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Newcastle wind up Havertz & Cucurella! Angry post-match scenes as Chelsea players lose temper

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Newcastle players infuriated Chelsea duo Kai Havertz and Marc Cucurella after Newcastle won 1-0 on Saturday.

  • Jamaal Lascelles obstructed late throw-in
  • Newcastle players got in the faces of Blues
  • Havertz and Cucurella furious

WHAT HAPPENED? Jamaal Lascelles was shown a yellow card when he got in Cucurella’s way as the left-back tried to throw the ball in during stoppage time. Tempers flared after the final whistle of Newcastle’s impressive victory, with Dan Burn, Kai Havertz and Marc Cucurella all getting involved in a post-match altercation.

THE BIGGER PICTURE: The 1-0 victory sees Newcastle reclaim the third spot in the Premier League table. Chelsea’s third straight defeat in the division, meanwhile, will have Graham Potter searching for answers entering the World Cup break.

WHAT NEXT FOR CHELSEA AND NEWCASTLE: The home side will be the much happier of the two going into the break. Newcastle are well ahead of schedule in the eyes of their new owners, while Chelsea will be hoping the break will give them some much needed thinking time.

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