Chelsea to fourth place after a convincing victory over Newcastle
Chelsea continued their winning streak and rose to fourth place in the standings by beating home to Newcastle United with two clean goals on Monday in the twenty-fourth round of the Premier League.
With his deserved victory, the “Blues” entered the top four with 42 points and a goal difference in front of West Ham, who earlier dislodged Liverpool from a fourth-place by beating Sheffield United 3-0.
At Stamford Bridge, Chelsea continued his strong performances with his new German coach, Thomas Tuchel, achieving his fifth successive victory, including one in the Cup, compared to a draw in the first match with the London club for successor Frank Lampard.
After a promising start and a dangerous opportunity for Mason Mount striker Dwight Gayle kept his head away from the goal line (7), Chelsea suffered a blow by injuring Tammy Abraham, which forced him to replace him with Frenchman Olivier Giroud (20).
The entry of the Frenchman was influential, as, after a singular effort by the German Timo Werner on the left side, the former Leipzig striker passed the ball towards Mount, but the latter did not reach it, but the French was in the right place to follow it into the net (31).
After a series of fruitless opportunities, Chelsea succeeded in enhancing their lead with the first goal for Werner since the 4-1 victory over Sheffield on 7 November, after he followed the ball at the right post after a corner kick by Mount and turned its course twice before landing in front of the German He finally breathed a sigh of relief and loosened his knot in front of the goal, scoring his first goal (39) after a 1004-minute fast.