The Magpies beat Sheffield United 3-0 in their first match back after lockdown on Sunday, whereas Aston Villa remain in trouble at rock bottom of the table having taken just one point from their two games since returning.
They will bully off against each other at 1 p.m. ET on Wednesday. Allowing a mean of 1.93 points per game,
Villa has been asleep on the defensive side of the ball and can got to awaken before the matchup.
On Sunday, the Lions lost 2-1 to Chelsea. The loss was just more heartbreak for Villa, who fell 2-1 when the teams previously met last December.
Meanwhile, Newcastle got themselves on the board against Sheffield United on Sunday, but Sheffield never followed suit. Newcastle captured a cushty 3-0 victory.
Things don’t get any easier for Villa either – their next road game after this is often Liverpool while,
home and away, their next four matches all come up against top-half opposition.
Indeed, after Wednesday 12th-placed Everton are rock bottom team left to face until the ultimate day of the campaign, once they are
thanks to combat West Ham during a match they’re going to hope still has importance for his or her survival chances.
On paper a minimum of , Wednesday’s game appears to be one among their best chances to select up points before that final-day crunch match.
Manchester City vs Chelsea Team News
Newcastle were without both Sean Longstaff and Matty Longstaff for the convert Sheffield United,
and both remain doubtful for this match.
The brothers are Bruce’s only injury concerns, though, with an otherwise clean bill of health after the primary game back.
Aston Villa don’t have such luck, with Bjorn Engels and Frederic Guilbert joining long-term absentees Wesley and Tom Heaton on the sidelines.
Loanee Danny Drinkwater is closing in on a return to training after injury,
but Wednesday’s match is probably going to return timely for him to feature.
Newcastle’s Matty Longstaff has returned to training after a thigh injury but could miss out,
along side brother Sean, who features a muscle problem.
Defenders Florian Lejeune and Ciaran Clark won’t be involved as they work their way back to full fitness.
Villa pair Frederic Guilbert and Danny Drinkwater are in contention to feature for the primary time since the Premier League’s resumption.
John McGinn might be rested, while Bjorn Engels remains sidelined.
Manchester City vs Chelsea Line Up
Newcastle possible starting lineup:
Dubravka; Yedlin, Lascelles, Fernandez, Rose; Ritchie, Shelvey, Hayden, Saint-Maximin; Almiron; Joelinton
Aston Villa possible starting lineup:
Nyland; Konsa, Hause, Mings, Targett; McGinn, Nakamba, Hourihane; El Ghazi, Samatta, Grealish
Manchester City vs Chelsea H2H
Newcastle have gone 11 home games without defeat against Aston Villa altogether competitions since a 3-0 loss in April 2005 (W7, D4).
The Magpies’ 10-match unbeaten Premier League run against Villa was ended by a 2-0 defeat in November’s reverse fixture.
Villa are looking to finish the Premier League double Newcastle for the primary time since 2004-05.
Date, time and venue
Manchester City vs Chelsea is scheduled for a 6pm BST kick-off on Wednesday, June 24, 2020.
The match will be behind closed doors at St James’ Park, Newcastle. with no fans due to be present due to government guidelines regarding coronavirus.
How to watch Manchester City vs Chelsea
TV channel: The match will be shown live on Sky Sports’ Premier League and Main Event channels with coverage from 5pm, and is available via Now TV with a day pass for £9.99.
The match is also available via Sky One and via Pick TV, Sky’s free-to-air channel.
Live stream: Sky Sports subscribers can stream the match online via SkyGo and the SkyGo app, with a mobile month pass available for £5.99.
5:30pm, Saturday 8th May 2021.