Confirmed Line-Up: Chelsea Vs Newcastle

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Frank Lampard has named his lineup to face Newcastle, and Ross Barkley comes into the starting team in place of the injured N’Golo Kante.

Kante, Andreas Christensen and Mateo Kovacic all got injured during the international break, but Kovacic is fit enough to return to the bench. Pulisic is also on the bench alongside Michy Batshuayi and Olivier Giroud who all did well on international duty.

Chelsea starting XI: Kepa; Azpilicueta (c), Zouma, Tomori, Alonso; Barkley, Jorginho, Mount; Willian, Abraham, Hudson-Odoi.

Substitutes: Caballero, James, Guehi, Kovacic, Pulisic, Batshuayi, Giroud.

Newcastle starting XI: Dubravka; Yedlin, Schar, Lascelles (c), Clark, Willems; Almiron, M Longstaff, S Longstaff, Saint-Maximin; Joelinton.

Substitutes: Darlow, Dummett, Krafth, Shelvey, Atsu, Carroll, Gayle.

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