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Chelsea 1 Newcastle 0 – Watch the official match highlights here

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It ended Chelsea 1 Newcastle 0 on Saturday.

Newcastle failing to have a single corner or effort on target.

Although early on they did cause a few problems the odd time they pressed.

The Chelsea defenders showing why they had already conceded 14 goals in eight Premier League games and only kept one clean sheet.

Sheffield United, Wolves and Norwich had all scored twice against Chelsea but in their tenth game of the season, Newcastle didn’t look like scoring once, never mind twice for the first time.

Some great saves by Dubravka and excellent blocks/challenges from the likes of Schar and Clark.

However, if you don’t have any corners or shots on target, a bit difficult to score a goal.

Watch the official highlights here to see for yourself how it all played out….

Stats from BBC Sport:

Chelsea 1 Newcastle 0  – Saturday 19 October 3pm

Goals:

Chelsea

Alonso 73

Possession was Chelsea 71% Newcastle 29%

Total shots were Chelsea 16 Newcastle 5

Shots on target were Chelsea 8 Newcastle 0

Corners were Chelsea 11 Newcastle 0

Referee: Andre Marriner

Newcastle team:

Dubravka, Yedlin, Schar, Lascelles, Clark, Willems, M Longstaff, S Longstaff, Saint-Maximin (Gayle 85), Almiron (Carroll 70), Joelinton (Atsu 83)

Unused Subs

Darlow, Dummett, Shelvey, Krafth

(Chelsea 1 Newcastle 0 – Instant NUFC fan/writer reaction to Saturday’s defeat – Read HERE)

(A negative display ends Chelsea 1 Newcastle 0 and Steve Bruce’s team back in relegation zone – Read HERE)

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