Chelsea 2-0 Newcastle Highlights
Fernando Torres produced a masterclass in forward play to help Chelsea to a deserved victory over Newcastle.
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Venue: Stamford Bridge
Date: Saturday, 25 August
Kick off: 17:30
1-0 Hazard (Penalty) 22′
2-0 Torres 45’+3
Newcastle’s 2-0 win at Stamford Bridge on 2 May was their first league victory away to Chelsea since 1986.
The Magpies are now unbeaten in their last four league and cup matches at Chelsea (W2, D2). That includes a 4-3 win in the third round of the League Cup in 2010.
The Blues’ defeat to Newcastle last term is their only home loss in 2012.
Chelsea have not kept a clean sheet on home turf since beating Barcelona 1-0 in April.
Fernando Torres has scored five goals in his last eight games for club and country (including the Community Shield).
John Terry needs one goal to reach 50 in all competitions for the Blues.
Last season’s win at Stamford Bridge is the Magpies’ only win in their last eight league games in London (W1, D2, L5), a run which included heavy defeats at Tottenham (5-0) and Fulham (5-2).
Demba Ba’s goal against Tottenham was his first in 15 league and cup games for Newcastle.
They made 112 substitutions last term – more than any other Premier League side. There were only two games in which they did not use all their replacements, both of which Newcastle won.