A second half goal by Kai Havertz sealed a much needed victory for Chelsea against Crystal Palace in a Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.
Havertz met Hakim Ziyech’s cross shortly after the hour as the Blues ended a run of three successive defeats in all competitions with a 1-0 win.
The Germany striker should have doubled Chelsea’s advantage but could only flash a header wide from close range from Mason Mount’s cross.
Elsewhere, Newcastle United secured a 1-0 win over Fulham to continue their fantastic run this season.
Substitute Alexander Isak scored the only goal of the game in the 89th minute to cap his return from a long injury layoff.
Later on Sunday, leaders Arsenal will face Tottenham Hotspur in North London Derby.
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