Victor Moses returns for Chelsea as Antonio Conte makes four changes
Victor Moses makes his first Premier League start in six weeks as Antonio Conte switches Chelsea back to a 3-5-2 formation to take on Newcastle at Stamford Bridge.
The Nigeria international missed nine matches with a hamstring injury after limping out of Chelsea's shock defeat to Crystal Palace on Oct. 14, but returned as a substitute in Wednesday's 1-0 home win over Swansea City.
Eden Hazard, Cesar Azpilicueta and Danny Drinkwater return to Chelsea's starting XI after being rested in midweek as Conte makes three further changes, with Pedro Rodriguez, Willian and captain Gary Cahill making way.
Rafa Benitez makes three changes to his Newcastle team ahead of his first return to Stamford Bridge since the end of his seven-month spell as Chelsea interim coach in the 2012-13 season.
Javi Manquillo, Mohamed Diame and Dwight Gayle come in for DeAndre Yedlin, Isaac Hayden and Joselu, with Newcastle hoping to end a five-match winless run in the Premier League.
Chelsea XI: Courtois, Azpilicueta, Christensen, Rudiger, Moses, Kante, Drinkwater, Fabregas, Alonso, Hazard, Morata.
Chelsea substitutes: Caballero, Zappacosta, Cahill, Bakayoko, Willian, Pedro, Batshuayi.
Newcastle XI: Darlow, Manquillo, Clark, Lejeune, Mbemba, Ritchie, Merino, Diame, Murphy, Perez, Gayle.
Newcastle substitutes: Elliot, Yedlin, Hayden, Shelvey, Aarons, Joselu, Mitrovic.
Liam is ESPN FC's Chelsea correspondent. Follow him on Twitter: @Liam_Twomey.