Newcastle v Chelsea Prediction
Sunday, 4:00 pm
St. James Park
Newcastle will play host to Chelsea on Sunday, after a goalless away draw against Cardfiff last Saturday.
Newcastle were forced to play inside their own half, and their efforts to move forward was impeded further when Isaac Hayden was sent off for sliding in from behind on Josh Murphy.
The Magpies were awarded a stoppage time penalty, Kenedy stepped up to claim all three points, only to see his effort saved.
Chelsea come into this tie at St. James Park after a (3-2) home win over Arsenal last Sunday. Pedro and Alvaro Morata capitalized on sloping Arsenal defending to give Chelsea the lead. The score was leveled before half-time after Chelsea conceded two in quick succession.
Marcos Alonso swept home from close range after being found by Eden Hazard to seal all three points for the Blues.
Players to Watch
Marcos Alonso scored Chelsea’s winner against Arsenal.
Prediction: Over 1.5 goals WON 1-2
Reason for Newcastle v Chelsea Prediction
Each of their last seventeen head to head encounters in all competitions have had over 1.5 goals.