Newcastle United v Chelsea: Team news, injuries, possible lineups


Rafa Benitez’s Newcastle United will on Sunday afternoon clash with Chelsea at home on the final day of the Premier League.

Benitez’s men head into this clash following their 1-0 defeat to Tottenham on Wednesday night.

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Newcastle are currently occupying the 10th positon on the Premier League table with 41 points from 37 games.

Kenedy is ineligible to play against his former side, Chelsea, while Clark, Gamez, Atsu are ruled out from this clash due to injuries.

Meanwhile, Antonio Conte’s Chelsea heads into the final day of the Premier League in hope of a miracle to find their way into next season’s Champions League football.

The Blues’ hopes of playing in next season’s Europe topflight competition faded away when they drew 1-1 to Huddersfield Town at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night.

Conte’s side must defeat Rafa Benitez’s men today and hope for Brighton to beat Liverpool or Leicester City to win Tottenham for the West London club to secure EPL top-four and qualify for Champions League next season.

The Blues are currently occupying the fifth position on the Premier League table with 70 points from 37 games.

Chelsea will play against Manchester United in the FA Cup Final later this month.

Apart from Courtois, Luiz and Ampadu, who are ruled out from this clash, Conte has no new injury problem in his squad ahead of this clash.

Newcastle potential starting XI:

Dubravka, Yedlin, Lascelles, Lejeune, Dummett, Ritchie, Shelvey, Diame, Murphy, Perez, Gayle

Chelsea potential starting XI:

Caballero, Azpilicueta, Cahill, Rudiger, Moses, Bakayoko, Kante, Fabregas, Alonso, Hazard, Giroud

The kick off time for this match is 3:00pm.


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