Middlesbrough boss Jonathan Woodgate has injury concerns over Ashley Fletcher and George Friend ahead of the visit of Nottingham Forest.
Both players suffered hamstring injuries against Leeds and will face late fitness tests.
Daniel Ayala and Dael fry are still a couple of weeks away from full fitness for Boro, who are above the relegation zone only on goal difference.
Patrick Roberts remains sidelined with a hamstring complaint, while Dutch defender Anfernee Dijksteel will feature for the Under-23s against Newcastle as he recovers from a knee injury.
Promotion-chasing Forest are again likely to be without Nuno Da Costa, who has an adductor injury.
Sammy Ameobi has been struggling with a hip problem and has been taking painkillers to deal with pain to allow him to play.
Lewis Grabban has had a recent knee complaint but started the win over Cardiff.
Samba Sow missed the match against Cardiff because of a knee injury and is unlikely to feature, while Tendayi Darikwa is a long-term absentee.