Ayoze Perez scored twice with Jonjo Shelvey also on target as Newcastle beat League Two side Luton to reach the FA Cup fourth round.
Newcastle enjoyed a solid festive period in the Premier League but they will be hoping to avoid an FA Cup shock against Luton.
Luton boss Nathan Jones hailed the 4-2 victory over Lincoln as the best he has had since taking over at the club almost two years ago.
Luton again showcased their Sky Bet League Two title credentials with a 4-2 win over Lincoln in a fiery game which saw both teams reduced to 10 men.
Defender Jack Stacey is available for Luton against Lincoln after completing his three-match ban.
Port Vale boss Neil Aspin was pleased with the desire displayed by his side as they thrashed Sky Bet League Two leaders Luton 4-0 at Vale Park.
A Tom Pope brace helped in-form Port Vale crush Sky Bet League Two leaders Luton 4-0 at Vale Park.
Port Vale boss Neil Aspin is expected to choose from an unchanged squad for the home game against Luton.