Newcastle United entertains Leicester City in matchday 6 of the English Premier League both sides keen to seal the maximum points in what will prove to be an evenly balanced affair.
Newcastle will particularly eager to end their mediocre run of form and end the five matches winless streak in front of their faithful by piping a well-organized Leicester City side.
The Rafael Benitez guided side will be out to end their slump that has been characterized with four losses and one draw to get their season up and running.
The hosts currently lie third from bottom of the English topflight with one point that was gained in their last 0-0 draw away to Crystal in their latest outing.
Leicester City hit the road to face Newcastle in high spirits after dismissing Huddersfield 3-1 in their last premier league match at their backyard hoping for more of the same against their beleaguered hosts.
The foxes will be targeting to heap more woes on their hosts by bagging the maximum point to stretch their host winless run to six matches.
Claude Puel led side have won three five matches and suffered two defeats in their other two matches currently lie 9th in the English topflight standings.
The foxes will be hoping to reverse the fortunes in the fixture in their last encounter that saw the host team emerged 2-1 victorious between the two sides.
Newcastle will be counting on Venezuelan hit man Salomon Rondon to open his account and fire them past the formidable Leicester City side while the visitors will be counting on reliable English marksman Jamie Vardy to find the back of the net and sink the hosts.
HEAD TO HEAD
Newcastle has won one while Leicester has won four of the last five matches between the two sides.