"In all the time that I have known him, he was a true professional, dedicated and, above all, a great man," Benitez said. "Our hearts go out to his family and friends at such a sad time."
Ex-Newcastle player Tiote dies after collapsing in training →
manager Rafa Benitez said after the match that the 23-year-old might have a small tear.
Yedlin has thigh injury, status in question for qualifiers →