Newcastle United dominate the Premier League team of midweek with five picks as Leeds United duo included

Newcastle United gave their Champions League hopes another significant boost on Wednesday evening

Newcastle United moved three points clear of Tottenham Hotspur in fifth place with a thumping 5-1 win over West Ham United on Wednesday night.

Callum Wilson and Joelinton netted in either half with Alexander Isak also getting in on the action as the Magpies made it four wins on the bounce.

Eddie Howe’s side still have a game in hand over Spurs, with their recent winning run putting them in pole position to finish in the top four.

Ahead of the win in London, Howe said: “We want to achieve whatever we can and push as hard as we can. There is no part of us that is trying to keep anything down, that goes against my internal beliefs. We are going for everything.”

Following the midweek action, stats experts at WhoScored have picked their best XI from the 12 sides in Premier League action during midweek- with Newcastle dominating after their fine win at the London Stadium.

Two Leeds United players make the cut, alongside players from Brighton, Chelsea and Aston Villa. Take a look...

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