Chelsea rally to earn 2-2 draw against Newcastle in Premier League clash

By: | Published: September 27, 2015 11:07 AM

Defending champions Chelsea produced a spirited fightback to earn a 2-2 draw against Newcastle in their Premier League clash, thanks to strikes from Brazilian duo Ramires and Willian.

Defending champions Chelsea produced a spirited fightback to earn a 2-2 draw against Newcastle in their Premier League clash, thanks to strikes from Brazilian duo Ramires and Willian.

Ayoze Perez put Newcastle ahead in the 42nd minute before Georginio Wijnaldum doubled the lead to raise the hosts’ hopes of securing first league victory of the season, Sport24 reported.

However, Chelsea produced a resilient performance as they recovered from 2-0 deficit when Ramires fired a thunderbolt in the 79th minute before Willian levelled through a free-kick seven minutes later.

Chelsea are 15th in the league table with eight points while Newcastle are languishing down at 19th after seven games.

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