Lascelles Back To His Best

Last updated : 17 February 2022 By Footy Mad - Editor

Man of the match - Jamaal Lascelles (Newcastle)

Newcastle's fit-again skipper produced 11 clearances in a resolute defensive performance.

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◾Newcastle manager Steve Bruce has picked up just his second Premier League victory against Chelsea on what was his 23rd managerial game in the competition against the Blues (D5 L16)

◾Chelsea have lost five of their last seven trips to St James' Park in the Premier League (W1 D1)

◾Isaac Hayden's goal was Newcastle's first 90th-minute winner in the Premier League since December 2015 (Ayoze Perez against Tottenham).

◾Chelsea have now lost as many games after 23 Premier League games this season (8) as they did in the entirety of 2018-19.

◾Since the start of 2019, only Liverpool (19), Man City (17) and Spurs (12) have more home Premier League wins than Newcastle (11).

◾At 93 minutes and 26 second's, Isaac Hayden's winner was Newcastle's latest Premier League goal since Yohan Cabaye netted against West Ham back in January 2014 (94 minutes and 9 seconds).

◾Isaac Hayden's goal for Newcastle was just his third in the Premier League on his 70th appearance in the competition and first since February 2019 against Wolves.