Chelsea tackle Newcastle this night in an enormous recreation at each ends of the Premier League desk.
Chelsea beat Sheffield United final weekend and might transfer as much as fourth within the top-flight tonight.
Newcastle, in the meantime, noticed off Southampton final day trip and must preserve their good kind going to be able to transfer away from the relegation zone.
The Toon are 17th within the desk and 7 factors forward of Fulham.
Chelsea beat Newcastle 2-Zero at St James’ Park in November with a Federico Fernandez personal aim and Tammy Abraham securing the factors for the guests.
Chelsea v Newcastle: Easy methods to watch
This match might be held at Stamford Bridge on Monday, February 15 and can kick-off at 8pm.
This recreation is being broadcast on Sky Sports activities Predominant Occasion and Sky Sports activities Premier League from 7pm.
Sky Sports activities prospects can dwell stream this through the app utilizing their cell, pill or laptop gadgets.
If not, you should purchase a Sky Sports activities Day Move from NowTV for £9.99.
Chelsea v Newcastle: Staff information
Chelsea striker Timo Werner must be match to return for the go to of Newcastle.
The Germany worldwide has been combating a lifeless leg however is again in full coaching.
Thiago Silva will miss out nonetheless, because the Brazil defender continues to nurse a thigh criticism.
Newcastle, in the meantime, might be with out 4 key gamers for the journey to Stamford Bridge.
Callum Wilson, Fabian Schar and Javier Manquillo are all going through as much as eight weeks on the sidelines with accidents suffered throughout final Saturday’s 3-2 win over Southampton.
Jeff Hendrick is suspended after being despatched off in opposition to the Saints.
Ciaran Clark is out there once more, whereas fellow defenders Jamaal Lascelles and Federico Fernandez might be assessed as they shut in on returns.
Chelsea v Newcastle: What has been mentioned?
Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel: “In a second once I’m glad I can inform them that I’m proud of the angle, the efficiency and the ambiance within the dressing room.
“There’s no hurt in that, I don’t maintain it again. After all, if it’s completely mandatory, I might be completely emotional, I may also be a shouter, if I’ve the sensation that that is the minute to do it, and to shock.
“When you do it on a regular basis no one would hear, as a result of it simply turns into a behavior. The aim is to remain a bit unpredictable, to be typically completely emotional, to be more often than not affordable.
“For me additionally it is essential that we construct a belief and a relationship that we are able to depend on.
“You don’t punish and insult and shout at individuals in entrance of a gaggle, that’s unacceptable, but when we have now to level issues out clear, I’m an enormous fan of doing that in entrance of the entire group.
“If we have now behaviour that does hurt to the group, that’s inflicting bother for the group on the pitch, we must always inform the gamers individually, but additionally I consider strongly that the group has to deal with issues and each individual must have the persona to swallow some criticism in entrance of the group.
“Then no hurt is completed and we are able to communicate brazenly.”
Chelsea v Newcastle: Match stats and details
- Chelsea have solely misplaced one in all their 25 residence Premier League video games in opposition to Newcastle United (W18 D6), a 2-Zero defeat in Could 2012.
- Newcastle have misplaced their final seven away league video games in opposition to Chelsea, scoring simply three objectives and conceding 18.
- Chelsea wish to win eight consecutive residence top-flight matches in opposition to an opponent for the primary time since profitable 9 in a row in opposition to West Brom between 1984 and 2013.
- Newcastle have received two away Premier League video games in London this season, beating West Ham and Crystal Palace. The Magpies haven’t received three in a season within the capital for the reason that 2013-14 marketing campaign, beating Spurs, West Ham and Crystal Palace.
- Chelsea have received their final three Premier League matches, as many as that they had of their earlier 11 (W3 D3 L5). The Blues have conceded only one aim of their 4 league video games beneath Thomas Tuchel, whereas they’ve confronted on common simply 5 photographs per recreation beneath the German, in comparison with 10.1 beneath Frank Lampard within the league this time period.
- Newcastle have received two of their final three Premier League video games (L1), as many as that they had of their earlier 13 within the competitors (D2 L9). The Magpies wish to win consecutive away league video games for the primary time since July 2020.
- Newcastle have misplaced 14 of their final 18 Premier League matches performed on a Monday (W2 D2), failing to attain in 13 of these matches, together with every of the final 4.
- Chelsea supervisor Thomas Tuchel has by no means beforehand managed a top-flight match on a Monday – his final match in any competitors on today was in August 2016, main Borussia Dortmund to a 3-Zero win within the first spherical of the DFB-Pokal in opposition to SV Eintracht Trier 05.
- Solely in opposition to Aston Villa (9) has Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud scored extra Premier League objectives than he has versus Newcastle (8). Nevertheless, these eight objectives in opposition to the Magpies all got here in his first six appearances in opposition to them, with the Frenchman failing to attain in his final seven.
- Miguel Almiron has scored three objectives in his final 4 Premier League video games for Newcastle, as many as in his earlier 32 within the competitors. Nevertheless, all 4 of his strikes this season have are available in residence video games.