Chelsea vs Newcastle – Premier League preview, prediction, odds, how to watch on TV and live stream
Maurizio Sarri’s men have been frustrated either side of their 2-0 FA Cup victory over Nottingham Forest after a draw against Southampton and an EFL semi-final first-leg defeat to Tottenham at Wembley.
The FA Cup holders sit in fourth, but with Arsenal and a revived Manchester United threatening to close the gap, the Blues are in need of a win against Newcastle, who have won just two of their last nine league games.
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What time does it start?
Chelsea vs Newcastle kicks off at 5:30pm (GMT).
Where can I watch it?
The match will be shown live on BT Sport 1 and 4K UHD from 5pm. BT Sport subscribers can also watch the game via the online video player and the BT Sport app.
Highlights will be shown at 10:20pm on BBC One.
Player to watch…
N’Golo Kante – The midfielder is still adjusting to his more advanced midfield role under Maurizio Sarri but the shift has not seen him drop off in terms of effort. He tested Gazzaniga a couple of time in midweek and was desperately unlucky with a flick that struck the post, and also scored the winning goal in Chelsea’s last Premier League win.
Chelsea to win: 11/50
Newcastle to win: 15/1
(Odds provided by 888 Sport)