Newcastle vs Chelsea – Premier League: Live score, lineups and updates

LIVE: Newcastle vs Chelsea… Federico Fernandez’s own goal gives Frank Lampard’s side an early lead at St James’ Park before Timo Werner misses a sitter as the visitors look to go top of the table

Chelsea make trip to St James’ Park to take on Newcastle as Premier League returns following international break.

The Magpies suffered a 2-0 defeat to Southampton in their last topflight outing but remain a comfortable eight points above the relegation zone.

Frank Lampard’s side are unbeaten in eight matches across all competitions and can take top spot in the Premier League table with a victory in the North East.

Follow Sportsmail’s Ieuan Ivett will provide live EPL coverage of Newcastle vs Chelsea including score, lineups and updates.