"I know we have to stay up and stay focused on that", Benitez said in a press conference when asked about the Leicester link.
"I said before that nearly everybody is fit, we are winning, we played well (against Huddersfield Town), we created chances, so everybody is more or less happy", the Newcastle official website quote him as saying ahead of the game.
The 24-year-old - who was chopped down by Joao Moutinho on his debut at Molineux earlier this month - can expect more rough treatment between now and the end of the season.
The top-flight's basement club looked lost again as soon as captain Tommy Smith was given a 20th-minute red card and second-half goals from Salomon Rondon and Ayoze Perez sent them spinning to a 13th defeat in their last 14 league matches.
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The mother-to-be, who has been seen in a variety of brand new designer pieces of late, chose to recycle an old jacket today. Markle asks her father to "stop creating so much pain", adding "if you love me, as you tell the press you do, please stop".
"We know that we've got to continue the good work that's getting done and with good performances".
Newcastle, playing with pace and objective, should have led by two or three goals by the break.
He rode Smith's challenge before lifting the ball audaciously over the advancing Lossl only to see the ball come back of the post with Rondon's follow-up suffering the same fate.
Perez netted a second six minutes later from close range after a deep cross from Almiron was worked to him by Rondon and DeAndre Yedlin.
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Jeremy Corbyn tonight backed a second referendum on Brexit warning it was better than the "damaging" Tory deal. May has said a new vote on any revised Brexit deal won't be held this week and could come as late as March 12.
- Only two sides in Premier League history have picked up fewer points after their first 27 games of a season than Huddersfield in 2018-2019 (11) - Derby in 2007-2008 (9) and Sunderland in 2005-2006 (10).
The Slovakian stopper was the only Premier League goalkeeper to keep a clean sheet in Saturday's action as the Toon Army marched towards three points against fellow strugglers Huddersfield at St. James' Park.
I think it's quite long now", Benitez joked at a pre-match news conference, adding: "I think you know my answer.
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As the Brexit crisis goes down to the wire, May said a so-called "meaningful vote" would not take place this week as expected. Meanwhile, senior Labour Party officials are reportedly moving closer to supporting a second Brexit referendum.