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90+5 minutes: Yellow card for Joe White, who brings down Mudryk. Chelsea I'll try to waste time near the corner flag.

90+2 minutes: It would be very Chelsea 2023-24 to offer this.

90 minutes: Six minutes for Newcastle to find the equalizer! Suddenly these changes seem a bit stupid. I bet Howe wishes he still had Bruno Guimarées on the field. I bet Pochettino wishes he still had Palmer on the pitch, to bring a sense of composure and calm to proceedings.

AIM! Chelsea 3-2 Newcastle (Murphy 90)

Wait a minute, this game isn't over!

What. A tube. Murphy rolls Cucurella to the right, advances to the right side of the box and unleashes an absolute piledriver into the top bins! It was postage stamp stuff, flying inside the station closest to Petrovic, but it wouldn't look like Chelsea the goalkeeper is at fault. Just an amazing shot, I would love to know what the speed gun said about it.

88 minutes: Mudryk, who has seemed so sharp and direct since his arrival, is embarking on another adventure. Skipping two challenges, he sprints at full speed to the signature but can only pass into the hands of Dubravka. But the Ukrainian is very dangerous when he is in the mood.

86 minutes: Palmer is MoM, but there are other sneaky good performances for Chelsea. Caicedo, Jackson and Enzo.

84 minutes: Chelsea, suggesting that they think the game is up, also make a change. Cole Palmer, surely the player of the match tonight, replaces Casadei. The young Italian makes his home debut.

82 minutes: Not for the first time tonight, nor for the first time this season, Jacob Murphy delivers an excellent low cross in front of the Chelsea goal. Nobody at the end. Eddie How is going to tear his hair out.

80 minutes: Newcastle, perhaps admitting their run is on tonight, make two more changes. Bruno Guimarées replaces Miley, while Willock replaces Joe White.

78 minutes: Once again, it was really impressive from Jackson, who led the line well tonight. He really scored the goal, although Mudryk finished it with a confidence that was often lacking.

AIM! Chelsea 3-1 Newcastle (Mudryk 76)

Chelsea hit Newcastle on the counter-attack, and this should be the game! Jackson spins Botman and goes up left. A neat pass inside finds Gallagher, but Mudryk takes the ball off his teammates' toes, nutmegging Schar to highlight. Dubravka moves out of the way, but Mudryk gets around the goalkeeper and slides the ball into the net. Krafth desperately tries to stay away at the line, but the Swede can't. Great lens.

Chelsea's Mykhailo Mudryk scores his third goal past Newcastle United's Martin Dubravka. Photograph: Matthew Childs/Action Images/Reuters
Mudryk celebrates with Cole Palmer. Photograph: John Walton/PA

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74 minutes: The game is definitely on the line here.

72 minutes: Caicedo is next Chelsea player to enter the book. Livramento, who now plays at left-back following Burn's departure (with Krafth at right-back), made a nice push down the wing. He took on Enzo's challenge, but Caicedo took him down. I thought the Ecuadorian had won the ball, but replays show it was a cynical challenge.

71 minutes: Yellow card for Petrovic! Waste of time!

70 minutes: Chelsea respond with their own substitution: Sterling replaces Mudryk.

68 minutes: Whether implemented or not, Newcastle are making two changes. Krafth for the limping Burn, Almiron for Anderson. It's not an identical change, the latter. Perhaps a change of form for Newcastle?

66 minutes: One area that Newcastle are strong in is set pieces. Burn, Schar, Botman, Longstaff, Isak are all a handful in the middle. From a deep free-kick, Burn heads wide, and it appears the big left-back is injured, falling awkwardly. He's on the ground and doesn't look particularly happy writhing on the ground.

63 minutes: I mentioned it before the game, but Newcastle's lack of options on the bench is worrying. Who from Lascelles, Ritchie, Targett, Krafth, Karius, Anderson, White, Miley could have an offensive impact? Maybe young Miley, to add some fresh legs to the midfield? Slim pickings.

61 minutes: This is the fifth league match this season in which Palmer has scored both a goal and an assist. No other player in the league can match this total. Tottenham's Son Heung-min is the closest with four games.

Palmer's his assist at Brentford meant he surpassed Arjen Robben's 16 goals (2004–05) in league matches for a Chelsea player aged 21 or under. Now Palmer is 18 years old.

59 minutes: As Chelsea were useless before Newcastle's equalizer, the visitors were to blame. Two or three times they gave up possession cheaply. Palmer had found pockets of space a few times before, the warning signs were there. He's a special player. Always has time on the ball. Looks like he'll definitely be part of Southgate's summer plans.

AIM! Chelsea 2-1 Newcastle (Palmer 57)

Chelsea were dominant in the last few minutes, with Palmer making Newcastle pay! He collects the ball in a tight space just outside the box and flies away. It crosses Botman's legs, hard and low, and slides inside Dubravka's near post. A glossy finish. Chelsea lead!

Cole Palmer shoots from distance. Photography: Marc Atkins/Getty Images

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55 minutes: Another email from Chris Paraskevas:

There is no doubt that Martin Tyler has been the soundtrack to so many of our footballing lives (at least in the US, where he frequently covered World Cups for SBS television, starting with Italia '90 I think) .

But the jokes in Peter Brackley's Book Of Pro Evo are truly the pinnacle of football commentary (ably encouraged by Trevor Brooking):

“In the first minutes of the second half!”

“Oh, I say!”

“That’s right: Peter.”

Oh yes. Nostalgia.

53 minutes: Chelsea break, and Sterling finds space. He drives at Botman, shooting wide when he might have been better off slipping a teammate.

51 minutes: Palmer versus Burn is a total mismatch. THE Chelsea The man ties up Newcastle's full-back. Eventually Longstaff arrives to help, but Palmer slips them both and delivers a brilliant cross in front of the Newcastle goal. A delivery just waiting to be exploited, where was Jackson? Gallagher was the closest, but it was the Englishman who ended up in the net, rather than the ball.

50 minutes: My football editor, Marcus Christenson, is very excited about the new Swedish attack: “Isak, Kulusevski, Goykares. Jon Dahl Tomasson has plenty of firepower to work with.

It's hard to disagree with this, but Sweden don't have the same quality in midfield or defense.

48 minutes: Newcastle take the corner before Bruno Guimarées launches a wonderful inswinger in front of the Chelsea goal. The corridor of uncertainty, I think they call it. The ball was almost Also well, too much pace for the defender or attacker to clear or head home.

47 minutes: Newcastle immediately went on the offensive. Isak restrains Disasi and feeds Almiron, who stings Petrovic's palms. Good save, and I did well to divert it rather than send it back into a dangerous area.

Peeeeeep! We leave again at Stamford Bridge.

Part-time reading, courtesy of Jonathan Wilson.


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Half-time: Chelsea 1-1 Newcastle

A frantic end to this half. Honors even.

45+4 minutes: Chelsea rush to the other end and almost regain the lead! Palmer uses composure and cunning to find Gusto on the signature. The right-back crosses deep to Gallagher, who nods to Sterling, who finds a yard and smashes a shot down Dubravka's throat! Great luck!

45+3 minutes: Willock rushes to goal, hits it but can't finish! He finishes easily on Petrovic and on the bar. Willock was actually flagged offside, but replays show he was active! It would have counted if Willock had put it at the end.

Jackson scores… but it's ruled out for offside!

45+1 minutes: Newcastle play an extremely high line and Chelsea to break. Jackson is sharp, gets around a retreating Schar and slides the ball under Dubravka. A final finish… but ruled out for offside. Replays show the Chelsea striker was just a meter away from Botman, who was the last man.


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45 minutes : I used to play with someone who was an expert in this Isak move. RB7, shift and bang. Or an R2 finish, for all Pro Evo heads.

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