Register Login Scores

English Premier League

Newcastle Stun Chelsea With Late Winner

English Premier League

Result: Newcastle United 1-0 Chelsea

Date: 18 January 2020

Venue: St James' Park

Newcastle United struck in the dying stages of the second half to secure a 1-0 a win over Chelsea at St James' Park on Saturday evening.

Blues manager Frank Lampard made only one change as N'Golo Kante returned at the expense of Ross Barkley while Newcastle made a number of changes with the likes of Jonjo Shelvey and Jetro Willems recalled but the Longstaff brothers, Matthew and Sean were on the bench.

After a slow opening, the Magpies almost went ahead in the 21st minute after Joelinton connected well with Emil Krafth's cross but his header came off the woodwork.

Chelsea  were also denied by the crossbar on 30 minutes after Tammy Abraham flicked Kante's headed throught ball over United goalkeeper Martin Dubravka.

Dubravka himself denied the visitors the lead with ten minutes remaining of the first stanza, keeping out Kante's low drive at the near post after the French midfielder burst into the area with pace, while  Mason Mount nodded over the crossbar minutes later.

The Blues continued to create chances early in the second stanza but they were not clinical enough as Abraham was sent through at the near post but he fired his strike over the bar.

Lampard made his first change with 22 minutes remaining, as he brought on Barkley in place of Mount  while Steve Bruce made a tactical change moments later by bringing on Sean Longstaff for Krafth.

The game was opening up in the tail end but it was Bruce's troops who snatched the winner deep in stoppage time courtesy of Isaac Hayden's header on the far post from Allan Saint-Maximin's cross.


Top 5

Breaking: Chiefs Suspend Bobby!

86 Aug 04, 2020 04:09 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

11 South African-born Players Who Represented Other Countries

25 Jul 11, 2020 08:01 PM in African Football

10 Footballers Who Were Rich Before Football

12 Jul 24, 2020 07:16 PM in International

Bobby’s Suspension: ‘This Is A Family Issue’

69 Aug 04, 2020 07:18 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Rakhale's Best Looks Alongside His Car Collection

1 Aug 05, 2020 10:59 AM in Drip, Style & Swag

Solskjaer Confirms High-Profile Man Utd Departure

2 Aug 06, 2020 12:09 AM in Manchester United

Downs Pick Up Interest In Pirates Star?

34 Aug 08, 2020 11:02 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

Boost For Chiefs’ FIFA Ban Cause…

28 Aug 09, 2020 11:00 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Hunt Confirms Registering 42-Year-Old

9 Aug 07, 2020 07:30 AM in PSL

Kekana: We Won’t Cope Without The Fans

28 Aug 04, 2020 08:41 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

11 Footballers Who Went Broke

33 Jun 10, 2020 07:15 PM in World News

‘Pirates Played Good Football When He Was Here’

6 Aug 04, 2020 02:10 PM in Orlando Pirates

The 10 Richest Footballers In The World

11 May 20, 2020 08:32 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch