Southampton v Newcastle LIVE: Magpies in brilliant form as they head to the south coast for Carabao Cup semi-final clash – talkSPORT updates and team news

    Newcastle travel to the south coast tonight to face Southampton with dreams of making it to Wembley.

    The Magpies haven’t been in a domestic cup final since the 1998/99 campaign, but playing the Saints over a two-legged Carabao Cup semi-final looks like a brilliant chance to end that run.

    The Toon have the best defensive record in the top-flight and Nick Pope hasn’t conceded a goal in his last nine games.

    Meanwhile, Southampton appear to have hit a bit of form under Nathan Jones and have won three of their last four as they look to return to Wembley.

    The Saints reached the 2016/17 Carabao Cup final but were beaten 3-2 by Manchester United.

    • Carabao Cup semi-final first-leg to kick-off at 8pm.
    • Team news to follow at 7pm.
    • talkSPORT will have live coverage from the south coast.
    • Commentary will come from Jim Proudfoot and former West Ham forward Dean Ashton.

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