Newcastle United vs Chelsea Live Stream Online,Chelsea’s Champions League qualification hopes are hanging by a thread as they travel to Newcastle United on the final day of the 2017-18 Premier League season.Newcastle United vs Chelsea: TV channel, live stream, squad news & preview.
Date: Sunday, May 13
Time: 3 p.m. BST/10 a.m. ET
Venue: St James’ Park, Newcastle
Chelsea’s last hope of securing a UEFA Champions League qualifying spot for next season rests on Sunday’s Premier League curtain call away to Newcastle United, where Magpies manager Rafa Benitez will look to stop his old team taking fourth.
The fifth-placed Blues travel to St James’ Park with two points between them and Liverpool in fourth, and three points are needed in the north-east if Antonio Conte’s men are to have any chance of securing a top-four finish.
Benitez’s side have lost their last four in succession, but Chelsea also need Liverpool to drop points in their home clash against Brighton & Hove Albion to have any chance at stealing in at the last minute.
Chelsea are already assured of a place in next season’s UEFA Europa League, but they won’t want to settle for a spot in Europe’s secondary club contest while the slightest chance is there to make it to the big show.
Read on for all the latest team news ahead of Sunday’s season-ending showcase, where Chelsea stand as one of the few top-flight teams with something substantial left to fight for.
One positive piece of news for Chelsea is Thibaut Courtois looks to have recovered from a back injury and is in contention to start against Newcastle on Sunday.
Vaishali Bhardwaj of the Evening Standard reported Courtois was in training Friday after missing Wednesday’s 1-1 draw against Huddersfield Town, and PhysioRoom.com provided an update on Chelsea’s other injury concerns:
David Luiz hasn’t featured since the centre-back was injured in February, and there’s a possibility he’s now played his last game for the club, with his place under Conte in doubt ahead of a key transfer window.
As for Newcastle, injury analyst Ben Dinnery broke down their squad issues, with the enforced absence of on-loan wide technician Kenedy a particular loss: