Chelsea will be hoping to keep up their good form when they face Newcastle in an all-Premier League friendly match in the United States on Thursday.
The Blues have been in excellent form since the start of their pre-season tour, winning 5-0 against Wrexham in their first game of the summer pre-season campaign last midweek and 4-3 against Brighton on Sunday.
The Mauricio Pochettino-led team will undoubtedly be looking for another win against Newcastle to further perfect their preparations for the new season, which begins next month.
Team News Ahead Of This Clash
The Blues will be without Wesley Fofana and Recce James for the club-friendly match against Newcastle. Fofana recently had ACL reconstruction surgery and is expected to be out for a few weeks. While Recce James is nursing a minor injury that will prevent him from facing Newcastle.
Chelsea’s Suitable starting lineup vs Newcastle
Kepa; Gusto, Silva, Colwill, Chilwell; Gallagher, Fernandez, Nkunku; Mudryk, Jackson, Sterling.
The club-friendly match has been scheduled for Midnight on Thursday