Newcastle United will deploy the 4-3-3 formation, with Atsu linking up in attack alongside Spanish youngster Ayoze Perez and last season's top scorer Dwight Gyale as the front three.
Harry Kane's tackle on Lejuene forced Benitez to take off the Frenchman.
Nine minutes later, Eriksen ran into the area but was beaten to the ball by Davies, who tucked a close-range finish under goalkeeper Rob Elliot.
If Pochettino needs to change things at St. James' Park, he can turn to Cameron Carter-Vickers, while Victor Wanyama and Heung-Min Son are also amongst the options on the bench.
However, injuries to both Paul Dummett and Florian Lejeune, as well as the utterly stupid red card shown to Jonjo Shelvey made the Magpies' task an nearly impossible one and Tottenham duly ran out winners.
The Toon midfielder was given his marching orders in the second half of the Premier League clash on Sunday after leaving one on Alli, causing widespread confusion over his freaky decision. - Shelvey has been sent off twice under Rafael Benitez at Newcastle, more than any other player.
"I think that the fans were so pleased to see the team going back to the Premier League". - None of the last 10 winners of the Championship have won their opening match in the Premier League the following season (D2 L8).
Mattis says U.S. wants diplomatic solution for NK
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Over 30 people killed in Nepal floods and landslides
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has instructed administrators in flood-hit districts to expedite rescue and relief efforts. Last weekend in the central lowlands, four girls from the same family drowned when they fell into a flooded roadside ditch.
Korean shares open lower amid escalating tensions over N. Korea
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Fired Google Engineer: Tech Company Is 'Like a Cult'
Does it make sense to have, say, 85 percent of those website coders be male? Damore has emerged as a hero of conservative media. James Finberg, who is a civil rights attorney has announced that he is working on finding a legal basis for these women.