Chelsea lose first game of the season

first_imgPapiss Cisse scored twice for the Magpies at St James’ Park, with Didier Drogba scoring the visitor’s consolation.But Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho was left to bemoan perceived time-wasting.Elsewhere, Arsenal had Callum Chambers sent off in a 3-2 defeat away to Stoke.  Charlie Austin scored his eighth of the season and was sent off as QPR beat Burnley 2-0 at Loftus Road to move out of the bottom three. Hull City replace them in the dropzone following their scoreless draw with West Brom – Graham Dorrans missed an early penalty for the Baggies there.There were no goals at White Hart Lane where Tottenham faced Crystal Palace. Liverpool failed to make it three wins from three with a scoreless draw with Sunderland at Anfield. Reds captain Steven Gerrard once again started the game on the bench.Manager Brendan Rodgers says the skipper’s introduction in the second-half couldn’t quite inspire his team to victory.In Scotland, Celtic are four points clear at the top of the Scottish Premiership. Anthony Stokes’ sixth minute strike gave them a 1-0 win at Motherwell. In local soccer news, Clonmel Celtic have won 4-2 at Tower FC in the 5th Round of the FAI Junior Cup, while their neighbours Clonmel Town defeated Longford Town 3-0 in the FAI U17 Cup.last_img

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