The last match of the season sees Steve Harper making one final start in goal.
Ben Arfa and the other French players have been in the limelight this week, while Coloccini returns to face his old teammates Andy Carroll and Kevin Nolan. Oh, and there's a match to play, too.
Newcastle have a tough task ahead of them at St James' Park as they must overcome a 1-3 deficit to advance.
Newcastle take on Benfica in Portugal in the Europa League Quarterfinal. After today, the Toon will have played more European matches at the Stadium of Light than the mackems.
Newcastle United host Stoke City today needing 3 points to keep ahead of the teams in the relegation scrap - some of whom picked up big results yesterday.
Both teams are coming off big wins - one admittedly bigger than the other. Who will carry the momentum forward? Who will have a hangover?
Newcastle have been in extremely poor form heading into this match. That's the bad news. Newcastle have drastically improved the squad in the last week. That's the good news. How will this match play out? Let's find out together.
Mathieu Debuchy debuts for United from the start, Yohan Cabaye back on the bench. Can Perch/Anita form an effective double-pivot? Tune in to find out!