Chelsea dispatch off Newcastle in a 2-0 triumph away from home.
1. Chelsea see off Newcastle United away from home.
2. Chelsea move to the top of the Premier League table, for the first time in Lampard’s reign.
3. Fernandez’s own goal and Abraham’s header help Chelsea to a 2-0 win.
Chelsea defeats Newcastle United to temporarily move to the top of the table:
Chelsea moved to the pinnacle of the Premier League desk, if simplest for some hours, after a stable win at Newcastle United, their 5th immediate victory in all competitions. Federico Fernandez’s personal goal set the Blues on their way, the Argentine defender poking the ball over his personal line at the same time as beneath neath stress from Ben Chilwell.
Abraham’s header sealed three points for Chelsea:
Chelsea oozed quality, Newcastle keeper Karl Darlow generating outstanding saves to disclaim the top-notch Timo Werner in addition to a close-variety header through Tammy Abraham. But Abraham made positive of the factors with a clever end following Werner’s by skip after Newcastle had threatened through Joelinton and Isaac Hayden. Sean Longstaff hit the bar for home side closer to the end.
For the first time in Lampard’s reign as their manager, Chelsea goes top:
Chelsea, who began out the day 5th, are pinnacle the desk on aim distinction beforehand of Leicester, who’s at Liverpool on Sunday. Not simplest do Chelsea lead their organization withinside the Champions League; they’re now the pinnacle of the Premier League for the primary time when you consider that Frank Lampard took charge in July 2019.
Chelsea to play 9 games in 4 weeks:
This changed into the primary of 9 games withinside the subsequent 4 weeks for Lampard’s aspect and the Chelsea boss had to plot for it without numerous key gamers who have been nonetheless away on global obligation forty-eight hours earlier than this match. It had triggered Lampard to name for Saturday early kick-offs to be scrapped at once after global damage however the Blues made a ferocious beginning that stuck Newcastle cold.