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Chelsea F.C. vs. Newcastle United 1-0 Highlights

This match is really poised as the Chelsea young guns are firing all cylinders to get into the top four. They are facing Newcastle united, who is high on confidence after beating Manchester United 1-0 last match week.

Lineups

The team lineup is as follows:

Chelsea Newcastle United
Kepa M. Dubravka
Azpilicueta J. Willems
Tomori C. Clark
Zouma J. Lascelles
Alonso F. Schar
Jorginho D. Yedlin
Mount A. Saint-maximin
Barkley S. Longstaff
Willian M. Longstaff
Abraham M. Almiron
Hudson-Odoi Joelinton
Caballero P. Dummett
James A. Carroll
Guehi J. Shelvey
Giroud D. Cayle
Batshuayi E. Krafth
Pulisic K. Darlow
Kovacic C. Atsu

 

Match Statistics

Chelsea has really started the match strongly with good short passes and a perching attack. Newcastle has won a number of free-kicks in the Chelsea half. Saint-Maximin has missed a sitter from just 20 yards, and it might come back bite Newcastle United. This might cost Newcastle as chances like this must not come their way against the strong defense of Chelsea. Chelsea is facing a lot of problems in communication as they are creating their own problems in the mid-field.

Newcastle is creating a lot of pressure, but they are not getting the desired result. In the second half, both the teams have returned to the field, but there have been no changes in the lineup. Chelsea has started the half dominating the position but been waste full in the final third. Newcastle is pouncing on the mistakes of Chelsea, but they are unable to capitalize on these mistakes.

In the 74th minute, as a driving runs from Pulisic as he enters the box and plays in a cross. Hudson-Odoi receives the ball brilliantly, and they find Alonso, who is left free at the back without any pressure. He fires in a low drive that is very powerful and beats the keeper!! 1-0,Chelsea. The match was an end to end stuff as both the teams were trying hard to seal the game, but the Chelsea team just got the victory with the only goal of the game.

The End Results

Chelsea had most of the positions as they dominated the majority of the game. Chelsea had the most number of shots with 16 as 8 of them went on target. On the other hand, Newcastle United had five shots in total, but they did not manage to have any shots on target. At the end of the game, Chelsea had 72 percent of position with Newcastle with 28 percent. Chelsea had a high number of corners with 11 as Newcastle failed to have any corners in the game. This game made Chelsea the third team on the table while Newcastle United fall in the bottom three.