Chelsea vs Newcastle Preview, Prediction, H2H Results, Premier League Gameweek 24
Thomas Tuchel looks to continue his excellent start at Chelsea when they face Newcastle at Stamford Bridge. Alley Sport brings you the Chelsea vs Newcastle preview, a Monday night encounter.
Newcastle would want to build on the 3-2 victory over Southampton in Premier League Gameweek 23, while Chelsea have finally found consistency under Thomas Tuchel, with 3 wins and a draw since the German took over the reigns from Frank Lampard.
Chelsea vs Newcastle Preview
Chelsea have risen in form after a poor start to the season, currently in 5th position with 11 points off leaders Manchester City, who still have a game in hand. Their last game was a 2-1 away victory at Bramall Lane, with Mason Mount and Jorginho on the scoresheet giving them a crucial win. Chelsea need to win this fixture to keep up the momentum and not loosen their grip on the coveted Champions League spots.
Newcastle come into this game with an inconsistent form, but a thrilling 3-2 victory over Southampton at St. James Park, after a scare by the Saints and Jeff Hendrick’s red card putting 10-man Newcastle under pressure the entire game to earn the hard fought 3 points. Miguel Almiron scored a brace and would be looking to score against Chelsea, who only conceeded 2 goals in their last 8 games across all competitions.
Chelsea vs Newcastle Preview: H2H Results
Chelsea have dominated in the overall results, losing just 2 times in the previous 10 encounters against Newcastle. Chelsea have overall won 75 times against the Magpies, drawing 39 games and Newcastle emerging victorious 54 times in their Premier League history.
The last time these sides met were at St James Park in November when Chelsea ran out comfortable 2-0 winners, with Tammy Abraham stealing the headlines in that game. Newcastle would have to approach this game with intent with Steve Bruce under pressure with Newcastle clinging close to the relegation side of the table. What is your Chelsea vs Newcastle Preview?
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