Chelsea 3-1 Newcastle United: Blues stars rated and slated
Could do little about Newcastle’s opening goal, though he maybe should have held on to the ball in the build-up rather than letting it run free in the area. Was rarely troubled in the later stages, but played the ball out of defence well.
Saturday, December 2, 2017
The Premier League weekend got underway on Saturday afternoon, with Chelsea beating Newcastle at Stamford Bridge.
The Blues made light work of their Tyneside opponents, and the 3-1 scoreline did not do justice to just how impressive Antonio Conte’s side were.
Still, they started slowly, and it was Newcastle who opened the scoring through Dwight Gayle.
But Eden Hazard and Alvaro Morata struck for the hosts to put them ahead before the break, and Hazard added Chelsea’s third from the penalty spot after the restart.
So, how did Conte’s men perform in west London? Click the right arrow, above, to see talkSPORT’s Chelsea player ratings…