Newcastle then wrapped up the points a minute from time when Vurnon Anita's low pass teed up Remy to flash a left-footed shot in off the post to leave Mourinho still waiting for his first Premier League win at St James' Park. But it was the Magpies who went close to the opening goal twice within seconds when Cech made a fine save from Sissoko's skidding 60th-minute effort after he had been played in by Debuchy and Remy volleyed straight at the keeper from Ameobi's knock-down. Jose Mourinho's side headed to the north east on the back of a nine-game unbeaten run in all competitions, but were undone by goals from Yoan Gouffran and Loic Remy. Punishment almost came in the form of a blistering Ballack drive that stung Harper's palms, but then it did when a neat exchange of passes between Ballack and Essien allowed Lampard to release Malouda for a precise finish that kept Chelsea's title hopes alive. The inability of Alan Pardew's men to retain possession for anything other than a few seconds left them constantly under pressure with Hazard and Oscar capitalising on their profligacy. Newcastle resumed on the front foot after half-time and attempted to attack Chelsea, although their wastefulness in possession continued to court disaster. Other matches. Radio Five Live commentaries.
Yoan Gouffran and Loic Remy scored second-half goals to give Newcastle a deserved victory over in-form Chelsea at St James' Park.
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However, the Magpies dominated after the break and went ahead when Gouffran headed home Yohan Cabaye's free-kick. Victory was sealed when Remy curled in. Premier League match Newcastle vs Chelsea (24 Sep ). Preview and stats followed by live commentary, video highlights and match report. Premier League match Newcastle vs Chelsea (2 Nov ).
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Newcastle United produced an impressive second-half performance to beat.
Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets CSS if you are able to do so. Blues boss Avram Grant will be buoyed by Wigan's recent run of results - they are unbeaten in five - and the current form of his own team, who have not lost in the league since 16 December.
The visitors came close to equalising 10 minutes from time when Willian's shot was pushed out by Tim Krul and fellow substitute Samuel Eto'o's follow-up was blocked by Mathieu Debuchy. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Newcastle resumed on the front foot after half-time and attempted to attack Chelsea, although their wastefulness in possession continued to court disaster.
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But it was the Magpies who went close to the opening goal twice within seconds when Cech made a fine save from Sissoko's skidding 60th-minute effort after he had been played in by Debuchy and Remy volleyed straight at the keeper from Ameobi's knock-down.
The win moved Chelsea level on points with Manchester United, though their goal difference is vastly inferior.
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E-mail this to a friend Printable version. From Malouda's resultant corner, Terry thumped a header against Harper's bar but the hosts' reprieve would only be temporary. Martins saw a fierce drive deflected narrowly wide and then Butt's miscued shot was met by Owen, whose connection was insufficient to divert the ball past Cech.