Barclays Premier League 2013/14
Newcastle United v Chelsea
Saturday 2 November 2013
Live on SingTel mio TV Channel 102 and Starhub TV Channel 227
The first of ten matches coming up this weekend, with Newcastle hosting Chelsea at St. James’ Park. Last season, the Magpies beat the Blues 3-2 at the same stadium thanks to two second goals from their midfielder Moussa Sissoko. Newcastle led 1-0 at half time but goals from Lampard and Mata gave Chelsea a 2-1 lead before Sissoko scored the two goals to win it for Newcastle.
Last Sunday, Newcastle suffered a 1-2 away defeat to their rivals Sunderland in the Tyne-Wear derby by a late goal from on-loan striker Fabio Borini. Chelsea, on the other hand, beat Manchester City 2-1 thanks to a last-minute goal from Fernando Torres, his first Premier League goal of the season and his first Premier League goal in 2013.
Last two season results
2012/13: Chelsea 2-0 Newcastle; Newcastle 3-2 Chelsea
2011/12: Newcastle 0-3 Chelsea; Chelsea 0-2 Newcastle
Result: Newcastle 2-0 Chelsea
Jose Mourinho has not won in 4 visits to St. James’ Park in his two stints as Blues’ manager.