Updated: November 21, 2020 9:51:41 pm
Chelsea turned the seventh membership to top the Premier League standings this season after a 2-Zero victory at Newcastle United on Saturday courtesy of an personal objective by Federico Fernandez and Tammy Abraham’s second-half effort.
Frank Lampard’s facet dominated earlier than the break and took the lead within the 10th minute when Fernandez, below strain from Ben Chilwell, turned in Mason Mount’s cross.
Isaac Hayden squandered an awesome likelihood to equalise on the hour however a couple of minutes later Werner burst by means of on objective earlier than passing to Abraham to double Chelsea’s lead.
Sean Longstaff got here shut for Newcastle when his rising drive clipped the crossbar however Chelsea may have scored extra with Werner having a objective dominated out for offside.
Chelsea’s third successive league win lifted them degree on 18 factors with Leicester City however are top due to a greater objective distinction. Leicester face Liverpool on Sunday.
Newcastle’s third dwelling defeat of the season left them on 11 factors from 9 video games.