Chelsea’s fine form continues after beating Newcastle to go top of the EPL table

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Chelsea’s fine form continues after beating Newcastle United 2-0 at Saint James Park to go top of the Premier League table on Saturday afternoon.

Federico Fernandez’s own goal set the Blues on their way, the Argentine defender poking the ball over his own line while under pressure from Ben Chilwell.

But the Nigerian descent made sure of the points with a smart finish following Werner’s pass after Newcastle United had threatened through Isaac Hayden and Joelinton with Sean Longstaff hit the bar for the home side towards the end.

Chelsea, who started the day fifth, are top the table on goal difference ahead of Leicester City, who are at Liverpool on Sunday

Aston Villa, who host Brighton could replace Chelsea at the summit with a big win, while Tottenham Hotspurs, who entertain Manchester City later in the night will move to the summit with a victory.

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