Newcastle United v 1860 Munich: Team news, match action and reaction from Austria

The Saalfelden Arena, Austria.The Saalfelden Arena, Austria.
The Saalfelden Arena, Austria.
Newcastle United take on 1860 Munich at the Saalfelden Arena, Austria.

Newcastle United take on 1860 Munich at the Saalfelden Arena, Austria, this afternoon - and Liam Kennedy and Jordan Cronin are there for NewcastleWorld.

We will have live updates from the game, as well as all the build up, team news and post-match reaction as the Magpies look to make it two wins out of two for the summer.

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Eddie Howe’s United beat Gateshead 5-1 in a behind-closed-doors encounter at the club’s training ground last weekend, prior to their visit to the continent.

Newcastle United in Austria with Liam Kennedy and Jordan Cronin.Newcastle United in Austria with Liam Kennedy and Jordan Cronin.
Newcastle United in Austria with Liam Kennedy and Jordan Cronin.

And while new boys Sven Botman and Nick Pope watched on from the terraces last time out, they’re expected to make their United bow here in Austria.

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Newcastle United vs 1860 Munich LIVE (NewcastleWorld)

Key Events

  • FT: Newcastle United 3 (Willock 55, S.Longstaff 63, Guimaraes 75) 1860 Munich 0 - @ the Saalfelden Arena.
  • This is Eddie Howe’s side’s first of two games in Austria - the next being Mainz 05 on Monday.

And we’re off in Austria!

Kick off is almost upon us...

The players not involved for Newcastle United today

Newcastle United have SIX players missing from the squad who are out here in Austria.

Jamal Lewis is carrying a knock to the calf, while Federico Fernandez and Matt Ritchie sit out the game as a precaution. The latter felt a little tightness after training, the club have confirmed.

Elsewhere, Jay Turner-Cooke has been added to the squad, having flown over from the U21 camp in Spain.

Karl Darlow, Mark Gillespie and Kell Watts also miss out.

Newcastle United winger Matt Ritchie.Newcastle United winger Matt Ritchie.
Newcastle United winger Matt Ritchie.

TEAM NEWS: Nick Pope starts for Newcastle United

Newcastle players arrive at the Saalfelden Arena

Watch as Jordan Cronin previews this afternoon’s game

Good afternoon from the beautiful Saalfelden Arena as Newcastle United take on 1860 Munich in Austria (kick-off 1:30pm UK time).

This is Eddie Howe’s second pre-season friendly - their first in Austria - after beating National League side Gateshead 5-1 in a behind-closed-doors friendly.

Our writers Jordan Cronin and Liam Kennedy are here, and reporting live from the game.

Stay tuned to our live blog for live updates, analysis and reaction as the friendly unfolds.

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