Chelsea beat Newcastle and clinch the lead “temporarily”
Chelsea have temporarily snatched the top of the English Premier League after defeating Newcastle 2-0 during their match on Saturday in the ninth round of the league.
Chelsea advanced with a goal scored by Federico Fernandez of Newcastle, by mistake, against his team in the tenth minute, and Tami Abraham added Chelsea’s second goal in the 65th minute.
Chelsea raised its score to 18 points at the top of the standings, temporarily, pending the rest of the results of this round; in contrast, Newcastle’s balance stopped 11 points in the thirteenth place.
This is Chelsea’s fifth victory in the league this season, against a loss in a match and a draw in three, while this loss is the fourth against a win in three and a draw in two games.