Chelsea recorded a 2-0 away victory against Newcastle United on Saturday afternoon – and some of the club’s supporters on Twitter were left raving about the performance of Reece James.

The Blues temporally moved to the top of the Premier League table by picking up three points, as they managed to continue with the good form they showed before the international break. 

Frank Lampard’s side were ahead within the opening 10 minutes, as Newcastle defender Federico Fernandez netted an own goal after failing to deal with a Mason Mount cross. 

Despite missing a number of great goalscoring opportunities, Chelsea finally managed to grab a second at St James’ Park when Tammy Abraham’s shot went in off the post in the 65th minute. 


Chelsea suffered defeat away to Newcastle last season, but they were learned their lessons from that and now look a much greater side. 

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A selection of Blues supporters on social media felt that their defender James deserved a special mention.

The 20-year-old looked a threat with his overlapping runs from right-back and deliveries to the box, but it was with his back to goal that he really impressed in the weekend fixture. 

He managed to comfortably deal with the threat of Allan Saint-Maxmin and was such a powerhouse with his defensive work.

Here are some Chelsea fans discussing James:

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