Chelsea 1-0 Newcastle United: Kai Havertz comes up clutch for Chelsea to beat in form Newcastle United as VAR comes under scrutiny once again

Chelsea 1-0 Newcastle United: Kai Havertz – Kai Havertz’s late strike handed Chelsea a valuable 1-0 win over Newcastle United in their…

Chelsea 1-0 Newcastle United: Kai Havertz comes up clutch for Chelsea to beat in form Newcastle United as VAR comes under scrutiny once again
Chelsea 1-0 Newcastle United: Kai Havertz comes up clutch for Chelsea to beat in form Newcastle United as VAR comes under scrutiny once again

Chelsea 1-0 Newcastle United: Kai Havertz – Kai Havertz’s late strike handed Chelsea a valuable 1-0 win over Newcastle United in their Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge. The German produced a sublime touch and finish from Jorginho’s cross to deliver the three points for the Blues on what was a frustrating afternoon for the home side. Newcastle will feel mightily aggrieved as Havertz could have seen red for an elbow on Dan Burn in the first half, while Jacob Murphy should have been awarded a penalty after he was brought down in the box by Trevoh Chalobah. The decisions went the way of the Blues and it turned out to be a vital factor in the outcome of the contest. Follow InsideSport.IN for the latest sports news and updates.

Chelsea 1-0 Newcastle United: Kai Havertz comes up clutch for Chelsea to beat in form Newcastle United as VAR comes under scrutiny once again

Chelsea 1-0 Newcastle United: Kai Havertz comes up clutch for Chelsea

A late moment of genius from Kai Havertz saw Chelsea beat Newcastle 1-0 at Stamford Bridge. A turbulent week at Stamford Bridge ended with the Blues hosting an in-form Newcastle side intent on keeping up their stunning run of recent results.

Chelsea 1-0 Newcastle United: Kai Havertz comes up clutch for Chelsea to beat in form Newcastle United as VAR comes under scrutiny once again
Chelsea 1-0 Newcastle United: Kai Havertz comes up clutch for Chelsea to beat in form Newcastle United as VAR comes under scrutiny once again

It was a tight opening to the game with neither side really creating anything of note in the first 20 minutes. The Blues would go closest on the half hour mark but Timo Werner’s angled effort was palmed behind for a corner.

Chelsea 1-0 Newcastle United: VAR comes under scrutiny once again

VAR was then called towards the end of the half as Havertz seemingly elbowed Dan Burn, but the German was only given a yellow card. After the break the Magpies thought they had a shout for a penalty with Trevor Chalobah dragging back Jacob Murphy’s shirt, however the referee waved play on.

Chelsea 1-0 Newcastle United: Kai Havertz comes up clutch for Chelsea to beat in form Newcastle United as VAR comes under scrutiny once again
Chelsea 1-0 Newcastle United: Kai Havertz comes up clutch for Chelsea to beat in form Newcastle United as VAR comes under scrutiny once again

But with just four minutes to go Havertz plucked the ball out of the air and finished brilliantly to put the west London side ahead.

Chelsea 1-0 Newcastle United: Kai Havertz comes up clutch for Chelsea to beat in form Newcastle United as VAR comes under scrutiny once again

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