LIVE: Chelsea vs Newcastle – Kepa starts ahead of Edouard Mendy for Thomas Tuchel’s resurgent Blues as they look to climb into Champions League spots with win over Steve Bruce’s strugglers
- Chelsea starting XI: Arrizabalaga, Azpilicueta, Christensen, Rudiger, Hudson-Odoi, Jorginho, Kovacic, Alonso, Mount, Werner, Abraham
- Newcastle United starting XI: Darlow, Krafth, Lascelles, Clark, Lewis, Willock, Hayden, Shelvey, Almiron, Gayle, Saint-Maximin
- Chelsea would climb into the Premier League top four with victory on home soil
- Premier League kick-off from Stamford Bridge gets underway from 8pm GMT
- Latest Premier League news, including fixtures and results
- Premier League table – as it stands
Chelsea can fire themselves into a Champions League spot as they look to round off the weekend’s fixtures when they host Newcastle United at Stamford Bridge.
Three points for the Blues would see them move into fourth place, while the Toon meanwhile sit just one spot off the bottom three, albeit seven points clear.
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