Antonio Conte: I 'wasn't able to convey that determination' to Chelsea players

Newcastle United fans at St James' Park

Chelsea failed to register a single shot at goal in the first half and Dwight Gayle gave Newcastle a deserved lead in the 23rd minute, putting Rafael Benitez on the path to a first Premier League win against one of his former clubs, as well as a 10th-place finish.

Here are four talking points as the curtain came down on the campaign in stunning fashion. It proved to be a rare threat, and they were soon further in arrears as Perez, lurking in the six-yard box, touched home Shelvey's shot for the second. Well done AGAIN to all the fans for sticking with the team when at times it was tough. Gayle was there to nod the ball home.

Possession was Chelsea 58% Newcastle 48%.

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At right wing-back, Victor Moses should return in place of Davide Zappacosta from midweek whilst Marcos Alonso should retain his spot on the opposite side after his rather fortuitous goal in the 1-1 draw versus Huddersfield. "But I'm the first person to answer for this".

That the criticisms from the hardcore Chelsea faithful have been more cutting than the inevitable banter from rival fans says a lot about the disconnect at a club that could still end up with silverware this season.

In the aftermath of beating Chelsea on the final day of the season, the club have released a statement from the owner.

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Rafa Benitez's men ended the campaign on a stunning high. The atmosphere was not quite as emotionally charged as it was two years ago, when Newcastle ran out 5-1 winners against Tottenham on the final day after relegation to the Championship.

"I have a contract and the club know very well the situation". But his happiness is not the issue, his belief that he can achieve all he wants to achieve, with as much control as he needs, is what is in question. Benitez's Newcastle, whose top-half finish makes them outstanding overachievers, imposed an authority from the outset which Chelsea never wrestled back.

They have the opportunity to end the season on a positive note in next Saturday's FA Cup final against Manchester United (kick-off 17:15 BST). Through all the changes he has made, it must be tough for Conte to work out who will start the game.

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The blasts came four days after inmates killed five police officers during a revolt at a police detention center near Jakarta . Indonesia is home to significant numbers of Christians, Hindus and Buddhists but there are concerns over rising intolerance.

However, a takeover bid by Amanda Staveley's PCP Capital Partners broke down in January and although Newcastle are still for sale, it is understood the price-tag has increased with another season of the Premier League's riches secured.

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