The 5th seeded Chelsea will take on Newcastle United, which is 17th in the Premier League standings on Monday on match day 24 of the current English Premier League. The game is scheduled to be played at Stamford Bridge Stadium on February 15 and kick-off is scheduled for 1:30 am (Tuesday, February 16) according to IST. Let’s check out the Chelsea vs Newcastle live, team news, play 111 among other details from this Premier League encounter.
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Chelsea vs Newcastle team news
Thiago Silva is a certain absentee for Chelsea, with the veteran Brazilian defender putting his injury aside. Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel will sweat over Kai Havertz’s fitness concerns, who most likely won’t be available for this match. Andreas Christensen and Timo Werner are back in the first team and get a place in the base 11 against Newcastle.
Steve Bruce will miss 3 players from the first team and Callum Wilson, Fabian Schar and Javier Manquillo are not available to face the trio that has been excluded due to their respective injuries. The Newcastle United manager will also sweat over Jamaal Lascelles and Federico Fernandez’s fitness. The duo are back to first team practice, but should probably integrate into the team with ease and be allowed more time to achieve match fitness.
Chelsea vs Newcastle predicted play 11
Chelsea – Edouard Mendy, Cesar Azpilicueta, Antonio Rudiger, Andreas Christensen, Mateo Kovacic, Jorginho, Reece James, Ben Chilwell, Mason Mount, Christian Pulisic, Timo Werner
Newcastle United – Karl Darlow; Ciaran Clark, Emil Krafth, Jamal Lewis, Paul Dummett, Isaac Hayden, Jonjo Shelvey, Miguel Almiron, Joe Willock, Allan Saint-Maximin, Andy Carroll
Where can you watch Chelsea vs Newcastle live in India?
The Premier League 2020-21 match will be broadcast live on the Star Sports Network in India. The Chelsea vs Newcastle live will be available on Disney + Hotstar VIPFans can also follow the social media handles of the participating teams for real-time updates.
Chelsea vs Newcastle h2h
Both teams last faced each other in November 2020 at St James Park, where Chelsea recorded a comfortable victory. Federico Fernandez’s own goal in the first 10 minutes helped Chelsea take the lead in the first half of the game. Tammy Abraham then scored on the ball from Timo Werner in the second half during the 65th minute of the game when the Blues of London closed the game with a comfortable 2-0 victory last year.
Chelsea vs Newcastle prediction
With a chance to break into the top four up for grabs, Thomas Tuchel’s men will be on the lookout for the top four and claim fourth place by dethroning Liverpool, which suffered a 1-3 defeat to Leicester last week in their previous Premier League appearance. The Blues of London will try to replicate a similar score from their previous encounter, while Steve Bruce will try to keep the London outfit from pulling a double against the Magpies.