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Aston Villa vs. Newcastle United: Confirmed lineups, open thread

Aston Villa host Newcastle United in the second Premier League game of the season. Join us for lineups and the open match thread.

Tony Marshall

Aston Villa opened up the season with three points last week after recording a 1-0 victory over Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium, not an easy task. Today they host Newcastle United, a team that has given them some trouble in recent memory. Here are the lineups for both teams, both unchanged from the lineup they played in week one.

Newcastle United (4-2-3-1): Tim Krul; Daryl Janmaat, Mike Williamson, Fabricio Coloccini, Paul Dummett; Vurnon Anita, Jack Colback; Yann Gouffran, Moussa Sissoko, Rémy Cabella; Emmanuel Rivière

Bench: Steven Taylor, Rob Elliot, Gabriel Obertan, Siem de Jong, Massadio Haidara, Mehdi Abeid, Ayoze Pérez.

Aston Villa (4-2-3-1): Brad Guzan; Alan Hutton, Ron Vlaar, Philippe Senderos, Aly Cissokho; Fabian Delph, Ashley Westwood; Charles N'Zogbia, Kieran Richardson, Andi Weimann; Gabby Agbonlahor

Bench: Shay Given, Joe Cole, Darren Bent, Carlos Sánchez, Nathan Baker, Leandro Bacuna, Jack Grealish.

As always, feel free to stick around in the comments to discuss the match!

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