Newcastle United v Burnley: Clarets win on penalties to seal Carabao Cup victory

Thursday, 26th August 2021, 11:28 am

Burnley take a break from Premier League football tonight as they face Newcastle United in the Carabao Cup for the first time.

We’ll bring you all the action from St James’ Park.

Newcastle United v Burnley

Last updated: Wednesday, 25 August, 2021, 20:59

Good evening and welcome to St James’ Park for the first ever League Cup meeting between the two sides.

Newcastle United: Woodman, Manquillo, Krafth, Lascelles, Clark, Lewis, S Longstaff, Hendrick, Fraser, Joelinton, Gayle

Gillespie, M Longstaff, Schar, Saint-Maximin, Murphy, Almiron, Willock

Burnley: Hennessey, Bardsley, Collins, Mee, Pieters, Lennon, Brownhill, Cork, McNeil, Wood, Rodriguez

Subs: Norris, Lowton, Taylor, Tarkowski, Thomas, Barnes, Richardson

Aaron Lennon signs for Burnley

Winger Aaron Lennon rejoins Burnley

Winger Aaron Lennon has signed a deal to return to Burnley.

Kick Off is just 15 minutes away

Newcastle and Burnley make their way from the changing rooms onto the pitch, Newcastle in their black and white stripes, Burnley in claret and blue.

Dwight Gayle gets the game underway.

Quiet start to the game, both sides still feeling their way into this.

Shot from distance by Jeff Hendrick is just wide of Hennessey’s right post.

Jay Rodriguez chests down the ball and volleys high above Woodman’s goal.

Ben Mee’s head from Dwight McNeil’s corner is just wide, referee blows for a foul.

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