Tammy Abraham swarm as Chelsea coast to win over Newcastle
Tammy Abraham scored in his third club entertainment in a uproar as Chelsea strike Newcastle 2-0 on Saturday (Sunday NZ time) to stay between the English Premier League leaders.
Chelsea took the escort in the 10th minute when Federico Fernandez knocked the sphere into his retain net, and the goal was given despite Fernandezs protests that he had been pushed as Mason Mounts low cross came in.
Timo Werner had a fruitless day in face of goal, lost once after getting slow the security and seeing another effort ruled out for offside. The German had supplementary success as a provider, though, dribbling from his retain half ex two Newcastle defenders before setting up Abraham for a innocent first-time finish for the second goal in the 65th. That won Werner acclaim from employer Frank Lampard.
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“He had a duo of chances and some times it doesn’t go in for you, but I concept he was a authentic threat for us throughout," Lampard said.
“You scarcity players of that side [to win] ... and the footslog he voyage with the globe is item special. He was so unselfish and you rely on those players who are peak class.”
Abraham further scored against Rennes and Sheffield United before the international break. He has four goals in 12 games this season and is combining well with Werner, who had been widely expected to compete condemn Abraham for a nook in the lineup after joining Chelsea from Leipzig in the summer.
Even going a goal down initially did infrequently to shamble up Newcastles defence-first approach, and the hosts didnt inventory a shot on target until the 82nd minute, when Edouard Mendy pushed away a deflected shot. Isaac Hayden earlier missed the Chelsea goal after a defensive mix-up, and a hypothetical long-range shot from Sean Longstaff bounced off the crossbar and out of play.
Newcastle administrator Steve Bruce verbal he was frustrated with his teams trait of conceding early goals. Southampton took the escort after seven minutes in Newcastles previous game.
“I’m frustrated because we can’t attain a result," Bruce said. "I perform no excuses, but we’ve played three of the finest six in the last few weeks. It’s been hard but there was a stockpile to like about that second-half performance.”
A fearsome shot from Solly March lifted Brighton to a 2-1 win at Aston Villa in the English Premier League on Saturday, the visitors blessing victory in the relay for two months.
Brighton took an early bob through Danny Welbecks boon goal for the bastinado on a counter-attack in the 12th minute, but Ezri Konsa leveled for Villa a minute into the end half.
As Villa sat deep, March blasted a rising shot into the top-right crevice from the brim of the container in the 56th.
Brighton nearly collapsed in ban occasion as Tariq Lamptey was sent off, and tape review led to a penalty for Villa being overturned.
In an otherwise strong performance, wing-back Lamptey faces a suspension after he picked up a final yellow card in added circumstance for a gauche challenge on Villa brazen Jack Grealish. From the resulting unshackle kick, March collided with Mahmoud “Trezeguet” Hassan and a smear kick was given, then reversed when a review showed March played the ball.
Brighton was on a six-game winless run in the league since beating Newcastle 3-0 on September 20. Villa could retain flawless the day back on blessing of the table with a vast win but had to move its third loss in four band games next a strong start.
There was fresh to bother Villa manager Dean Smith as midfielder Ross Barkley, on loan from Chelsea, went off injured after suffering an feel able leg muscle dispute barely a minute into the game.