Chelsea hammer Newcastle
Chelsea faced a trip to Newcastle on Saturday afternoon as they looked to maintain their status as Premier League leaders.0 seconds of 1 minute, 3 seconds
And whilst Manchester City and Liverpool both dropped points on the day, Chelsea emerged from their tie with a resounding 3-0 win.
It took the Blues until the second 45 to break Newcastle down, but once they did, the goals began to flood in.
Reece James netted a brace of strikes for Chelsea, with Jorginho then converting their 3rd of the day from the spot after 81 minutes.
Ruthless from Reece. 😎 pic.twitter.com/q4raNQH9aO
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Reece James on what is ‘unbelievable’ at Chelsea
Said win ensured that Chelsea kept their spot atop of the Premier League and, after Liverpool drew with Brighton and Manchester City lost to Crystal Palace, Thomas Tuchel’s side moved three points clear of the Reds and five points clear of City.
Now, following their latest triumph, in which he scored twice, Reece James has spoken out.
When doing so, James stated that the team spirit in the Chelsea changing room at the moment is unbelievable:
“Coming away from home to St James’ Park, which is a tough place, and picking up three points when the two teams behind have dropped points is obviously a great result for us and puts us in a strong position.
“Everyone loves playing and everyone wants to win, the team spirit in the changing room at the moment is unbelievable.”
The defender scored a brilliant brace to send Chelsea three points clear. https://t.co/sFe1dZ7IdK
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