LIVE: Chelsea v Newcastle – Timo Werner ends his 15-game Premier League drought to double the hosts’ lead after Olivier Giroud opened the gate for Thomas Tuchel’s resurgent side
- Olivier Giroud opened the scoring half an hour after he came on as a submarine
- Timo Werner doubled Chelsea’s lead just before the break
- Tammy Abraham hobbled away in the 20th minute after being hit
- Chelsea XI: Arrizabalaga, Azpilicueta, Christensen, Rüdiger, Hudson-Odoi (James), Jorginho, Kovacic, Alonso, Berg (Kante), Werner, Abraham (Giroud)
- Newcastle United XI: Darlow, Krafth, Lascelles, Clark, Lewis, Willock (Carroll), Hayden, Shelvey, Almiron, Gayle (Joelinton), Saint-Maximin (Fraser)
- Latest Premier League news, including fixtures and results
- Premier League table – as it is
Chelsea can secure a spot in the Champions League to round off the weekend’s game when Newcastle United visit Stamford Bridge.
With three points for the Blues, they would move up to fourth place, while the Toons are just one place below the bottom three, albeit seven points ahead.
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