- Chelsea on Sunday, August 26, defeated Newcastle United 2-1 in an EPL tough game
- The Blues have now won their first three games of the season under Maurizio Sarri
Chelsea on Sunday, August 26, continued with their impressive performance this season in the Premier League beating Newcastle United 2-1 at the St James' Park.
The match was a tough encounter for Maurizio Sarri's men who had to wait towards the end of the match before DeAndre scored an own goal that gave Chelsea the win.
Chelsea have now won their first three games this season in the Premier League under new manager Maurizio Sarri, and the Blues are now second on the Premier League standings with 9 points.
Belgium international Eden Hazard scored the first goal for Chelsea via a penalty in the 76th minute, but the hosts came back into the game in the 83rd minute through Joselu who netted via a superb header.
DeAndre Yedlin scored the own goal that condemned Newcastle United to a defeat in the 86th minute for Maurizio Sarri's men to leave the St James' Park with maximum three points.
Spain international Marcos Alonso was again fantastic for Chelsea in this game as he forced Yedlin to score an own goal at the death.
Earlier, NAIJ.com had reported how Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi reportedly told the club's chiefs to bring Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso to the Nou Camp for him to give Jordi Alba a competition in Spain.
Marcos Alonso has been impressive for the Blues this season in the Premier League playing in the Blues' last three games. He also scored the winning goal against rivals Arsenal.
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