Jan 29, 2013 at 7.45pm UK at ​Villa Park
Aston Villa
NewcastleNewcastle United
Benteke (49' pen.)
N'Zogbia (42'), Benteke (61'), Baker (67'), Lowton (76'), Agbonlahor (78')
FT(HT: 0-2)
Cabaye (31'), Demba Cisse (19')
Gutiérrez (52'), Ameobi (87')

Team News: Darren Bent starts for Aston Villa

Darren Bent
© PA Photos
Darren Bent starts alongside Christian Benteke in the Aston Villa attack against Newcastle United.

England international Darren Bent has been included in the Aston Villa starting lineup for this evening's Premier League encounter against Newcastle United at Villa Park.

Bent, who has spent a large part of the campaign on the bench, will partner Christian Benteke in attack.

Meanwhile, visiting Newcastle have handed debuts to striker Yoan Gouffran and midfielder Moussa Sissoko.

Villa: Guzan; Lowton, Vlaar, Clark, Baker, Bennett; Westwood, Bannan; N'Zogbia; Benteke, Bent

Newcastle: Krul; Debuchy, S.Taylor, Coloccini, Santon; Perch, Cabaye; Gouffran, Sissoko, Gutierrez; Cisse

Newcastle's new signing Moussa Sissoko shields the ball from Barry Bannan of Aston Villa on January 29, 2013
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