Newcastle United v Chelsea, 21 November 2020

Score2-0 to Chelsea
RefereeCraig Pawson
CompetitionPremier League
VenueSt James' Park
Kick-off: 12.30pm Played behind closed doors due to COVID-19 restrictions. Premier League Head to Head Played: 51 Newcastle United won: 13 Drawn: 12 Chelsea won: 26 Newcastle United scored: 47 Chelsea scored: 77 Chelsea had lost on five of their seven preceding visits to St James' Park in the Premier League (won one).

0 Newcastle United

Manager: Steve Bruce

2 Chelsea

Manager: Frank Lampard

Goals:

Goals:

Federico Fernández own goal 10 OG
Tammy Abraham 65 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Karl Darlow
Defender Jamaal Lascelles
Defender Javi Manquillo
Defender/Midfielder Ciaran Clark
Defender/Midfielder Isaac Hayden
Defender/Midfielder Jamal Lewis
Midfielder Jacob Murphy
Midfielder/Forward Joelinton
Midfielder/Forward Sean Longstaff
Midfielder/Forward Allan Saint-Maximin

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Edouard Mendy
Defender Ben Chilwell
Defender Antonio Rüdiger
Defender Kurt Zouma
Defender/Midfielder Reece James
Midfielder N'Golo Kanté
Midfielder Mateo Kovačić
Midfielder Mason Mount
Midfielder/Forward Hakim Ziyech
Forward Tammy Abraham
Forward Timo Werner

Substitutions:

Fabian Schär for Jamaal Lascelles 46
Miguel Almirón for Javi Manquillo 65
Andy Carroll for Allan Saint-Maximin 74

Substitutions:

Callum Hudson-Odoi for Timo Werner 76
Emerson for Ben Chilwell 82
Olivier Giroud for Hakim Ziyech 87

Cards:

Isaac Hayden 39 Y
Jacob Murphy 45 Y

Cards:

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Mark Gillespie
Defender Emil Krafth
Defender Fabian Schär
Midfielder Jeff Hendrick
Midfielder Jonjo Shelvey
Midfielder/Forward Miguel Almirón
Forward Andy Carroll

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga
Defender Emerson
Defender/Midfielder César Azpilicueta
Midfielder Callum Hudson-Odoi
Midfielder Jorginho
Forward Olivier Giroud

Comments:

League position: 14th Newcastle United had now failed to keep a clean sheet in their last nine home games in the Premier League. The Magpies had now lost three of their last five games in the Premier League (won one). They had now taken 11 points from their opening nine games of this Premier League; three more points than at the same stage of the previous season.

Comments:

League position: 2nd Chelsea had now kept a clean sheet in four consecutive games in all competitions for the first time since February 2014. Goalkeeper Edouard Mendy had now kept a clean sheet in seven of his nine games for the Blues in all competitions. Timo Werner failed in his attempt to become the first player to score in five consecutive games for Chelsea in all competitions since Didier Drogba in November 2009.