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Mikel in for Matic ahead of Newcastle clash

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Chelsea need a win on Saturday to get the weekend started off right, and Jose Mourinho is sticking with more or less the same side as usual as Chelsea look to get three more big points in Newcastle. Nemnja Matic was unavailable following his suspension for yellow card accumulation, but his absence forced the only real change in Chelsea's starting eleven.

Here's the squad that Mourinho is going with on Saturday, as he looks to extend Chelsea's record unbeaten run:

Chelsea lineup: Courtois; Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta; Mikel, Fabregas; Willian, Oscar, Hazard; Diego Costa

Chelsea bench: Cech, Filipe Luis, Zouma, Ramires, Schurrle, Remy, Drogba

Meanwhile, Newcastle will line up as follows:

Newcastle lineup: Elliot; Janmaat, Coloccini, S.Taylor, Dummett; Sissoko, Tiote, Colback; Ameobi, Perez, Cabella

Newcastle subs: Alnwick, Williamson, Haidara, Anita, Gouffran, Riviere, Cisse

As always, please be civil and don't link or direct to illegal streams of the match. Let's go Blues!

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