New Chelsea supervisor Thomas Tuchel stays unbeaten allied activity (W3, D1), with his group driving 1-0 at the span in every triumph. After Chelsea recorded 78.9% belonging and finished 820 passes in his presentation (D 0-0), they have kept this force up, averaging 66.0% belonging across their ensuing three association triumphs.
The hosts’ 2-0 triumph over Burnley (Jan 31) raised their PL home win rate since the beginning of December back up to half (W3, D2, L1). Chelsea found the middle value of 1.67 objectives per coordinate past the hour mark across those three successes, and they have likewise won the second half by a solitary objective edge in every one of their last six PL home conflicts versus Newcastle.
Newcastle’s arrival of two successes in three has facilitated the club’s assignment stresses until further notice, with their 3-2 success over Southampton (Feb 6) coming regardless of a red card right off the bat in the subsequent half. That success likewise denoted the third consecutive match to see them net first after a run of seven PL games to see them yield first.
Every one of Newcastle’s three PL away successes this mission has yielded a 2-0 scoreline after a goalless first half. The score was additionally 2-0 in Newcastle’s last alliance win here (May 2012), yet their PL record at Stamford Scaffold from that point forward peruses D0, L7, with the ‘Jaybirds’ enduring five HT/FT copies. Indeed, they have now taken only one of the last 27 focuses accessible from class outings to sides completing in the main six somewhere in the range of 2017 and 2020.
Players to watch: Both of Chelsea’s last two PL wins have come graciousness of a Jorginho punishment, and every one of his earlier punishment scoring PL appearances has seen Chelsea evade rout (W7, D1). A midfield adversary sure to test his poise is Miguel Almirón, who got the first-half support against Southampton a weekend ago.
Hot detail: Chelsea have won the subsequent half ‘to nil’ (normal edge: 2.20) in every one of their five earlier homegroup wins this term.