ATHENS (Sporting Alert) – The following are the starting lineups for the Europa League Qualifying game between Atromitos and Newcastle United.
Newcastle manager Alan Pardew made nine changes to his starting line-up for the fourth qualifying round game tonight at the Peristeri Stadium, in Athens
In fact, only defender James Perch and forward Papiss Cisse retained their places from the weekend’s victory over Tottenham, with summer signing Gael Bigirimana, and Vurnon Anita, who makes his full debut for the club starting in the midfield.
Talented striker Cisse will lead the forward line and will be supported by the likes of Gabriel Obertan, Dan Gosling and Sylvain Marveaux.
Atromitos v Newcastle
Atromitos: Itandje, Skondras, Fitanidis, Lazaridis, Giannoulis, Dimoutsos, Iglesias, Brito, Beljic, Kuqi, Epstein
Subs: Radman, Tavlaridis, Karagounis, Nastos, Karamanos, Garcia, Chumbinho
Newcastle: Harper, Tavernier, Williamson, Perch, Ryan Taylor, Gosling, Bigirimana, Anita, Marveaux, Cisse, Obertan
Subs: Krul, Santon, Cabaye, Amalfitano, Gutierrez, Steven Taylor, Campbell
Referee: Alon Yefet (Israel)