Newcastle United host Chelsea as the Premier League resumes after the international break. Predictions and odds for this Newcastle United versus Chelsea match to be played at St. James’ Park are available.
The Blues eye a third win in a row at the same time they want to extend their unbeaten run in the league to seven matches.
Before the break, the Blues swamped visiting Sheffield United 4-1 after trailing 0-1 and coasting to the easy win at Stamford Bridge.
David McGoldrick gave the Blades the lead in the ninth minute, but Tammy Abraham's half-volley bounced past Aaron Ramsdale for Chelsea's equaliser in the 23rd minute, before Ben Chilwell touched in Hakim Ziyech's cross at the back post in the 34th minute.
Ziyech assisted after the break when Thiago Silva headed in his free-kick at the near post in the 77th, before Timo Werner added a fourth goal in the 80th.UNBEATEN RUN
Frank Lampard’s men are in fifth after eight games with 15 points, three points off leaders Leicester City. The win over Sheffield also extended the Blues’ unbeaten run in all competitions to eight matches.
Before whipping the Blades, the Blues won at Burnley 3-0 following a 3-3 draw at home agains Southampton and 0-0 draw at Manchester United. Those draws were preceded by a 4-0 home win over Crystal Palace.
Newcastle lost 2-0 at Southampton in their last game, their second defat in their last five league fixtures. Their other loss was 4-1 at home to Manchestr United.
The Magpies also posted two wins in that span, 3-1 at home over Burnley and 2-1 also at home over Everton before they fell to the Saints.
Newcastle occupy 13th place with 11 points.
In their last league meeting, the Magpies edged the Blues 1-0 at St. James’ Park.
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