Heading into this latest round of fixtures, Chelsea are in third place on 56 points, 13 points behind first-placed Manchester City. Last time out, the Blues ran out 3-1 winners at Carrow Road against Norwich City, extending their undefeated run to five matches (four wins and one draw). Mason Mount is their leading scorer with eight goals, three of which have been the critical first of the match. Jorginho has been nearly as impressive with six goals. At Stamford Bridge this season, Chelsea have six wins, five draws, and one loss across 12 Premier League contests. The Blues have a nine-match home unbeaten streak (four wins and five stalemates) dating to October 2021 against Southampton.
As for Newcastle they’re aiming to end the season on a high. The Magpies earned a 2-1 victory over Southampton at St. Mary’s Stadium in their last Premier League match to extend their unbeaten streak to nine matches (six wins and three draws), putting them in 14th place on 31 points. The Magpies have scored 32 goals and conceded 47 through 27 matches. Callum Wilson and Allan Saint-Maximin have been Newcastle United’s main attacking threats, scoring six and five times, respectively. In league matches on the road this season, Newcastle have three wins, four draws, and six losses. Eddie Howe’s men currently find themselves on a four-match away unbeaten streak (three wins and one draw). The last time they were defeated away was December 2021 against Liverpool.
Chelsea vs Newcastle: Match Stats
Chelsea have won eight of their last 10 Premier League games against Newcastle, including the last three on the bounce. They last won more consecutively against the Magpies in the league between April 1957 and September 1958 (six matches). On top of that, the Blues have won each of their last eight Premier League home games against Newcastle. The Blues have only had four longer winning home runs against an opponent in their league history, most recently a run of nine against Bolton between 1976 and 2003. Chelsea are unbeaten in their last 34 Premier League home games played in March (29 wins and five draw), since a 4-2 loss against Sunderland in 2001.
They’re also unbeaten in all seven of their Premier League games played on Sundays this season (four wins and three draws), having lost three of their seven such games last season (two wins and two draws). Chelsea are unbeaten in their last nine Premier League home games (four wins and five draws), since a 1-0 loss against Manchester City in September. However, the Blues have kept just two clean sheets in this nine game run (22%), having kept a shutout in nine of their first 13 home league games under Thomas Tuchel (69%). No Chelsea player has scored more goals at Stamford Bridge in all competitions this season than Kai Havertz (five). However, just one of the German’s five home goals this term has come in the Premier League, during a 1-1 draw with Burnley in November.
Newcastle have won just one of their last 27 away league games against Chelsea (seven draws and 19 losses), winning 2-0 in May 2012 under Alan Pardew. Newcastle have also lost 23 of their last 24 Premier League away games against sides starting the day in the top three of the table, with the exception being a 4-2 victory at Leicester City in May 2021. No team has lost more Premier League away games in London than Newcastle United (82). However, the Magpies won on their last visit to the capital 2-0 at Brentford, last winning consecutive trips to London within a top-flight season back in 2013/14 (three in a row against Tottenham, Crystal Palace and West Ham). Newcastle manager Eddie Howe has won three of his five Premier League away games against Chelsea (losing twice). Of all visiting managers to have taken charge of at least three Premier League games at Stamford Bridge, Howe has the best win rate (60%).
30 October 2021 – Newcastle 0-3 Chelsea – Premier League
15 February 2021 – Chelsea 2-0 Newcastle – Premier League
21 November 2020 – Newcastle 0-2 Chelsea – Premier League
15 January 2020 – Newcastle 1-0 Chelsea – Premier League
19 October 2019 – Chelsea 1-0 Newcastle – Premier League
Chelsea have got the better of Newcastle of late with wins in three straight matches, dating to November 2020. The Blues have outscored the Magpies 7-0 during their winning streak. The previous Premier League fixture between the sides saw Chelsea win 3-0 at St. James’ Park in October. Reece James led the Blues with two goals, scoring in the 65th and 77th minute. Jorginho also found the net.