Chelsea vs Newcastle: Alonso scores as Blues beat Magpies by 1-0

Chelsea vs Newcastle: Alonso scores as Blues beat Magpies by 1-0

- Chelsea vs Newcastle ended 1-0 in favour of the London club as they recorded their fifth league win

- Marcos Alonso's second half strike was enough to seal all three points for Frank Lampard's side

- The Blues now move to third on the Premier League table above champions Manchester City

Chelsea vs Newcastle ended in a 1-0 win to Frank Lamprad's side as they move to third on the Premier League table.

The only goal of the match was scored by Marcos Alonso in the second half and as he secured all three points for the Blues at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea were dominant in the first half but the chances were few and far between as the London club could only create one real threat on goal in the half.

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Callum Hudson-Ndoi found Mason Mount in the box in the 19th minute as his shot brought out the best in Newcastle goalkeeper Martin Dubravka.

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But the long wait for a goal in the match finally came as Hudson-Ndoi turned provider at the near post for Alonso to drill his shot past the Magpies keeper to make it 1-0 in the 73rd minute.

And that was how it stood until the remaining parts of the game as Lampard's young side continued their impressive run in the league to record their fifth win of the season.

The Blues are now a point above Leicester City who defeated Burnley to move into second position on the log.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Tammy Abraham snubbed the Super Eagles to play for England but the Chelsea striker still has Nigerian blood flowing in his veins.

A recent video clip on Instagram showed the Chelsea star rocking to Davido and Chris Brown's hit track 'Blow my mind' with his girlfriend Leah Munroe.

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