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Hatem Ben Arfa sends in a cross, clearance by Gary Cahill.
Jonas Gutierrez sends in a cross, David Luiz manages to make a clearance.
James Perch gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Eden Hazard. Frank Lampard comes on in place of Raul Meireles. Mikel takes the free kick.
Papiss Cisse is caught offside. Free kick taken by David Luiz.
Sylvain Marveaux produces a cross, Demba Ba takes a shot. Petr Cech makes a save.
Centre by Ryan Taylor, clearance made by Mikel.
Ryan Taylor produces a cross.
Ryan Bertrand takes a shot. Tim Krul makes a save. Corner from the right by-line taken by Eden Hazard, clearance made by Steven Taylor.
The ball is delivered by Eden Hazard, Steven Taylor manages to make a clearance.
Jonas Gutierrez gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ramires. Direct free kick taken by Ramires.
Yohan Cabaye goes off and James Perch comes on.
Vurnon Anita handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Raul Meireles.
The ball is sent over by Branislav Ivanovic.
Fernando Torres produces a cross.
Sylvain Marveaux on for Davide Santon.
Papiss Cisse is ruled offside. Petr Cech takes the free kick.
Jonas Gutierrez gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Raul Meireles. Shot comes in from David Luiz from the free kick.
Hatem Ben Arfa fouled by Raul Meireles, the ref awards a free kick. Juan Mata goes off and Ramires comes on. The ball is swung over by Ryan Taylor, Papiss Cisse has a header from close range and clears the crossbar.
The ball is sent over by Ashley Cole.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Ryan Taylor from the left by-line, clearance by Mikel.
Ryan Taylor is brought on as a substitute for Danny Simpson.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Yohan Cabaye by Mikel. Yohan Cabaye restarts play with the free kick.
Fernando Torres challenges Demba Ba unfairly and gives away a free kick. Davide Santon takes the direct free kick.
The ball is delivered by Davide Santon.
Juan Mata delivers the ball, Tim Krul makes a save.
The ball is swung over by Fernando Torres.
Demba Ba takes a shot. Save by Petr Cech. Corner taken by Yohan Cabaye played to the near post, Raul Meireles manages to make a clearance.
The ball is delivered by Davide Santon, clearance by Gary Cahill.
Mikel fouled by Vurnon Anita, the ref awards a free kick. David Luiz restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Raul Meireles on Jonas Gutierrez. Free kick taken by Hatem Ben Arfa.
The ball is sent over by Danny Simpson, Papiss Cisse has a headed effort at goal from just inside the penalty area that misses to the left of the goal.
Jonas Gutierrez has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide right of the goal.
Hatem Ben Arfa has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the right of the goal.
Goal scored by Fernando Torres from just outside the penalty area to the top right corner of the goal. Chelsea 2-0 Newcastle.Eden Hazard provided the assist for the goal.
Juan Mata delivers the ball, Danny Simpson manages to make a clearance.
Eden Hazard decides to take a short corner.
Foul by Papiss Cisse on Ryan Bertrand, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by David Luiz.
Papiss Cisse takes a shot. Comfortable save by Petr Cech.
The ball is sent over by Danny Simpson, clearance made by Gary Cahill.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Raul Meireles. Free kick taken by Vurnon Anita.
Jonas Gutierrez fouled by Eden Hazard, the ref awards a free kick. Yohan Cabaye delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, clearance by Mikel.
Papiss Cisse takes a shot. Gary Cahill gets a block in. Papiss Cisse delivers the ball, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Demba Ba misses to the left of the goal.
Fernando Torres goes into the book for unsporting behaviour.
Hatem Ben Arfa takes a shot. Blocked by Ryan Bertrand.
Eden Hazard produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the target.
The ball is sent over by Juan Mata, Danny Simpson makes a clearance.
Juan Mata produces a cross, Fabricio Coloccini manages to make a clearance.
Raul Meireles gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jonas Gutierrez. Yohan Cabaye takes the direct free kick.
Centre by Ashley Cole, Branislav Ivanovic takes a shot. Save by Tim Krul.
David Luiz fouled by Papiss Cisse, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Petr Cech.
Unfair challenge on Ryan Bertrand by Vurnon Anita results in a free kick. Free kick taken by David Luiz.
Vurnon Anita challenges Fernando Torres unfairly and gives away a Penalty. Placed penalty scored by Eden Hazard. Chelsea 1-0 Newcastle.Fernando Torres provided the assist for the goal.
A cross is delivered by Demba Ba, Gary Cahill gets a block in. Yohan Cabaye takes a inswinging corner to the near post, Raul Meireles makes a clearance.
Foul by Fernando Torres on Fabricio Coloccini, free kick awarded. Vurnon Anita takes the direct free kick.
Ryan Bertrand takes a shot. Save made by Tim Krul.
David Luiz fouled by Demba Ba, the ref awards a free kick. Petr Cech takes the direct free kick.
Demba Ba fouled by Gary Cahill, the ref awards a free kick. Demba Ba restarts play with the free kick.
Eden Hazard takes a shot. Save made by Tim Krul.
Shot from deep inside the area by Demba Ba clears the bar.
Shot from just outside the box by Mikel goes over the bar.
Branislav Ivanovic produces a cross.
Eden Hazard takes a shot. Blocked by Steven Taylor.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Danny Simpson on Fernando Torres. Eden Hazard takes the direct free kick.
Raul Meireles takes a shot from long range which goes wide of the right-hand post.
Ryan Bertrand produces a cross.
The ball is sent over by Branislav Ivanovic, save by Tim Krul.
Neck injury could sideline Terry
Chelsea are likely to be without captain John Terry for the Barclays Premier League clash with Newcastle.
Terry injured his neck during Wednesday night's 4-2 victory over Reading.
"John is struggling. He's a great leader and it's a big loss for us," boss Robert Di Matteo said.
If as expected he fails to recover, Terry is likely to be replaced in the starting line-up by David Luiz, who sat out the season opener at Stamford Bridge with a knee problem.
Marko Marin remains unavailable because of a hamstring injury.
Spanish defender Cesar Azpilicueta has completed his move from Marseille, while Di Matteo confirmed that Chelsea are close to completing the signing of Victor Moses from Wigan.
The clubs have agreed a fee reported to be worth #9million for Moses after Chelsea's fifth offer for the 21-year-old Nigeria winger was accepted.
"The clubs have agreed terms now. The player will have a medical. Subject to that he might become a Chelsea player," the Italian said.
"(Wigan manager) Roberto Martinez has done a wonderful job with this player since signing him. He's really developed him. He had a very good season last year and hopefully we can progress his development.
"He can play on either wing and wing and will give the team width. He has good dribbling ability, has pace and is powerful. We've tried very hard to get this player. We like him very much. He's young and hopefully he'll be the future of the club."
Newcastle boss Alan Pardew will make late checks on skipper Fabricio Coloccini and striker Demba Ba.
The pair were among nine men who missed or were rested for the 1-1 Europa League play-off draw at Atromitos, the Argentinian with a thigh problem and Senegal international Ba with a sore shin.
Cheick Tiote (calf) and Shola Ameobi (hamstring) remain doubts.
Pardew has challenged his team to hand Chelsea another taste of misery against the odds to cement their promising start to the new season.
The Magpies flew straight to London from Greece to finalise their preparations for Saturday night's fixture at Stamford Bridge, which will kick off less than 48 hours after their exertions in Athens.
That, coupled with the task of taking on the European champions in their own backyard, makes a repeat of last season's stunning 2-0 victory there all the more difficult.
However, Pardew is confident there is enough within his squad to tackle a Chelsea side which has been strengthened significantly by the addition of the likes of the #32million Eden Hazard and the #25million Brazilian Oscar.
Pardew said: "Chelsea are the European champions. They won the Champions League and they have improved since then - Hazard looks a great buy. We know him well, so we know what to expect from him.
"There are no surprises in that team, but I think in some ways, we can match them and give a good showing there."
"Who will win the PL title this season - 2013/14?"
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