Newcastle United vs AFC Bournemouth Live : Newcastle United vs AFC Bournemouth Live Stream, ESPN’s dedicated homepage for scores, news and articles about Football.Fall Soccer Registration is NOW OPEN!!! Recreational Level: If you are looking for a good time and aren’t the best soccer player out there but love the game then,The early kickoff on Saturday in the Premier League might just be the best game of the weekend in England, as two of the most entertaining teams in the country so far face-off in what should be a fantastic London Derby.
Chelsea comes into this one on the heels of a remarkable Champions League game at Stamford Bridge where it trailed Ajax 4-1 and somehow came back to make it an incredible eight-goal draw. It was without a doubt the best match of the season so far in any competition. Frank Lampard’s young team continues to impress and entertain, and it might just be the most watchable team in the sport right now. With 23 points from its first 11 games in the Premier League, the team is also proving it can be competitive and fun to watch. The Blues might finish the weekend in second place with a sixth straight win in the league.
Trying to spoil that Chelsea party is Crystal Palace, who has had a solid start to the season and will look to rebound from a tough loss at home to Leicester last week. It was painful but isn’t a reason to stop the optimism. Roy Hodgson’s team has been competitive against every team it’s faced this season and believes it has enough firepower to pull off the upset against a vulnerable Chelsea defense that just conceded four goals to Ajax.
We recommend interesting sports viewing and streaming opportunities. If you sign up to a service by clicking one of the links, we may earn a referral fee.After Tuesday night’s shenanigans, Chelsea have now won just 3 of 9 games at Stamford Bridge this season (in all competitions). It’s a bit of a shocking statistic, and one that’s not easy to understand. So let’s just move on and get a win this weekend and send the team off right to the final international break of the calendar year (hurray!).
Chelsea, winners of a league-best five in a row, come in with a six-point lead over fifth place Arsenal, and depending on how Manchester City (away at Liverpool) and Leicester City (home to Arsenal) do, we could even finish the weekend in second! But as Frank Lampard says, let’s just focus on our own tasks. Palace are solidly mid-table after all, and will be looking to be as annoying as possible.
Date / Time: November 9, 2019, 12:30 GMT; 7:30am EST; 6pm IST
Venue: Stamford Bridge, SW6
Referee: Mike Dean — Dean was the VAR last weekend, when he gave the hilarious penalty for Jorginho brushing Deulofeu’s leg and the Watford forward falling over after a couple extra steps.
Forecast: Cold and wet
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Chelsea team news: N’Golo Kante’s back, and that may be all that really matters. Jorginho however is suspended, while Antonio Rudiger, Ross Barkley, and Ruben Lofus-Cheek continue to be out. Mason Mount may be fit enough to play after spraining his ankle on Tuesday because his ligaments are apparently made of rubber.
Will be intriguing to see what full back combination Frank Lampard opts for, with Marcos Alonso getting the hook at half-time against Ajax and both Reece James (as right back) and Cesar Azpilicueta (as left back) playing very well in the second-half comeback. Tammy Abraham was back on the scoresheet last weekend and now has 9 Premier League goals, but Jamie Vardy continues to lead the Golden Boot race with 10.Chelsea have kept a clean sheet in our last two home Premier League games (Brighton, Newcastle), but since then we’ve lost to Manchester United in the League Cup and only drew with Ajax in the Champions League at Stamford Bridge.
Crystal Palace team news: Palace are in the middle of a rather difficult five-fixture run against the top five teams in the Premier League. They’ve lost to Manchester City and Leicester City so far, while drawing with Arsenal, and they’ll face Liverpool in the first game after the international break. But they’ve won 7 of 11 away league games dating back to February, losing only to Spurs (twice) and Sheffield United in the process.
The big question for Palace will be the fitness of Gary Cahill, who’s been steady as a rock for them this season — no surprise there. He clashed heads with Cheikhou Kouyate last week, who is also an injury doubt, as is Mamadou Sakho who’s been dealing with a nagging thigh injury.
Previously: Let’s hear it one more time for the 4-4!A suddenly dilapidated midfield threatens to halt Frank Lampard‘s good form as Chelsea hosts Crystal Palace on Saturday at Stamford Bridge, with kickoff set for 7:30 a.m. ET live on NBCSN or live online at NBCSports.com.
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Chelsea’s midfield is banged up, with anchor Jorginho suspended for yellow card accumulation while N’Golo Kante has yet to return from a nagging ankle problem and Mason Mount‘s status is questionable after hobbling off in pain against Ajax midweek. Kante was an unused substitute against Ajax and could be in contention to start in place of Jorginho, but it has been a month since his last appearance and the French international has made just three league starts all year. In addition, Ross Barkley was confirmed to miss the match as the midfield continues to lose bodies.
Still, that seems the only thing in the way of the Blues at the moment, with the club riding high after its wild Champions League comeback midweek that saw them erase a 4-1 second-half deficit and very nearly find the winning stroke. With five straight wins in Premier League play on top of that, this Chelsea team is firing on all cylinders. They have scored 13 goals in those five league victories, and have scored 19 goals in eight matches across all competitions since the start of October.
Meanwhile, Crystal Palace has struggled through a brutal October schedule and hopes the turn to November will lift its fortunes. The Eagles have failed to win over its last three league games, with losses to Manchester City and Leicester City plus a draw with Arsenal. Now Palace draws Chelsea on the road before a home date with Liverpool rounds out an absolutely ruthless five-game stretch.
Still, Roy Hodgson has maintained a top ten standing despite the rut, with the club currently sitting ninth on 15 points, two ahead of Manchester United in 10th. The boss will take charge of his 300th Premier League game at Stamford Bridge, becoming the 15th person and sixth Englishman to reach that milestone.