Premier League 2018-19 – Chelsea vs Newcastle Preview

AT A GLANCE

When does Chelsea vs Newcastle kick off? Saturday 12th January, 17:30 (UK)

Where is Chelsea vs Newcastle being played? Stamford Bridge

What television channel is Chelsea vs Newcastle on? BT Sport 1

Where can I stream Chelsea vs Newcastle? BT Sport subscribers can stream the match online via the BT Sport website

Are tickets still available for Chelsea vs Newcastle?

Chelsea – https://www.chelseafc.com/en/tickets---membership/buy-tickets?pageTab=GENERAL%20ADMISSION

Newcastle – https://book.nufc.co.uk/en-GB/categories/Away%20Tickets

HEAD-TO-HEAD
Last six meetings: Chelsea W4, Newcastle W1, D1
All-time meetings: Chelsea W72, Newcastle W53, D39

THE TEAM NEWS

CHELSEA

Predicted line-up (4-3-3): Kepa; Azpilicueta, David Luiz, Rudiger, Alonso; Kante, Kovacic, Jorginho; Willian, Hazard, Hudson-Odoi

Unavailable: Van Ginkel (Injured)

Doubtful: Drinkwater (Injured), Fabregas (Injured), Loftus-Cheek (Injured), Morata (Injured)

NEWCASTLE

Predicted line-up (5-4-1): Dubravka; Yedlin, Lascelles, Schar, Dummett, Ritchie; Perez, Hayden, Diame, Atsu; Rondon

Unavailable: Darlow (Injured), Ki (International duty), Muto (International duty)

Doubtful: Fernandez (Injured), Diame (Injured), Shelvey (Injured)

THE PREDICTION

Chelsea are not quite firing on all cylinders at the moment as goals have become hard to come by. Newcastle will park the bus here and try to frustrate them, and should have the energy to do so, which makes this match a candidate for a shock result and very few goals expected here.