Last Updated: 30/08/12 9:54pm
FULL TIME. That's it, Newcastle win here to go through to the group stages of the Europa League. Thanks for your input, stay with us for reaction.
Ba crosses from the left across the six yards box but misses everyone. Obertan retrieves the ball and his cross is cleared by Fytanidis.
Marveaux takes the corner short before Ba tries to play him into the right side of the box but Marveaux is given offside.
Marveaux takes the free-kick but it hits the wall before Obertan crosses into the box and gosling eventually shoots at goal from 15 yards in the centre but it goes well over.
Beljic is booked after going down under a challenge from Coloccini in the box. Replays show it is justified as he dived.
Gosling tries to run into the box but Lazardis tackles and Atromitos break forward but Dimoutsos loses the ball to Coloccini who clears.
Atromitos press but Giannoulis's cross from the left is partially cleared before Simpson clears Beljic's cross from the left byline.
The ball is deflected to Dimoutsos to the right side of the box but he shoots wide with the goal gaping from ten yards. Bad miss.
Gosling gives the ball away to Karamanos who tries an effort from 25 yards in front of goal but it is well over.
Marveaux takes the corner but Atromitos clear and Coloccini gets booked for a lunge on Dimoutsos 40 yards out to the left of goal.
Marveaux takes the corner on the right but Gosling is penalised for pushing in the box and it is an Atromitos free-kick.
Ba releases Obertan into the right side of the box who shoots low from 12 yards and Itandje has to save to his right before Giannoulis has to put Marveaux's cross from the left out for a corner on the right.
Vuckic fouls Brito for an Atromitos free-kick just inside their half. They take but Iglesias loses the ball to Marveaux. Bigirimana then tries to release Ba into the left side of the box but it is over hit and goes out for a goal-kick.
Epstein takes the free-kick and eventually Dimoutsos crosses from the right byline into the box but it is too high and Simpson clears at the far post.
Epstein gets to the left byline and crosses to Chumbinho at the far post who goes for a header but he injures himself going for the ball with Tavernier and needs treatment on the pitch.
Marveaux takes the throw in and wins a corner onthe right. He takes but the ball is cleared by Lazaridis.
Ba wins a free-kick off Iglesias 30 yards out on the right. Perch is down needing treatment after he feels the after-effects of when he conceded the free-kick.
Brito finds Chumbinho to the right of the box with a crossfield ball but he is just given ofside as he lines up to shoot.
Ba tries a low effort from 30 yards in front of goal but his shot lacks power and Itandje easily gathers.
Vuckic tries to get onto a pass from Marveaux down the left flank but is given offside 35 yards out.
Obertan cuts inside from the right and rounds the keeper but the ball is put out for a corner on the left by Skondras.
Liam's view: "Krul is lucky to be on the pitch! 2-2." He was lucky Liam! the players are back on the pitch, no changes at half time.
Fancy a bet? Sky Bet now go 1/8 for a newcastle win, 6/1 for the draw and 25/1 for an Atromitos win after 90 minutes. I'm sticking to my 3-0 prediction which now pays 5-1. what are your views / predictions for the second period? Send them to email@example.com and i will post up the best when I get back with my brew!
HALF TIME. Newcastle go in ahead on the night and 2-1 up on aggregate but this tie is far from over. Stay with us for the second period.
Epstein shoots low at goal from 20 yards on the left. Krul spills the ball and Chumbinho reacts first to the ball and takes it around the keeper before going to the ground. The ref books Chumbinho but replays show Krul caught him and he is lucky to be still on the pitch and not to have conceded a penalty.
Bigirimana punts the free-kick into the box but it misses everyone in the box and goes out for a goal-kick.
Bigirimana tries to pass from the right towards Vuckic in the box but Iglesias intercepts and clears.
Marveaux takes the corner but Itandje punches away. Marveaux again crosses into the box but Itandje catches the ball.
Bigirimana takes the corner and the ball falls to Obertan who tries an effort from 20 yards to the right of goal but it takes a deflection and goes out for a corner on the right.
Gosling finds Obertan to the right of the box. He crosses from six yards and it flashes across the face of goal before going out for a throw in to the visitors on the right.
Obertan presses again down the right flank before criossing into the box from 20 yards but Lazaridis clears.
Newcastle come again and Gosling tries an effort from 20 yards on the elft but he mis-kicks and the ball goes harmlessly out for a goal kick.
Obertan does well to get to the right byline before cutting the ball back to Vuckic who tries an effort from ten yards to the right of goal but Iglesias blocks.
Newcastle take the throw in and Perch crosses into the box from 25 yards on the right but Itandje catches the ball.
Obertan tries to latch onto a long ball from Gosling and Itandje has to rush out of his box and put the ball out for a Newcastle throw in 20 yards out on the right.
Newcastle come again and Marveaux feeds the ball to Ba who tries an effort from 22 yards in front of goal. It takes a slight deflectiona nd Itandje makes a great low save to his right to keep the ball out of the net and Atromitos eventually clear.
Obertan runs into the left side of the box before shooting. His effort from 16 yards is deflected into the path of Vuckic who tries a shot from eight yards on the right but Giannoulis blocks.
Atromitos break forward and feed the ball to Chumbinho to the left side of the box. He shoots low at goal from ten yards but Krul collects the ball at the second time of asking.
Marveaux takes the corner and the ball falls to Williamson who tries an effort from 15 yards out on the box but his effort goes wide.
Newcastle come again and Simpson crosses from the right flank and Skondras has to head out for a corner on the left.
GOAL - VUCKIC!!!! Simpson takes the throw in and Vuckic loses his man before shooting at goal from 20 yards to the left of goal. It takes a slight deflection off Iglesias and goes into the far side of the goal!!!
Krul takes the free-kick and Perch wins a throw in 15 yardas out on the left. Newcastle take and Marveaux runs into the left side of the box but Skondras shepherds the ball out for a goal-kick.
Dimoutsos tries to control a pass and run into the centre of the box but he is penalised for handball and it is a Newcastle free-kick on the edge of their box.
Atromitos take the free-kick and Ba wins a Newcastle free-kick near the halfway line on the left off Iglesias.
Marveaux takes the corner. It is a good one and inswinging to the far post but Ba is penalised for fouling Skondras as he tries to get onto the ball.
Obertan presses down the right flank before crossing into the box from ten yards and Lazaridis has to put it out for a corner on the right.
Marveaux makes a good run down the left flank but passes behind Gosling 30 yards out and Brito clears.
Taylor cannot play on. Replays show he landed awkwardly and it was not the tackle. Vuckic is on for him.
Taylor wins a throw in 15 yards out on the left, but he is injured in the process from the tackle by Skondras and is receiving treatment on the pitch. Newcastle take the throw in and Marveaux draws a save and corner off Itandje.
Newcastle press and Simpson tries to find Ba in the Ba with a crossfield cross from the right but Fytanidis clears.
Perch is penalised for a high foot on epstein. Atromitos take the free-kick 40 yards out in front of goal but perch intercpets a pass and Newcastle clear.
Obertan cuts in from the right flank before teeing up Perch who tries a curling effort from 20 yards to the right of goal but it goes just wide and over the far post.
Chumbinho tries a low effort from 35 yards in front of goal but it lacks power and Krul easily saves.
Obertan crosses from the right byline but Atromitos partially clear. The ball is feed back to Obertan who again crosses into the centre from the right byline but Skondras clears at the far post.
A minute's applause before kick-off for former Newcastle United chief executive Freddie Fletcher, who lost his battle against cancer on Monday.
My prediction - I reckon Newcastle are going to win 3-0 tonight which pays a handsome 17/2 with Sky Bet! What are your predictions? Send them to firstname.lastname@example.org and I will post up the best.
Fancy a bet? Sky Bet go 2/5 for a Newcastle win, 7/2 for the draw and 7/1 for an Atromitos victory. What are your views / predictions for tonight's game? Send them to email@example.com and I will post up the best.
Teams - Newcastle boss Pardew has made seven changes as he attempts to secure qualification against Atromitos Only Tim Krul, Fabricio Coloccini, Danny Simpson and Demba Ba are retained from the side which started at Chelsea on Saturday evening. Atromitos manager Dusan Bajevic has made just one change to the team which secured the opening 1-1 draw with Tasos Karamanos replacing Njazi Kuqi in attack.
Teams - Atromitos: Itandje, Skondras, Fitanidis, Lazaridis, Giannoulis, Iglesias, Brito, Dimoutsos, Chumbinho, Epstein, Karamanos. Subs: Radman, Tavlaridis, Kuqi, Beljic, Nastos, Balas, Garcia.
Teams - Newcastle: Krul, Simpson, Coloccini, Williamson, Ryan Taylor, Obertan, Bigirimana, Perch, Marveaux, Gosling, Ba. Subs: Harper, Cabaye, Cisse, Amalfitano, Vuckic, Tavernier, Campbell.
Welcome to St James' Park where Newcastle host Atromitos looking to progress in the Europa League. The tie is finely balanced at 1-1 from the first leg in Greece. Can Alan Pardew's side qualify for the group stages? Send your views / predictions to firstname.lastname@example.org and I will post up the best throughout the evening.