Newcastle United lost 3-0 to Chelsea at St James's Park. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

'Struggled in the midfield again' – Newcastle United player ratings as winless start to Premier League campaign continues against Chelsea

Ten games. No wins. Newcastle United’s winless start to the Premier League continued against Chelsea.

For 65 minutes, the Magpies held out against the league leaders but fell apart when Reece James opened the scoring.

Indeed, James scored a brace as a penalty from Jorginho inflicted further relegation fears on Tyneside.

Our writer Jordan Cronin was at St James’s Park – and here’s how he rated each Newcastle player:

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