Chelsea FC Starting XI Prediction vs Newcastle United

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Chelsea got off to a rough start this season, but they seem to be progressing along and finding their stride now. Things should only get better, at least in theory, with stellar young forward Callum Hudson-Odoi now being fully re-integrated into the mix.

He returned from the serious knee injury he suffered in April just before the international break, and he scored twice for the England U21s this week. He’s in line for a start on Saturday when the Blues host Newcastle United.

Also, central defender Antonio Rudiger is set to feature for the first time since September 14th.

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The German has fully recovered from a groin injury. Let’s take a look at our first team prediction for the 166th meeting between Chelsea and Newcastle.

Chelsea FC Starting XI Prediction (4-3-3) vs Newcastle United 

  Callum Hudson-Odoi      Tammy Abraham     Willian

  Mason Mount       Jorginho    N’Golo Kante

  Marcos Alonso      Fikayo Tomori      Antonio Rudiger       Cesar Azpilicueta 

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Chelsea FC vs Newcastle United FYIs

Kickoff: Oct. 19, 3pm Stamford Bridge

Chelsea Team News: go to this link

Series history: Chelsea wins 73, Newcastle wins 53, Draws 39

Form Guide: Chelsea WWLWD  Newcastle United WLDLD

Referee: Andre Marriner

Google’s result probability: 74% Chelsea FC win, 17% Draw, 9% Newcastle United victory

Prediction: Chelsea FC 2, Newcastle United 0

Paul M. Banks runs The Sports Bank.net, which is partnered with News Now. Banks, the author of “No,  I Can’t Get You Free Tickets: Lessons Learned From a Life in the Sports Media Industry,” regularly appears on WGN CLTV and co-hosts the “Let’s Get Weird, Sports” podcast on SB Nation

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  1. My idea is on wing defensive we need to use James and provide jorghino with captain ,the Asliquetor to prepare for Centra defensive

  2. Ruddiger and Kante out , Odi had Achilles not knee !

  3. Since when did teams start playing with twelve players??

  4. Chelsea 2

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