Newcastle had the better of the opening half-hour, but two goals from Michy Batshuayi put the home side in full control at the break.
The Blues dominated in the second period, with Marcos Alonso scoring his seventh goal of the campaign with a free kick from 25 yards.
Find out how all of the action unfolded in West London courtesy of Sports Mole's minute-by-minute updates below.
CHELSEA SUBSTITUTES: Eduardo, Ampadu, Moses, Fabregas, Barkley, Musonda, Hudson-Odoi
NEWCASTLE UNITED SUBSTITUTES: Woodman, Yedlin, Dummett, Diame, Atsu, Murphy, Joselu
CHELSEA XI: Caballero; Rudiger, Christensen, Cahill; Zappacosta, Drinkwater, Kante, Alonso; Pedro, Batshuayi, Hazard
NEWCASTLE UNITED XI: Darlow; Manquillo, Mbemba, Lascelles, Clark; Haidara, Shelvey, Saivet, Hayden, Ritchie; Gayle
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