Chelsea rise to the top of the Premier League table after beating Newcastle United 2-0 at St James’ Park on Saturday, November 21.
The victory also saw Frank Lampard’s men keep another clean sheet with Eduoard Mendy between the sticks away from home. Federico Fernandez’s own goal powered the visitors ahead just after ten minutes of action before Tammy Abraham sealed the victory with a superb goal in the 65th minute.
Fernandez ran into a cross from Mason Mount and deflected the ball into his own net in the early minutes of the opening half. While Abraham’s goal was a well-worked out plan between himself and Timo Werner as they outran four Newcastle defenders before eventually putting the ball in the back of the net.
Lampard’s men were flamboyant enough upfront with the Hakim Ziyech adding flavour to the Blues attack from the right flank.
Mason Mount also gave a good account of himself in the game as they improve their title chances this campaign. Meanwhile, the hosts were without their leading scorer Callum Wilson who was left out of the game due to injury.