Chelsea
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Newcastle United
2019-10-19 | 16:00 |  English Barclays Premier League | Stamford Bridge |  Full Time
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  • 73' Marcos Alonso (Goal)
    1 Goals 0
  • 23' Marcos Alonso
    46' Fikayo Tomori
    2 Yellow Cards 1 43' Ciaran Clark
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  • 90'

    The fourth official indicates three minutes of additional time to be played.

  • 90'

    Willems delivers a cross from the left for Newcastle, but Kepa catches the cross well. That's a waste from the Magpies' left wingback.

  • 90'

    SUB: Reece James replaces Hudson-Odoi for Chelsea.

  • 90'

    Full time: Chelsea 1-0 Newcastle. Alonso's 73rd minute goal separates the sides in a very tight and tense affair.

  • 89'

    Chance for Newcastle! Atsu delivers a deep cross for Newcastle and Clark heads over at the back post! A big opening there for the away side.

  • 85'

    SUB: Gayle replaces Saint-Maximin for Newcastle.

  • 84'

    SUB: Atsu replaces Joelinton for Newcastle.

  • 83'

    Willems hits a wild back-pass for Newcastle and puts the ball out for a corner from his own halfway line.

  • 82'

    Newcastle attack up the right and Saint-Maximin gets a cross into the box but Willems volley the delivery miles over the bar.

  • 80'

    Chance for Chelsea! Kovacic makes a superb dribble, finds Pulisic and he tees up Abraham for an open goal but Yedlin makes a fantastic block for Newcastle.

  • 76'

    Abraham picks up a stray Carroll pass for Chelsea and goes at goal, but his shot is easily saved by Dubravka.

  • 73'

    GOAL FOR CHELSEA! Pulisic makes a lovely run, finds Hudson-Odoi, who in-turn finds Alonso to drive past Dubravka. The home side finally have their opener. Chelsea 1-0 Newcastle.

  • 70'

    SUB: Andy Carroll replaces Almorin for Newcastle.

  • 68'

    Chance for Chelsea! Willian makes a great run then Hudson-Odoi cuts inside and when the ball breaks for Pulisic, Dubravka makes an excellent save to deny the American.

  • 66'

    Chance for Chelsea! Abraham rises highest from Willian's corner but he heads over the bar. The home side are now using the striker's aerial power a bit more.

  • 64'

    Chelsea go close again as Hudson-Odoi delivers a cross but it's missed by everyone in the box.

  • 64'

    SUB: Christian Pulisic replaces Mason Mount for Chelsea.

  • 59'

    Chelsea attack well, Jorginho finds Azpilicueta to cross but Schar clears well albeit over his own crossbar.

  • 56'

    Chance for Chelsea! Willian delivers a corner from the right and Abraham heads the delivery against the bar. The home side are stepping up the tempo here.

  • 55'

    Chelsea win a corner as Hudson-Odoi tries to find Alonso inside the box. Newcastle defend the set-play well.

  • 53'

    Hudson-Odoi makes a thrilling dribble for Chelsea but takes too long to get his shot away and Newcastle block well. Zouma heads straight to Dubravka from the resultant corner.

  • 48'

    Saint-Maximin makes another good dribble for Newcastle and finds Joelinton but Azpilicueta defends well for Chelsea.

  • 47'

    Clark catches Abraham in an aerial challenge and Chelsea have a chance to deliver a freekick from wide. Mount delivers but it comes to nothing.

  • 46'

    Chelsea get the second half underway.

  • 45'

    The fourth official indicates two minutes of additional time to be played.

  • 45'

    Yellow: Tomori goes into the referee's book for Chelsea for a late challenge on Almiron.

  • 45'

    Sean Longstaff delivers an excellent ball for Newcastle and it ends with Schar having a shot but the offside flag had already been raised.

  • 45'

    Half-time: Chelsea 0-0 Newcastle. A very even game so far with Newcastle frustrating Chelsea and carrying a real threat themselves.

  • 43'

    Yellow: Clark goes into the book for Newcastle for clattering Willian from behind.

  • 42'

    SUB: Chelsea make an enforced change as Mateo Kovacic replaces the injured Ross Barkley.

  • 41'

    Chelsea go close as Mount's delivery is flicked on towards his own goal by Sean Longstaff but it runs away to safety.

  • 39'

    Newcastle attack well up the right but Yedlin's delivery is too deep and Chelsea do well to clear the danger.

  • 37'

    Another good dribble by Hudson-Odoi sees him beat Yedlin and win a corner off Schar. Can Chelsea make it count? No - Mount's corner is easily caught by goalkeeper, Dubravka.

  • 32'

    Willian strikes the resultant freekick for Chelsea but hits it straight into the wall.

  • 31'

    Chelsea win a freekick on the edge of the box after Clark fouls Mount. Abraham's clever dummy set up that opening.

  • 29'

    Abraham is down with a knock to the head after Lascelles catches him. The referee misses the foul altogether though.

  • 26'

    Hudson-Odoi picks out Willian at the back post for Chelsea and the Brazil winger tries to beat Dubravka at his near post but puts the shot wide.

  • 25'

    Chelsea give the ball away twice inside their own half and Saint-Maximin clips a nice cross towards Jeoelinton, but the striker heads wide as he stretches to reach the delivery.

  • 23'

    Caution: Chelsea's Alonso goes into the book for a late, reckless challenge on Yedlin. VAR looks at the incident and somewhat fortunately decides that it's only worth a yellow.

  • 21'

    Jorginho flicks a ball into the box for Chelsea but Willian and Abraham collide with each other and need treatment.

  • 19'

    Chance for Chelsea! Jorginho finds Hudson-Odoi on the left and he picks out Mount inside the box. The 20 year old strikes the ball cleanly on the turn but its straight at Dubravka.

  • 17'

    Hudson-Odoi shows some excellent skill and delivers another cross from the left but Willems defends the cross well at the back post.

  • 16'

    Chance for Chelsea! Hudson-Odoi curls a cross into the box but Willian heads wide from a great position. He really should have scored there.

  • 15'

    Newcastle break again through Saint-Maximin and he finds Almorin to strike from range, but Tomori blocks the shot. The away side are looking dangerous here.

  • 15'

    A nervous moment for Newcastle as Dubravka clears the ball into Abraham, but it deflects away from goal. That's a relief for the goalkeeper.

  • 12'

    Saint-Maximin makes another good dribble for Newcastle and Mount tries to bring him down, but the winger keeps going and eventually requires a good Zouma tackle to stop the attack.

  • 11'

    Alonso gets forward up the left and fires in a cross, but Newcastle defend the delivery well.

  • 8'

    Newcastle counter-attack at speed and Almiron cuts inside to take on Zouma but goes down claiming a pull by Alonso. Replays show slight contact.

  • 7'

    Chelsea are enjoying a long spell of possession but Newcastle look very well organised and difficult to break down.

  • 4'

    Saint-Maximin makes an excellent dribble up the left for Newcastle, beating Willian and then getting fouled by the Chelsea man. The Brazilian is lucky to escape a yellow card.

  • 2'

    Newcastle are lining up in a 5-4-1 formation here against Chelsea's 4-3-3.

  • 2'

    Chelsea link well as Barkley plays a one-two with Abraham, but Clark makes an excellent tackle for Newcastle to stop the Chelsea man getting a shot away.

  • 1'

    Newcastle get the game underway.

  • 0'

    Hello and welcome to today's live coverage of Chelsea vs. Newcastle United from Stamford Bridge. The Premier League match will kick off at 3pm UK time.

  • 0'

    Chelsea starting XI: Kepa; Azpilicueta, Zouma, Tomori, Alonso; Barkley, Jorginho, Mount; Willian, Abraham, Hudson-Odoi.

  • 0'

    Chelsea substitutes: Caballero (GK), James, Guehi, Kovacic, Pulisic, Giroud, Batshuayi.

  • 0'

    Newcastle starting XI: Dubravka; Yedlin, Schaar, Lascelles, Clark, Willems; S. Longstaff, M. Longstaff; Almiron, Joelinton, Saint-Maximin.

  • 0'

    Newcastle substitutes: Darlow (GK), Krafth, Dummett, Shelvey, Atsu, Carroll, Gayle.

  • 0'

    Chelsea have won their last six Premier League home matches against Newcastle, scoring 17 goals and conceding three, but the Blues have won only 36 per cent of their points at Stamford Bridge this season, the third-lowest ratio in the competition.

  • 0'

    Newcastle have won their last two Premier League matches in London, beating Fulham and Tottenham Hotspur. They last won more consecutively in the capital in January 2014 with a run of four.

  • 0'

    Tammy Abraham is the first English player to score as many as eight goals in his side's first eight matches of a Premier League season since Wayne Rooney netted nine in 2011/12.

  • 0'

    After scoring on his Premier League debut last time out, 19-year-old Matthew Longstaff could become the first teenager to net in consecutive top-flight matches for Newcastle since Charles N’Zogbia in February 2006.

Team Line-ups
Chelsea Newcastle United
  • Kepa Arrizabalaga
  • Marcos Alonso
  • Jorginho
  • Ross Barkley
  • Tammy Abraham
  • Willian
  • Kurt Zouma
  • Mason Mount
  • Callum Hudson-Odoi
  • César Azpilicueta
  • Fikayo Tomori
  • 1
  • 3
  • 5
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 15
  • 19
  • 20
  • 28
  • 29
  • 1
  • 2
  • 5
  • 6
  • 9
  • 10
  • 15
  • 22
  • 24
  • 36
  • 43
  • Martin Dubravka
  • Ciaran Clark
  • Fabian Schär
  • Jamaal Lascelles
  • Joelinton
  • Allan Saint-Maximin
  • Jetro Willems
  • DeAndre Yedlin
  • Miguel Almirón
  • Sean Longstaff
  • Matthew Longstaff
Substitutions
  • Willy Caballero
  • Mateo Kovacic
  • Olivier Giroud
  • Christian Pulisic
  • Michy Batshuayi
  • Reece James
  • Marc Guehi
  • 13
  • 17
  • 18
  • 22
  • 23
  • 24
  • 44
  • 3
  • 7
  • 8
  • 12
  • 17
  • 26
  • 30
  • Paul Dummett
  • Andy Carroll
  • Jonjo Shelvey
  • Dwight Gayle
  • Emil Krafth
  • Karl Darlow
  • Christian Atsu

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