‘I think on current form’: Glen Johnson predicts Chelsea vs Newcastle

Glen Johnson has given his prediction for today’s Premier League clash between Chelsea and Newcastle at Stamford Bridge.

The Blues are in desperate need of a win to ease the pressure from the fans, after picking up just three victories from their last nine matches across all competitions.

A 1-0 Carabao Cup loss to Liverpool, followed by a 2-2 league draw with Brentford is certainly not good enough for a club that’s invested over a billion in signing talented players in the last four transfer windows.

A win against Palace on Monday night will certainly go a long way in pacifying the disappointed fans, even though former Chelsea defender, Johnson doesn’t see that happening based on the opposition’s current form.

“Newcastle are in good goal-scoring form so it’s a bloody dangerous match for Chelsea who are not exactly free flowing and scoring goals,” Johnson told DAZN Bet.

“If Newcastle get off to a good start, they could very easily win the game. I think on current form, it will be 2-1 to Newcastle.”

The last two games between Chelsea and Newcastle have seen both clubs getting a win and a loss, with the Blues picking up a Carabao Cup quarter-final penalty victory just weeks after the Magpies downed them 4-1 in a league game at St. James’ Park.