Refocused on the Premier League after a midweek Champions League ouster, Arsenal looks to continue its traditional beating of Newcastle United at St. James Park on Saturday (Watch live at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN and online via Live Extra).
The Gunners haven’t lost at Newcastle in a decade, and will trot out a strong lineup featuring Santi Cazorla, Olivier Giroud and others.
Newcastle, still without suspended Papiss Cisse and now without Fabricio Coloccini, starts midfielder Jack Colback in its battered defense.
Newcastle United: Krul; R.Taylor, Janmaat, Williamson, Colback; Anita, Sissoko (c); Cabella, Gouffran, Ameobi; Perez. Subs: Elliot, Satka, Kemen, Gutierrez, Obertan, Armstrong, Riviere.
Arsenal: Ospina, Chambers, Gabriel, Koscielny, Monreal, Coquelin, Ramsey, Alexis, Cazorla, Welbeck, Giroud. Subs: Szczesny, Gibbs, Mertesacker, Bellerin, Flamini, Rosicky, Walcott