Newcastle have Fraser Forster in goal and 19 year-old James Tavernier again gets another start for Newcastle in the back four.
And as expected new boy Yohan Cabaye and Joey Barton are also in the starting eleven, and Ameobi and Ba are leading the line.
Steven Taylor and Mike Williamson are the center-backs and Tavernier starts at left back.
Leeds United: Lonergan, Connolly, Kisnorbo, O’Brien, Parker, Snodgrass, Howson, Clayton, Brown, Gradel, McCormack.
Subs: Rachubka, Paynter, Bromby, Nunez, Sam, White, Lees, Mendy, Bodor.
Newcastle United : Forster, Simpson, Taylor (S), Williamson, Tavernier, Cabaye, Barton, Gosling, Gutierrez, Ba, Shola Ameobi, ,
Subs: Krul, Taylor (R), Best, Vuckic, Sammy Ameobi, Dummett.
Referee: A Haines