Newcastle United is currently in ninth place in the table after nine games, with only four points. They have four draws and only five losses in the league so far. They are coming off a 1-1 tie in the Premier League against Crystal Palace over the weekend. Along with Norwich City and Burnley, they are one of three teams that have yet to win a game this season. They have a dismal home record, with only two wins, two ties, and two losses. So far, they have scored 11 goals and conceded as many as 20 goals. Callum Wilson is the leading goal scorer for Newcastle this season as he has scored four goals this season. Allan Saint-Maximin has been brilliant for them as he has scored two goals and has three assists to his name. Jonjo Shelvey is out for the game against Chelsea as he is suspended. Along with him, Martin Dubravka and Paul Dummett are also out.
Chelsea is presently leading the Premier League table. They’ve played nine matches so far, winning seven, drawing one, and losing only one, amassing 22 points in the process. In the Premier League, they have won three straight games against Southampton, Brentford, and Norwich City. They have the second-best away record in the league, with ten points from four games. They’ve scored 2.5 goals per game on average and have only given up three goals thus far, with six clean sheets. Ben Chilwell, Mason Mount, and Romelu Lukaku are the leading goal scorers for them with three goals each. The Croatian Mateo Kovacic is the leading assist provider with five assists. Ngolo Kante is likely to return from his muscle injury but is still doubtful. Romelu Lukaku, Timo Werner, and Christian Pulisic are all out with injuries.