Marcos Alonso’s first goal of the 2019/2020 period helped Chelsea to a 1-0 triumph over Newcastle.
Alonso struck a little ways from time as the Blues piled on a fifth straight triumph in all rivalries.
Consecutive spotless sheets at home in the Premier League will likewise have satisfied Frank Lampard as his young side keep on developing in certainty, and climb the table, after a moderate beginning to the battle.
Not that Newcastle offered quite a bit of a danger, in any event until the last couple of minutes with substitute Andy Carroll tossing himself around in assault.
Callum Hudson-Odoi, straight from his featuring job for England Under-21s in the 5-1 win over Austria, was noteworthy again for Chelsea.
The winger’s initial cross was going wide by Willian before he keenly teed up Mason Mount in the territory, the midfielder turning cleverly just to put his shot excessively near Martin Dubravka, who made a fine spare.
Minutes sooner Dubravka showed at least a bit of kindness in-the-mouth minute when his freedom was pursued by Tammy Abraham, just for the ball to turn away to wellbeing.
Ross Barkley, England’s two-goals saint in Bulgaria, had been given a Chelsea review by Lampard instead of the harmed N’Golo Kante, yet his evening was stopped by damage and he limped off before the break.
Chelsea were crawls from opening the scoring 10 minutes into the second half when Abraham’s header flicked off Ciaran Clark and pounded against the crossbar.
Abraham at that point gave Clark the slip at a corner just to head over before Christian Pulisic, on as a substitute for an uncommon chance to demonstrate he ought to begin more games, did the precise inverse.
Willian and Abraham drove a quick counter-assault yet when the ball discovered its way crosswise over objective to Pulisic six yards out the American jabbed it directly at Dubravka.
Pulisic did, in any case, play a part in the victor, pulling the ball back for Hudson-Odoi, who contacted it on for Alonso to bore home.
Abraham thought he had multiplied the lead late on after Pulisic squared the ball however DeAndre Yedlin slid in to deny the England striker.
Chelsea needed to withstand a late Newcastle airborne assault, initiated via Carroll, and they clutched register another well-earned win.