The crowd is egging on the Newcastle side, which has been on a dream run of sort. KICK OFF The game kicks off after a moment of silence for Remembrance day. Both Chelsea and Newcastle in their respective home kits. PLAYING 11 CHELSEA - Mendy; Azpilicueta, Koulibaly, Chalobah; Hall, Jorginho, Kovacic, Loftus Cheek; Mount, Gallagher, BrojaNEWCASTLE: Pope; Trippier, Botman, Schar, Trippier; Willock, Bruno, Longstaff; Joelington, Wood, Almiron ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW Where will the Newcastle United vs Chelsea match kick-off? The Newcastle United vs Chelsea Premier League match will kick-off at St.
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38’ Fluid football Newcastle cut through Chelsea, at least thrice in four minutes, with incisive passing and coordinated movement off the ball. It does everything right except troubling Mendy. 34’ Willock pulling strings Joe Willock has been irrepressible for Newcastle so far. He has been the biggest menace for Chelsea. Meanwhile, Chelsea tries to execute its own high press, but the homes side coolly bypass the Chelsea press. 28’ Newcastle attacks Wave after wave of Newcastle attacks come bouncing off Chelsea defence. Nothing has troubled Mendy under the bar though.
50’ Chelsea looking to break free Chelsea is striving to break free from the shackles set upon by the slick Newcastle football. Newcastle finds the right passes and gets two shots, one on and one off target. The pressure is mounting in St. James. Second Half begins Azpilicueta makes way for Pulisic and Gallagher slots in at right-back.
9’ Newcastle on the rise Thiago Silva comes in. But that has no impact on Newcastle’s intensity. The pressure is heavy and Chelsea is struggling to stay afloat. 6’ Two players down Ruben Loftus Cheek and Fabian Schar are both down and are being attended by physios. Thiago Silva is getting ready for an early change. 4’ Early Moments Chelsea wins the first freekick of the game, but the long ball into the box doesn’t trouble Pope.
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Meanwhile Broja gets Chelsea its first shot on the target. 24’ See-saw battle Both teams are scrapping it out in the midfield for control of the game and neither are coming out better, yet. 16’ Chelsea’s turn Chelsea tries to pass itself into the game. It succeeds in progressing the ball into the final third a few times. But the last ball has been lacking. On the other end, Willock has the best of Azpilicueta and he delivers the cross. Almiron gets a chance to volley it in, but it is too wide. 12’ Trippier to the fore Newcastle is channeling its attack through the right flank, with Kieran Trippier at the heart if it, mostly.
HALFTIME Dan Burn gets a chance to cut back from the byline and Chalobah dives in to block and it looks like it has hit his hand. But referee waves away the appeals. And it is half time. Newcastle clearly the dominant side, yet it doesn’t have anything to show for it. 42’ St. James Park rocking The Newcastle fans are loving the sizzling football at display. Chants of approval flows in as the Magpies looks to go in with a lead which it deserves.
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