Premier League leaders Chelsea host Newcastle United on Saturday (Watch live, 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN and online via Live Extra) at Stamford Bridge.
The Blues are coming off the back of a 5-3 drubbing at Tottenham Hotspur on New Year’s Day which was just their second defeat of the PL season. As for Newcastle they drew 3-3 with Burley last time out and are still without a permanent manager after Alan Pardew joined Crystal Palace.
In team news Jose Mourinho has surprisingly left Thiabut Courtois and Gary Cahill on the bench, while Newcastle welcome back goalkeeper Tim Krul from a long-term injury.
Chelsea: Cech, Ivanovic, Zouma, Terry, Azpilicueta, Matic, Fabregas, Willian, Oscar, Hazard, Diego Costa. Subs: Courtois, Cahill, Filipe Luis, Mikel, Ramires, Remy, Drogba
Newcastle: Krul; Janmaat, Coloccini, Williamson, Dummett; Sissoko, Anita, Colback; Cabella, Perez, Gouffran. Subs: Woodman, Santon, Haidara, Ameobi, Vuckic, Armstrong, Riviere