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St James' Park, Newcastle (ATT 21,632) 22nd November 2012 - Kick off 20:05 Ref: Danny Makkelie

Newcastle Newcastle United vs Maritimo Maritimo

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Newcastle set sights on latter stages of the Europa League against Maritimo

Last Updated: 22/11/12 11:09am

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Alan Pardew: Knockout stage within reach for Newcastle

Alan Pardew: Knockout stage within reach for Newcastle

Newcastle will qualify for the last 32 of the Europa League on Thursday if they beat Maritimo at St James' Park.

Three points may not be necessary for the Magpies, as defeat for Club Bruge in Group D's other midweek fixture would see them through regardless of what happens on Tyneside.

It is, however, never advisable to rely on others to do you a favour, in this case Bordeaux, and Alan Pardew will want his side to surge into the knockout stage, rather than stumble into it.

Qualification on Thursday night would offer welcome relief to Newcastle, as they could then afford to rest key men for their final group fixture.

A hectic schedule means the Magpies are already taking in their 20th game of the season and Pardew has acknowledged that such a testing schedule will inevitably take its toll at some stage.

He is, however, determined to see Newcastle make their mark on the European stage and will want to put on a show for a loyal fan base in midweek - with four of the Magpies' next five fixtures in all competitions seeing them head out on the road.

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Newcastle boss Pardew will be boosted by the return of skipper Fabricio Coloccini and striker Papiss Cisse on Thursday.

Defender Coloccini is currently serving a three-game domestic ban, but is available in Europe, while striker Cisse can play after being prevented from doing so against Swansea at the weekend after Senegal invoked FIFA's five-day rule.

Midfielder Cheick Tiote will miss out through suspension and usual partner Yohan Cabaye is preparing to undergo groin surgery, while striker Shola Ameobi (also groin) is a doubt, but midfielder Jonas Gutierrez (knee) should be available.

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Maritimo coach Pedro Martins has selected a 19-man squad for the trip to England.

Keeper Ricardo Ferreira, defenders Briguel and Valentin Roberge, midfielders Rafael Miranda and Joao Luiz, and striker Sami are all expected to return after being named in the travelling party.

Martins is without forward Heldon Ramos and midfielder Olberdam, both of whom are injured. Neither are first choice but there will still be wholesale changes from the weekend, which saw many first team regulars rested for the Portuguese Cup match against Aguiar de Beira.

Previous game's starting line-ups

4-2-3-1
  • Elliot 21 Elliot
  • Janmaat 22 Janmaat

  • Coloccini 2 Coloccini
  • Taylor S 27 Taylor S
  • Dummett 36 Dummett
  • Colback 14 Colback
  • Abeid 30 Abeid
  • Obertan 25 Obertan
  • Armstrong 32 Armstrong
  • Ameobi 28 Ameobi

  • Riviere 29 Riviere

Team taken from Newcastle United vs Crystal Palace (Capital One Cup) on Wednesday 24th September 2014

4-4-2
  • Salin 78 Salin
  • Diogo 2 Diogo
  • A Gege 14 A Gege
  • Bauer 5 Bauer
  • Ruben Ferreira 41 Ruben Ferreira
  • Pereira 8 Pereira
  • B Fransergio 35 B Fransergio

  • a Soraes Barros 7 a Soraes Barros
  • M Ibrahim 98 M Ibrahim

  • Costa 12 Costa

  • Maazou 31 Maazou

Team taken from Maritimo vs Vitoria de Guimaraes (Portuguese Liga) on Sunday 28th September 2014


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2 Villarreal 1 1
3 Borussia Monchengladbach 1 1
4 FC Zurich 1 0

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1 FC Copenhagen 1 3
2 Club Brugge 1 1
3 Torino 1 1
4 HJK Helsinki 1 0

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Pos Team P Pts
1 Asteras Tripoli 1 1
2 Besiktas 1 1
3 Partizan Belgrade 1 1
4 Tottenham Hotspur 1 1

Europa League Group D

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Pos Team P Pts
1 Dinamo Zagreb 1 3
2 Celtic 1 1
3 Red Bull Salzburg 1 1
4 FC Astra Ploiesti 1 0

Europa League Group E

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Pos Team P Pts
1 Dynamo Moscow 1 3
2 PSV Eindhoven 1 3
3 Panathinaikos 1 0
4 Estoril 1 0

Europa League Group F

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1 Inter Milan 1 3
2 Karabakh-Azersun 1 1
3 St Etienne 1 1
4 Dnipro 1 0

Europa League Group G

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1 Sevilla 1 3
2 Standard Liege 1 3
3 Feyenoord 1 0
4 Rijeka 1 0

Europa League Group H

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1 Everton 1 3
2 Krasnodar 1 1
3 Lille 1 1
4 Wolfsburg 1 0

Europa League Group I

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1 BSC Young Boys Bern 1 3
2 Napoli 1 3
3 Sparta Prague 1 0
4 SK Slovan Bratislava 1 0

Europa League Group J

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Pos Team P Pts
1 FC Steaua Bucuresti 1 3
2 Dynamo Kiev 1 3
3 Rio Ave 1 0
4 Aalborg BK 1 0

Europa League Group K

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1 PAOK Salonika 1 3
2 Fiorentina 1 3
3 Guingamp 1 0
4 Dinamo Minsk 1 0

Europa League Group L

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Pos Team P Pts
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2 Legia Warsaw 1 3
3 Metalist Kharkiv 1 0
4 Lokeren SNW 1 0

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