The team led by Frank Lampard beat Newcastle 2-0. One of the goals was from Federico Fernández -in against-.
Chelsea acceded, at least for a few hours, to the top of the Premier League after defeating Newcastle 2-0 at home in the match that opened the ninth date of the English competition. One of the goals of the Blues He was converted, against, by the former defender of the Argentine team Federico Fernández.
Faced with an opponent who started the date in 13th place and who justified their position in the table with another modest performance, those led by Frank Lampard needed only 10 minutes to start a duel that they dominated from end to end and without too many complications.
Fernández contributed to this. The former Estudiantes de La Plata player, squeezed by Ben Chilwell, tried to clear a Mason Mount center and did nothing but beat the goal defended by his teammate Karl Darlow.
Already in the complement, the striker of the English team Tammy Abraham took advantage of an assist from the German Timo Werner and converted the final 2-0 for Chelsea, who will visit Rennes on Tuesday for the fourth date of the group stage of the Champions League.
With this victory, Lampard’s team reached 18 points and reached the line of the leader Leicester, who on Sunday will visit the champion Liverpool, who has 17 and can jump to the top. Tottenham can also reach the top, which on Saturday at 2:30 pm will host Josep Guardiola’s Manchester City.