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Rafa Benitez feels Newcastle United won't be the only team to park the bus at Stamford Bridge this season

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The video will start in 8 Cancel Rafa Benitez insists Newcastle United may have no choice but to park the bus at Stamford Bridge tonight (5.30pm).

"So that means against a possession team you have to defend.

"After that game they won a lot of games in a row so it's not like we were trying to be clever - we just analysed their team and our team that would allow us to stay in the game with the right tactics."

Benitez was slammed for playing ultra defensive tactics in the corresponding fixture on Tyneside when the Magpies lost 2-1 to a late own goal from DeAndre Yedlin.

"If you remember the game at St James' Park it was very close and they scored very late from a penalty.

We went close to getting something.

The Toon boss has injury problems ahead of the trip to the capital with Jonjo Shelvey and Paul Dummett ruled out and Kenedy unable to play due to the terms of his loan deal.
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