On March 13, at Stamford Bridge Stadium in London, Chelsea hosted Newcastle United as part of the 29th round of the English Premier League season-2021/2022. The hosts won 1:0.
The only goal was scored at the end of the match. Midfielder Kai Havertz scored in the 89th minute, assisted by Jorginho.
The meeting was served by a team of arbitrators led by David Kut. He was assisted by assistants Ian Hassin and Nicholas Hopton. Michael Salisbury was the backup referee.
London Chelsea scored 59 points in 28 matches and takes 3rd place in the English Premier League season-2021/2022. Newcastle United (31) is in 14th place in the table. The leader of the competition and the country’s current champion is Manchester City (69).
Chelsea head coach Thomas Tuchel has commented on his future at the London club.
“There is no doubt that I will stay until the end of the season. Absolutely. This is a difficult situation, and we are also part of the Premier League, one of the best tournaments in the world. And I believe that if we finish the season, it will help everyone who participates in the tournament,” the Daily Mail quotes Tuchel.
Earlier it was reported that Manchester United is considering the candidacy of Thomas Tuchel for the post of head coach.
Earlier it became known that the UK government imposed sanctions on Russian businessman and Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich, and his assets, including the London football club, were frozen.
Abramovich himself has already officially announced the sale of the club, but due to sanctions, difficulties may arise with this.