Newcastle 1-2 Chelsea: Yedlin own goal gives Sarri's blues win (Match Highlights)

Chelsea player Eden Hazard (c) ceebrates after scoring the first chelsea goal during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Chelsea FC at St. James Park on August 26, 2018 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. (Aug. 25, 2018 - Source: Stu Forster/Getty Images Europe)
Eden Hazard opened his scoring account in his first start for Chelsea in this Premier League season in their 1-2 away victory at Newcastle. Photo credit: Getty Images

Chelsea continue their impressive start to the Premier League season with victory away at tough Newcastle United.


Maurizio Sarri gave Eden Hazard his first start this season for Chelsea and he was impressive despite been targeted for fouls by Newcastle players, he later opened the scoring from the penalty spot in the 76th minute.

Substitute Joselu equalized with a fantastic header to send St James' Park into a frenzy.

Benitez had set up his team to be compact and solid defensively but they failed to clear their lines when Marcos Alonso's shot took a deflection off DeAndre Yedlin for the blues' winner.

Sarri's team dominated the match with a possession of 82% with total completed passes of 834 compared to Newcastle 128.






Chelsea are now levelled on points with Liverpool and Watford at the top of the table with the three sides yet to drop a point in the Premier League this season, while Newcastle have only one point.

Watch Newcastle 1-2 Chelsea full match highlights below:



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