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Squad sheets: Newcastle United v Chelsea
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With 15 goals at St James' Park, Newcastle have one of the best home scoring records in the Premier League, but they have won just two of the seven games played there. Chris Hughton also has defenders Fabricio Coloccini and Mike Williamson suspended and if his side play in an open manner again Chelsea will be confident of avoiding a third consecutive away defeat in the Premier League. Despite the Champions League victory over the Slovakia champions Zilina in midweek there is still an unease about the visitors at present. Kevin McCarra

Venue St James' Park, Sunday 1.30pm

Tickets £35-50 (www.nufc.co.uk)

Last season n/a

Referee A Marriner

This season's matches 10 Y39, R1, 4.00 cards per game

Odds Newcastle 9-2 Chelsea 3-4 Draw 11-4

NewcastleSubs from Soderberg, Perch, Kadar, Smith, Lovenkrands, Ranger, Guthrie, Xisco, Vuckic, Tavernier, Donaldson

Doubtful Ameobi (hamstring)

Injured Harper (shoulder, 18 Dec), Gosling (knee, Jan), Best (ankle, 26 Dec), R Taylor (ankle, Feb), Ben Arfa (broken leg, Apr)

Suspended Barton (last of three), Coloccini (first of three), Williamson (first of three)

Form guide LDLWWW

Disciplinary record Y31 R1

Leading scorer Carroll 8

ChelseaSubs from Hilário, Turnbull, Ferreira, Bruma, Van Anholt, McEachran, Zhirkov, Kakuta, Sturridge, Borini

Doubtful Alex (knee), Zhirkov (calf)

Injured Terry (sciatica, 4 Dec), Lampard (groin, 12 Dec), Benayoun (achilles, Apr)

Suspended Essien (last of three)

Form guide LLWLWW

Disciplinary record Y21 R1

Leading scorer Malouda 7

Match pointers? Newcastle have scored a total of one goal in their last six Premier League meetings with Chelsea

? Chelsea have not lost three consecutive league matches since October 1999 when they were beaten by Liverpool (1-0), Arsenal (3-2) and Derby (3-1)

? Cheikh Tioté has been booked in five of his last six top-flight appearances

? Mikel Jon Obi has had more touches (1,307) and made more passes (914) than any other player in the division

? Newcastle have conceded the most penalties (five) and yellow cards (31) this season

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