Sep 25, 2013 at 7.45pm UK at ​St James' Park
NewcastleNewcastle United
2-0
LeedsLeeds United
Cisse (31'), Gouffran (66')
FT(HT: 1-0)

Mowatt (84')

Team News: Hatem Ben Arfa on the bench for Newcastle United

Hatem Ben Arfa will start from the bench in Newcastle United's League Cup third-round tie against Leeds United.

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew has left Hatem Ben Arfa on the bench for tonight's League Cup clash with Leeds United at St James' Park.

Sylvain Marveaux, Yoan Gouffran and Sammy Ameobi will operate in advanced positions, while Cheick Tiote and Vurnon Anita start alongside one another in midfield.

Also on the sidelines is Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa, with Mike Williamson coming into the centre of defence. Welsh Under-21 international Paul Dummet starts at left full-back.

Matt Smith starts up front for the visitors, partnered by Dominic Poleon, while 18-year-old Alex Mowatt comes into the midfield.

Newcastle: Krul; Debuchy, Williamson, Coloccini, Dummett; Anita, Tiote; Marveaux, Gouffran, Sammy Ameobi; Cisse
Subs: Alnwick, Yanga-Mbiwa, Gosling, Bigirimana, Obertan, Vuckic, Ben Arfa

Leeds: Kenny; Byram, Wootton, Pearce, Warnock; Austin, Mowatt, Tonge, McCormack; Poleon, Smith
Subs: Cairns, Murphy, Green, Hunt, White, Brown, Diouf

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew looks on as his side go 2-0 down to Man City on August 19, 2013
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