Match Report: Chelsea 2-1 Newcastle (Watch All Goals)
Chelsea moved one point behind third-placed Tottenham with a victory over a Newcastle side who are now in the relegation zone.
Following Arsenal’s 1-0 defeat to West Ham earlier in the day, Maurizio Sarri’s side had the opportunity to open a six-point gap over the Gunners in fifth and they made the perfect start through Pedro’s early strike (9).
However, they were pegged back on 40 minutes as Newcastle took advantage of a good spell to make it 1-1 with Ciaran Clark heading home from a corner.
Willian won it for Chelsea in the second half with a fine curling finish after being played in by Eden Hazard.
The win sees Chelsea move to within a point of third-placed Tottenham while defeat leaves Newcastle in the relegation zone.
Watch all goals below.