Confirmed Chelsea team v Newcastle United – Thomas Tuchel makes six changes
The Chelsea team v Newcastle has just been confirmed.
Thomas Tuchel looking to continue the excellent form since he took over at Stamford Bridge just over three weeks ago.
The German boss starting with a goalless draw against Wolves but then followed by four victories in a row. Only the one goal conceded in the five matches, though Chelsea have only scored six goals themselves since Tuchel took over.
A win for this Chelsea team v Newcastle United would see them move into the top four, taking advantage of other teams at the top faltering.
When Thomas Tuchel arrived, Chelsea were only ninth in the Premier League table.
The confirmed Chelsea team v Newcastle United :
Arrizabalaga, Azpilicueta, Christensen, Rudiger, Hudson-Odoi, Jorginho, Kovacic, Mount, Alonso, Abraham, Werner
So six changes made from the team that played out the 1-0 FA Cup win over Barnsley four days ago.
Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Jorginho, Kovacic, Mount, Werner
Zouma, Emerson, Kante, Gilmour, Ziyech, Pulisic
Mendy, Zouma, James, Chilwell, Emerson, Kante, Pulisic, Ziyech, Giroud
The confirmed Newcastle team v Chelsea and subs are below :
Darlow, Krafth, Lascelles, Clark, Lewis, Willock, Hayden, Shelvey, Saint-Maximin, Almiron, Gayle
Dubravka, Dummett, Matty Longstaff, Carroll, Joelinton, Ritchie, Fraser, Murphy, Sean Longstaff
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