Premier League 2019 20: Newcastle handed Chelsea a last-minute 1-0 defeat with Hayden’s phenomenal header

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Premier League 2019 20 Newcastle vs Chelsea highlights – It was a last-minute win for Newcastle at St. James’ Park on Saturday, 18th January owing to Isaac Hayden’s phenomenal stoppage-time goal against Chelsea.

Coming after a firm 3-0 victory over Burnley last week, Chelsea failed to carry their winning momentum into last night’s game. The match statistics suggested that Chelsea was the better team last night but later that night, they were made to pay heavily after failing to clear a corner four minutes into the stoppage time.

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Newcastle defender, Jetro Willems was put off the field after an injury in the 12th minute. Newcastle striker, Joelinton was just inches away from opening the scoring for his team with his header hitting the crossbar at the 21st minute.

Premier League 2019 20 Newcastle vs Chelsea highlights

The only real threat posed by Chelsea in the opening half of the game came from Reece James. The 20-year-old played as a right-back for Chelsea, creating significant chances for his team with his wonderful crosses into the Newcastle’s penalty area. He was later substituted by Emerson in the 75th minute owing to an injury.

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Premier League 2019 20 Newcastle vs Chelsea highlights  – Chelsea kept the home team on their toes throughout the second half. N’Golo Kanté’s 58th-minute attempt to open the scoring for the visitors was saved at the center of the goal. Striker Tammy Abraham came close to scoring at the hour-mark, only to miss out on the chance by striking the ball well wide of the post. Abraham missed another opportunity to put his team in the front, with his right-footed shot being blocked despite a wonderful headed pass from César Azpilicueta. He was immediately substituted by Michy Batshuayi in the 80th minute.

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Premier League 2019 20 Newcastle vs Chelsea highlights – With the game moving towards a goalless draw, Isaac Hayden was able to snatch victory at the brink of full-time, scoring a phenomenal header into the bottom right corner from the center of the box. He was assisted by Allan Saint-Maximin with a cross after the referee granted Newcastle a corner kick.

It was the first win for Newcastle in the year 2020 helping them climb to the 12th place in the points table while Chelsea stays in the 4th place.

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