Newcastle looks to keep up their winning ways with a tricky trip to the Emirates Stadium on Saturday, a place where Arsenal has given them plenty of trouble over the years (Watch live on NBCSN at 1230pm ET and online via Live Extra).
One week after getting a win against Chelsea as an emergency sub for Rob Elliot, 21-year-old Newcastle No. 3 goalkeeper Jak Alnwick will get his first Premier League start. Freddie Woodman, 17, is NUFC’s backup keeper.
Arsenal will be without Laurent Koscielny, and former Magpie outside back Mathieu Debuchy will deputize in the middle alongside Per Mertesacker.
Arsenal: Szczesny, Bellerin, Debuchy, Mertesacker, Gibbs, Flamini, Cazorla, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Alexis, Welbeck, Giroud
Subs: Martinez, Ajayi, Coquelin, Maitland-Niles, Campbell, Podolski, Sanogo
Newcastle United: Alnwick, Janmaat, Williamson, Coloccini (c), Dummett; Tiote, Colback; Gouffran, Perez, Ameobi; Cisse
Subs: Woodman, Haidara, Anita, Vuckic, Cabella, Armstrong, Riviere