Newcastle and Leicester battled it out in the Friday night fixture, with Rafa Benitez’s side claiming a 1-0 win through an Ayoze Perez header to move 10 points clear of the Premier League relegation zone.
The Spaniard glanced the ball into the top right corner of the net from Matt Ritchie’s cross to put the Magpies ahead after 32 minutes despite Leicester dominating possession.
Newcastle boss Benitez said: “It was a good game against a good team. We did very well. Our players worked so hard.
“This relationship between the players and fans means a lot to us. The players and fans tried to do their best.”
Meanwhile, Tottenham will be confident of strengthening their position in the top four when they take on relegated Huddersfield this afternoon.
Spurs’ top scorer Harry Kane misses out after suffering an ankle injury against Manchester City in midweek, while Dele Alli is a doubt with a hand injury.
Manchester United are also in action today when West Ham arrive at Old Trafford for the evening fixture.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes his sixth-placed side can secure a top-three finish in the Premier League if they get 15 points from their remaining six games.
The weekend’s standout match sees Chelsea travel to face title-contenders Liverpool.
The clash occurs almost five years on from the Anfield meeting that included the famous Steven Gerrard slip and Demba Ba goal.
Premier League TV schedule
Tottenham vs Huddersfield – Live on Sky Sports Main Event, KO 12.30pm
Brighton vs Bournemouth (3pm)
Burnley vs Cardiff (3pm)
Fulham vs Everton (3pm)
Southampton vs Wolves (3pm)
Man Utd vs West Ham – Live on BT Sport 1, KO 5.30pm
Sunday, April 14
Crystal Palace vs Man City – Live on Sky Sports Main Event, KO 2.05pm
Liverpool vs Chelsea – Live on Sky Sports Main Event, KO 4.30pm
Monday, April 15
Watford vs Arsenal – KO Live on Sky Sports Main Event, KO 8pm