Newcastle vs Chelsea prediction: How will Premier League fixture play out today?

Karl Matchett
·2-min read
Kai Havertz del Chelsea (POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
Kai Havertz del Chelsea (POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

The Premier League returns after the international break with Newcastle United hosting Chelsea.

Before the break the Magpies were hit-and-miss with their form, sitting 13th at present after three wins from eight.

Chelsea found a good run of form prior to the internationals, winning three of five and going unbeaten in 11 across all competitions.

Frank Lampard’s side are three points off top spot and are the highest scorers in the league.

FOLLOW LIVE: Newcastle vs Chelsea LIVE: Team news, line-ups and more ahead of Premier League fixture today

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the game.

READ MORE: Premier League fixtures and table - all matches by date and kick-off time

When is the match?

The game kicks off at 12:30pm GMT on Saturday, 21 November.

Where can I watch it?

The match will be shown live on BT Sport 1 and BT Sport Ultimate. Subscribers can also stream via the BT Sport app and website.

What is the team news?

Newcastle are likely to still be without Jonjo Shelvey, Martin Dubravka and Matt Ritchie, while Dwight Gayle is a longer-term absentee.

Chelsea could have Billy Gilmour back and Kai Havertz is available again. Christian Pulisic and Kepa are the doubts.

Confirmed line-ups

Newcastle XI: Darlow, Clark, Lascelles, Fernandez, Manquillo, Hayden, S Longstaff, Lewis, Murphy, Saint-Maximin, Joelinton

Chelsea XI: Mendy, James, Rudiger, Zouma, Chilwell, Kante, Kovacic, Mount, Ziyech, Abraham, Werner

Odds

Newcastle - 6/1

Draw - 15/4

Chelsea - 1/2

Prediction

Newcastle could struggle against the rotating cast of attackers from Lampard’s side and it wouldn’t be a surprise to see a landslide away win. Newcastle 1-3 Chelsea

This weekend get a £10 free bet with Betfair, when you bet £10 on a Same Game Multi on the Premier League. Terms: Min £10 Same Game Multi bet on any EPL match this Fri - Sun. Free bet valid for 72 hours, awarded at bet settlement. Excludes cashed out bets. T&Cs apply.

Read More

Players stuck between rock and a hard place in clubs vs country row