Confirmed line-up Chelsea vs Newcastle: Cucurella starts

Mauricio Pochettino has made two changes to the side who drew with Brentford last weekend.

Marc Cucurella starts after his return from injury with Raheem Sterling also coming into the side.

Left-sided duo Ben Chilwell (knee) and Levi Colwill (toe) are both out of action through injury.

Conor Gallagher who had been suffering with a virus during the week, is in the starting eleven and captains the side.

See the line-ups below

Chelsea starting XI: Petrovic, Cucurella, Chalobah, Disasi, Fernandez, Caicedo, Gallagher, Gusto, Sterling, Jackson, Palmer.

Subs: Sanchez, Silva, Mudryk, Madueke, Chukwuemeka, Casadei, Deivid, Gilchrist, Acheampong.

Newcastle starting XI: Dubravka, Livramento, Schar, Botman, Burn, Longstaff, Guimaraes, Willock, Almiron, Isak, Gordon.

Subs: Karius, Lascelles, Ritchie, Targett, Krafth, Murphy, Anderson, White, Miley.

 

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