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Vincible after all! All of the goals as Cisse double ends Chelsea's unbeaten start

Newcastle beat the league leaders 2-1 at St James’s Park.

Papiss Cisse celebrates his second. Source: Steve Drew

CHELSEA’S BID TO match the Arsenal Invincibles is over.

Newcastle United beat the Premier League leaders 2-1 thanks to a double from striker Papiss Cisse.

It was Chelsea’s first loss following a 14-game unbeaten start in the league and their first in all competitions since April, a run which equalled the club record of 23 games without defeat.

Cisse pounced on Gary Cahill’s error to open the scoring in the 59th minute.

Source: Mia San Mia/Vine

The Senegalese international doubled Newcastle’s lead with 10 minutes remaining.

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Didier Drogba then gave Chelsea a lifeline four minutes later, but after six added minutes, Newcastle hung on to win.

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Alan Pardew certainly looked pleased with things. Credit to him.

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