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Chelsea 2-0 Newcastle United: Newcastle United suffer at the hands of Chelsea as home team is triumphant

Technical card:
Chelsea: Kepa Arrizabalaga, Antonio Rudiger, Cesar Azpilicueta, Andreas Christensen, Callum Hudson-Odoi (Reece James, min.77), Jorginho, Mateo Kovacic, Marcos Alonso, Timo Werner, Mason Mount (N`Golo Kante, min.70) and Tammy Abraham (Olivier Giroud, min.20)
Newcastle United: Karl Darlow, Emil Krafth, Jamaal Lascelles, Ciaran Clark, Jamal Lewis, Joseph Willock (Andy Carroll, min.79), Miguel Almiron, Isaac Hayden, Jonjo Shelvey, Allan Saint-Maximin (Ryan Fraser, min.72) and Dwight Gayle (Joelinton, min.64)
Stadium: Stamford Bridge
Goals: Olivier Giroud (1-0, min. 31) and Timo Werner (2-0, min. 39)

Chelsea enjoyed a mesmerising home victory against Newcastle at Stamford Bridge on Monday. Both Chelsea and Newcastle United arrived in good form, having secured victories in their previous matches. Chelsea were looking to continue their run after winning their previous two games against Sheffield United away and Tottenham Hotspur away, by 2-1 and 1-0 respectively. Newcastle United, on the other hand, were looking to extend their winning run after a 3-2 victory against Southampton. As the table looks today, Chelsea are in 4th place on the table and has 42 points while Newcastle United sit in 17th with 25 points after 24 matches.

Chelsea started the first half well, beginning with a goal from Olivier Giroud in minute 31. Later, Chelsea took the lead with a goal form a goal from Timo Werner in the 39th minute to secure a 2-0 win. With both teams struggling to produce anything meaningful in the second half though, the game ended 2-0.

Chelsea brought on Olivier Giroud, N`Golo Kante and Reece James for Tammy Abraham, Mason Mount and Callum Hudson-Odoi. Newcastle United brought on Joelinton, Ryan Fraser and Andy Carroll, to replace Dwight Gayle, Allan Saint-Maximin and Joseph Willock.

No cards were presented on the game sheet.

Newcastle United and Chelsea will next play away to Manchester United and Southampton respectively.

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