Chelsea v Newcastle Match Preview and Predictions 12th January 2019

Time: 20.30

 

London side Chelsea clashes with Newcastle United in matchday 22 of the English Premier League both sides keen to bag the crucial three points in an encounter that is heavily awaited.

Chelsea will be keen to capitalize on their home support down the visiting Newcastle side that come knocking at their doorstep in what Chelsea appear the favorites on paper.

Maurizio Sarri charges head into the clash hoping to bounce back from their bitter 1-0 defeat away to Tottenham in the first leg of the English Capital One both sides keen to bag the crucial points.

The Blues head into the match in decent in having won three drawn one and lost one of their last five matches.

The hosts currently 4th in the English Premier League with 44 points from 21 matches played and a win in the coming clash could see them close the gap between them and 3rd placed Chelsea to one point.

Newcastle travels to London hoping to stage an upset and sneak away with the crucial three points in their bid to avoid a relegation dog fight.

Rafa Benitez charges head into the match hoping to bounce back from their frustrating 1-1 draw to Blackburn Rovers in the English FA Cup at their backyard and down the formidable Chelsea side.

The visitors head into the match in super mediocre form failing to register a single win in their last five matches suffering two defeats and registering three draws in their last five matches.

Newcastle currently lies 15th in the English Premier League 18 points from 21 matches played and a win in the coming clash will see them inch closer to the top 10 of the log.

Chelsea will be counting on Belgian marksman Eden Hazard to fire them past the visitors who will be counting on Venezuelan hitman Rondon to get the goals upfront.

Head to Head

Chelsea has won three, one draw witnessed while Newcastle has won one of the last five matches between the two sides.

Tip

Over 2.5

Odds

1.65

Stake

Medium

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