NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE. Chelsea was after all too much to handle for Newcastle United with the goal of R. James (65′), R. James (77′) and Jorginho (79′ pen). Chelsea was vastly superior ball possession (69%) was among the key factors of its victory.
The match was held at the St. James’ Park Stadium in Newcastle upon Tyne on Saturday and this began at 2:00 pm local time. The referee was Paul Tierney who had the assistance of Constantine Hatzidakis and Neil Davies. The 4th official was Martin Atkinson. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 10.5 degrees Celsius or 50.88 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 78%.
Chelsea was in firm control of the ball 69% while Newcastle United was struggling with a 31% ball possession.
Chelsea was more aggressive with 93 dangerous attacks and 20 shots of which 8 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Chelsea won the match.
Newcastle United shot 8 times, 1 on target, 7 off target. On the other side, Chelsea shot 20 times, 8 on target, 12 off target.
Newcastle United received 3 yellow cards (I. Hayden, M. Ritchie and J. Lascelles). On the other side, Chelsea received 2 yellow cards (N. Kante and H. Ziyech).
After playing this encounter, Newcastle United will stay with 4 points like Burnley to stay in the 19th place. On the other side, Chelsea will have 22 points to stay in the 1st place.
In the upcoming Premier League match, Newcastle United will play away with Brighton & Hove Albion on the 6th of November with a 6-2 head to head statistic in favor of Brighton & Hove Albion (4 draws).
Chelsea will host Burnley on the 6th of November with a 10-1 head to head in favor of Chelsea (3 draws).
Newcastle United: Formation and Lineups
Newcastle United started with a 5-3-2 line-up (5-3-2).
The manager Graeme Jones chose to play with the following team: Karl Darlow , Javier Manquillo , Emil Krafth , Jamaal Lascelles , Ciaran Clark , Matt Ritchie , Sean Longstaff , Isaac Hayden , Ryan Fraser , Callum Wilson and Allan Saint-Maximin .
Newcastle United made 3 changes: R. Fraser for J. Willock (66′), I. Hayden for M. Almiron (67′) and S. Longstaff for J. Shelvey (81′).
Top player: Allan Saint-Maximin
Probably the most impressive player in Newcastle United was Allan Saint-Maximin.
His rating iswith 13 passes (69% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 12. He performed 1 cross.
Chelsea: Formation and Lineups
Chelsea started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
On the opposite side, Thomas Tuchel played with: Edouard Mendy , Andreas Christensen , Thiago Silva , Antonio Rüdiger , Reece James , N’Golo Kanté , Jorginho , Ben Chilwell , Hakim Ziyech , Callum Hudson-Odoi and Kai Havertz .
Chelsea made 3 changes: N. Kante for R. Loftus-Cheek (64′), H. Ziyech for R. Barkley (64′) and C. Hudson-Odoi for S. Niguez (88′).
Top player: Reece James
The player who no doubt impressed Chelsea the most was Reece James.
His rating iswith 2 goals, 59 passes (94% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 6. He performed 7 crosses.
Results of the day
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