Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has made five changes to the side that lost 1-0 at Orlando City, for the game against Columbus Crew tonight.
Steve Harper gets his first start in goal of the pre=season, and Jose Enrique, Sylvain Marveaux, Shola Ameobi and Demba Ba all start the game.
Ryan Taylor and Peter Lovenkrands are injured and will play no part in tonight’s game.
Columbus Crew: Andy Gruenebaum, Sebastian Miranda, Chad Marshall (c), Eric Gehrig, Shaun Francis. Emmanuel Ekpo, Kevin Burns, Cole Grossman, Bernardo Anor. Emilio Renteria, Tommy Heinemann.
Subs: Chris Konopka, Josh Gardner, Julius James, Korey Veeder, Eddie Gaven, Santiago Prim, Robbie Rogers, Dejan Rusmir, Ben Sippola, Aaron Horton, Justin Meram.
Newcastle United: Steve Harper, James Tavernier, Steven Taylor, Fabricio Coloccini, Jose Enrique. Jonas Gutierrez, Cheik Tiote, Dan Gosling, Sylvain Marveaux. Shola Ameobi, Demba Ba.
Subs- Tim Krul, Fraser Forster, Paul Dummett, Alan Smith, Mehdi Abeid, Haris Vuckic, Leon Best