Reece James scored a brace as Chelsea dumped Newcastle United 0-3 at Saint James Park in a match that saw Jorginho scoring from the penalty spot to seal the victory.
An amazing encounter between both teams who had so much work to do attacking and defending all through the match which so much was seen coming from the two clubs going forward.
The match could have gone another way despite all that was witnessed under the 90 minutes played at Saint James Park which saw the Blues doing so much before finally getting what they deserved.
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Newcastle United Vs Chelsea kicked off well with both teams going at each other in the early stages which few amounts of opportunities were created with nothing coming out of them.
It wasn’t looking that impressive for the Premier League leaders in the early minutes of the game which saw them unable to get a shot on target against the 19th placed team on the table this season.
Chelsea thought they took the lead in the 29th minute of the game which saw Hakim Ziyech score but unfortunately the goal was ruled out for offside despite VAR rechecking for the possible goal to be awarded.
Nothing could happen as Newcastle United held on playing against their opponent who had little or nothing to do in terms of shot on target as all their opportunities were either off-target or far away from goal.
The first half came to an end with both teams settling for a 0-0 goalless scoreline while heading into the break after an evenly balanced 45 minutes which failed to bring out anything good from both ends.
A fresh start in the second half saw Chelsea bursting with so much fire in them as they push forward making sure they scored the opening goal which proved very difficult to happen despite everything done.
Newcastle United continued their usual by holding onto the game as the pressure was too much, but they still managed to make sure they didn’t concede as the encounter hit the 60th-minute mark.
Reece James finally set the ball rolling as he scored a rocket strike from long range to make the scoreline 0-1 in the 64th minute of the second half after so much pressure which paid off with them taking the lead.
Another strike in the 77th minute made sure Reece James extended the lead and scored his first-ever brace playing in the senior team as the goal saw the scoreline turned 0-2 in favor of the visitors who remained dominant going forward.
A penalty goal in the 81st minutes from Jorginho sealed things off for Chelsea who pressured their opponent and was awarded a penalty which the Italian stepped up and converted neatly to make things 0-3 as it progressed.
Nothing else was seen as the match concluded with Newcastle United losing to the English Premier League leaders who made sure they got the job done with a 0-3 victory to remain top of the table for the weekend.