Chelsea 0-2 Newcastle Highlights
A superb double from Papiss Cisse secured Newcastle’s first win at Stamford Bridge in 26 years to reinvigorate their surge for a Champions League place.
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Venue: Stamford Bridge
Date: Wednesday, 2 May, 2012
Kick off: 19:45 BST
0-1 Cisse P. D. 19′
0-2 Cisse P. D. 90+3′
Chelsea are unbeaten in their last nine Premier League matches against Newcastle since a 1-0 away defeat in May 2006 when Titus Bramble scored the goal against a Chelsea side that had already won the title.
Newcastle have not won on their last 18 league visits to Stamford Bridge since a 3-1 victory in November 1986. However, the Magpies did win an extraordinary Carling Cup tie 4-3 at Chelsea in September 2010.
Chelsea are unbeaten in their last six Premier League matches (W3, D3). They last went seven without losing during a 10-match unbeaten streak from February to April 2011.
The Blues have not conceded a goal in the first half of their last 10 league matches, stretching back to the 2-0 defeat at Everton on February 11.
They are unbeaten in all seven home league matches in 2012 – their last home defeat was at the hands of Aston Villa on New Year’s Eve.
Ashley Cole is set to make his 250th start for Chelsea.
Newcastle have won six of their last seven Premier League matches – but lost against Wigan last weekend.
The Magpies have not won in their last seven league visits to London. They have lost on their last three, including visits to Fulham and Tottenham, where they conceded five goals each time. Their last victory in the capital was 1-0 at Arsenal in November 2010.
Newcastle have kept 14 clean sheets in the Premier League this season – only Manchester United and Manchester City have had more.
Their last 14 league goals have been scored by three different players – Papiss Cisse (nine), Hatem Ben Arfa (three) and Yohan Cabaye (two).