, looks painful. He went down when Fabian Schar chases him – it’s not a foul, just a meeting

Ritchie’s delivery is to the rear post but is deleted – S Longstaff tries to pick up the parts but it is deleted

Newcastle clears a corner and Joelinton breaks. The Brazilian takes Wilson out with a long ball, but Schmeichel races to clear him

It’s a fair bit of game from Newcastle, patient buildup that eventually leads to the referee getting entangled in the game again!

Maddison runs the show here and has so much space to choose the strikers

Vardy has the ball in the back of the net – but the flag is offside

Wilson was about to pick Joelinton on the left, but the pass hits the referee! He calls a dropball

NUFC is very lucky here as Tielemans Jamie Vardy plays in the penalty area and the striker doesn’t shoot on goal for some reason – he gives it back to Tielemans who slips and puts the ball wide

It’s a deep cross from Matt Ritchie and it’s to the back post, Yedlin steps up but is convicted of fouling Castagne

Wilson fell deep – right in his own half and fouled Fofana

Barnes strolls past Sean Longstaff and his passport is being cleared when Vardy moves in

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