Newcastle vs Chelsea | EPL 22-23 | Matchday 16
There is no space in the table that is not being pushed at all times by several clubs competing in the Premier League today. This week we can see a team very comfortable in one place in the standings and, the following day, we see them several places higher or lower because their rivals are now in their place. Winning and getting three points can mean a big advantage, and even drawing can make a difference. In Newcastle vs Chelsea we will see a bit of this; two clubs with a minimum of distance between them. This match could make a significant difference.
St James' Park Stadium to host Newcastle vs Chelsea 2022 match
Magpies Don’t Waste Time and They Want All Three Points from Newcastle vs Chelsea
Newcastle has not had much luck in their encounters against Chelsea, with their last few matches ending in defeat. However, the chances to score at home are always good for the Magpies.
In any case, this season has been a good one for the home side. They have accumulated three wins and five draws from nine games, with only one ending in a defeat.
They have had significant matches, such as the 4-1 win against Fulham. The Magpies’ feast began in the 11th minute with a goal by Callum Wilson, assisted by Joe Willock. Miguel Almirón scored in the 33rd minute with an assist from midfielder Bruno Guimarães.
The 0-3 would come with Sean Longstaff going into the break. Miguel Almirón would then have his shot, scoring at 57′ with an assist from Willock. At 88′ near the end, and when it seemed that there would be no goals from the Magpies, Bobby Reid would score, assisted by Neeskens Kebano in what would be the last goal of the match.
Newcastle faced a difficult opponent and came out on top, winning the game from the start. It is with this determination they should go to Newcastle vs Chelsea, where they will again meet with a club that has prevented them from getting three points from the games played before.
Chelsea Know They Can’t Let Their Guard Down If They Want to Hold Onto Their Place
Newcastle is an old acquaintance for the Blue Lions; they know the opponent’s game and weaknesses. Still, they should not underestimate a Newcastle that comes with a good run in the season. Chelsea, for their part, want to achieve a better position than they have achieved in the previous seasons.
As of matchday #9, the Blues had achieved five wins against the likes of West Ham and Everton, a draw with Tottenham, and two defeats against Leeds and Southampton. Victory in Newcastle vs Chelsea would mean further distance from a rival that is walking in their footsteps and could quickly overtake them with a slip-up.
Previous Newcastle vs Chelsea Matches: Results and Analysis
These two clubs have a long history and have played several matches already.
The most recent match took place on March 13 this year, and ended 0-1 in favor of Chelsea. The Pride of London played their game, took control of the match, and they were far superior to their opponents, keeping possession of the ball 73% to Newcastle’s 27%. They also managed to hit more passes with an accuracy of 86% to the Magpies‘ combined 63%.
An earlier match to that one was in October last year and ended 0-3, with the Blue Lions winning. The match started evenly, with friction between the players trying to increase the score for each one. They would go to the break still goalless but with 45 minutes of opportunity left.
And so it would be, at minute 65, Chelsea’s first goal would come, scored by Reece James. Then, just twelve minutes later, at minute 77 would come James’ goal. Everything seemed to indicate that this would be the end of the game, but a penalty kick for the Blue and Whites, kicked by Jorginho, would settle the score.
Prediction for Newcastle vs Chelsea 2022
The previews speak for themselves, and so do the matches played by both teams this season. Chelsea will order an away win to go with a one goal victory. However, there are slim chances Newcastle could surprise and keep the points at home with a 1 – 0 in this Newcastle vs Chelsea.
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