Newcastle United has been a thorn in Chelsea’s side for some time, but the Blues have Stamford Bridge as the location for Saturday’s prime time Premier League match (Watch live, 12:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN and online with Live Extra).
The Magpies and Blues have evenly split season series since Newcastle’s promotion in 2010, but Chelsea set the table to put that on its ear with a 2-2 draw at St. James Park on Sept. 26.
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Newcastle United: Elliot; Janmaat, Taylor, Coloccini, Rolando Aarons; Tiote, Shelvey, Sissoko, Wijnaldum, Townsend, Mitrovic. Subs: Darlow, Lascelles, Colback, Saivet, Perez, Riviere, Doumbia.