The latest international break, the third of the season, seems to have taken an eternity to pass.
Thankfully, it now has, and Chelsea are set to resume their Premier League campaign with a trip to St James Park, to take on Newcastle United, this Saturday.
Chelsea’s form, ahead of the international break, had been good with those defensive woes so evident against West Bromwich Albion and Southampton, cured.
But trips to Newcastle are always tough and Chelsea will need to be on top of their game to take the three points on offer.
As usual, in our regular feature, we are asking you to second guess the starting XI that Frank Lampard will opt for.
To participate, simply drop your predicted starting XI into the comment facility beneath this article.
Also, please feel to predict the final score and come to the end of the match we will endeavour to see who got the closest to getting both elements correct or who got it 100% right.
Newcastle v Chelsea?
Newcastle to win!
Chelsea to Win!
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