The Magpies are currently occupying third spot in the English top flight standings, having collected 27 points from 14 games, seven points adrift of leaders Arsenal, who have a game in hand.
Struggling Chelsea will travel to St James’ Park to take on in-form Newcastle United in a Premier League fixture on Saturday. The hosts are heading into the match on the back of a 3-2 win on penalties against Crystal Palace at home in an EFL Cup match on Wednesday night. Chelsea, meanwhile, got eliminated from the EFL Cup courtesy of losing 2-0 to Manchester City on the same day. The Magpies are currently occupying third spot in the English top flight standings, having collected 27 points from 14 games, seven points adrift of leaders Arsenal, who have a game in hand. The visitors, on the other hand, are sitting at the seven position, with 21 points to their name from 13 games.
We’re set for St James’ Park. 😤 pic.twitter.com/uMFh7KoiNZ
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) November 11, 2022
Newcastle have been in stunning form off late, having won each of their last five games across all competitions. In their latest outing against Crystal Palace in the EFL Cup third round tie, the Magpies managed to secure a 3-2 win on penalties after both sides failed to find the back of the net in regular time. Prior to that, Eddie Howe’s side thrashed Southampton 4-1 in a League-match last weekend. Miguel Almiron, Chris Wood, Joe willock and Bruno Guimaraes found the back of the net for Newcastle at St. Mary’s Stadium. It was the Magpies’ seventh league-win of the campaign.
Chelsea, on the other hand, are heading into the match on the back of a two-game losing streak. Graham Potter’s side conceded two times against Man City on Wednesday to get eliminated from the EFL Cup on Wednesday evening. Prior to that, The Blues suffered a narrow 1-0 loss to Arsenal in a League fixture courtesy of Gabriel Maglhaes’ 63rd-minute strike. It was the London outfit’s fourth league-defeat of the campaign, extending their winless run in the league to four games.
Newcastle United probable starting lineup: Pope, Trippier, Schar, Botman, Burn, S Longstaff, Guimaraes, Willock, Joelinton, Wilson, Almiron
Chelsea probable starting lineup: Mendy, Azpilicueta, Chalobah, T Silva, Cucurella, Loftus-Cheek, Kovacic, Sterling, Havertz, Mount, Aubameyang
|Crystal Palace||0(3)-(2)0 (W)|
|Aston Villa||4-0 (W)|
|Man City||2-0 (W)|
|Dinamo Zagreb||2-1 (W)|
|Last 5 match results|
|Chelsea 1-0 Newcastle|
|Newcastle 0-3 Chelsea|
|Chelsea 2-0 Newcastle|
|Newcastle 0-2 Chelsea|
|Newcastle 1-0 Chelsea|
The Premier League match between Newcastle United and Chelsea will take place at St. James’ Park on Saturday at 10:00 pm IST.
|Newcastle United vs Chelsea||Key details|
|Venue||St. James’ Park|
|Kickoff time in UK||5:30 pm|
|Kickoff time in India||10:00 pm|
The live telecast of the Premier League matches in India is available on the Star Sports network. Fans will also be able to watch the live streaming on Disney+ Hotstar and JioTV. Besides, the match between Newcastle United and Chelsea can also be seen on Sky Sports Premier League, Sky Sports Main event, Sky Ultra HD, Sky Go Extra and BBC Radio 5 Live in the United Kingdom.