Newcastle United play host to Leeds United on Friday evening as both sides look for that elusive first Premier League win of the season.

The Magpies were beaten 4-1 by a Cristiano Ronaldo-inspired Manchester United side in their last match, leaving them in the relegation zone with just one point from four games.

Marcelo Bielsa’s side have begun the new campaign in similar form with two points on the board from their four matches. Like Newcastle, they were also well beaten last time out as Liverpool handed them a 3-0 defeat at Elland Road.

Despite being just over a month into the new season, both teams will be aware of the importance of picking up a maiden win at St James’ Park on Friday.

What channel is Newcastle vs Leeds United on?

Like for the opening game of the season against West Ham, Newcastle’s clash with Leeds will be on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League on Friday evening.

Coverage for the match begins at 7pm ahead of an 8pm kick-off.

Can I stream Newcastle vs Leeds United?

Yes, Sky Sports customers can stream the game through Sky Go and Sky Go Extra on their tablets or smartphones.

There will also be regular updates here on Chronicle Live where we will take you through all the finer details of the match as well as extensive pre and post-match coverage.

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What’s the early team news?

Callum Wilson remains a serious doubt for the Magpies with an ongoing thigh problem while Martin Dubravka is still out of contention.

After picking up knocks in the Man United defeat, Javier Manquillo, Ciaran Clark and Joe Willock have all returned to full training so should be available for Friday night’s fixture.

Ryan Fraser is also expected to be part of the squad after overcoming an injury that saw him return early from international early on crutches.

As for Leeds, they have a centre back crisis to deal with after Pascal Struijk’s suspension was upheld following an unsuccessful appeal for the red card he was given against Liverpool.

Diego Llorente was forced off during the first half of that match so is unlikely to start on Friday night whilst Robin Koch remains a doubt for the Whites.