Newcastle vs Chelsea: James Scores Brace as Blues Defeat Magpies 3-0

Newcastle vs Chelsea: James Scores Brace as Blues Defeat Magpies 3-0

  • Newcastle vs Chelsea ended 3-0 in favour of Thomas Tuchel's side in an entertaining Premier League game
  • The west London club dominated the entire game as goals from Reece James and Jorginho gave the Blues a convincing win
  • Chelsea remain top of the table with the result as Liverpool remained second after dropping points at home to Brighton

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Chelsea recorded a commanding 3-0 win over Newcastle at St, James' Park but had to be patient to score all three goals in the second half.

Summary of the game

The first period was a frustrating afternoon for Thomas Tuchel's side as Hakim Ziyech was denied by the Video Assistant Referee who spotted him in an offside position.

Newcastle vs Chelsea: James Scores Brace as Blues Defeat Magpies 3-0
Reece James scores brace as Chelsea beat Newcastle 3-0 at St, James' Park. Photo by Ian MacNicol
Source: UGC

Newcastle's shot-stopper Karl Darlow also made some significant saves to keep a respectable scoreline in the first 45 minutes.

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It took 65 minutes to break the deadlock in the game and it was done in style by their left-back Reece James.

The England international brought the ball down on his weaker right-foot inside the 18-yard area and found the roof of the net with his left to make it 1-0 in the 65th minute.

James added the second after Reuben Loftus-Cheek's initial shot had displaced goalkeeper Darlow as the defender slammed into an empty net in the second attempt to make it 2-0 in the 77th minute.

Two minutes later Kai Havertz was brought down in the box by Darlow as the referee pointed to the spot for a penalty.

Jorginho blasted his shot straight down the middle to make it 3-0 with nine minutes left to play.

Chelsea continued their dominant display as they ran down the clock to hold on for an emphatic win at Tyneside.

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Obi Cubana spotted at Stamford Bridge

Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh had earlier reported that Nigerian socialite Obi Cubana was at Stamford Bridge for Chelsea’s Premier League home game against Southampton, Football.London reports .

The Blues ran riot against the Saints on Saturday following a 3-1 win courtesy goals from Trevoh Chalobah, Timo Werner and Ben Chillwell as Ward-Prowse got a goal for the visitors.

Southampton were reduced to 10 men in the 77th minute after James later turned villain after being red-carded.

Before the encounter, Obi Cubana had shared clips of himself at a famous clothing store in London as he shopped.

Source: Yen.com.gh

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