They also were level at 4 following Jamie Vardy's second of the night when Kane completed his brace.
With the game over as a contest, neither side were prepared to put too much effort into the closing stages and the game naturally petered out, with Newcastle ending the season on a high and Chelsea left needing to regroup ahead of next week's FA Cup final with Manchester United.
"On many occasions throughout the season, they have been described as a Championship side, which I personally consider to be derogatory".
Joselu took Gayle's place early in the second half.
Given the kind of players they have been linked with and rumored to have shortlisted, no-one of the rumored stars would leave without the promise of top European football. While still securing Europa League football, Antonio Conte has had a similar shocker after a league title win, something that didn't go unnoticed.
The Blues must win against Newcastle and hope Brighton pull off a shock victory at fourth-placed Liverpool in order to overtake the Reds.
"We didn't lose our place in Champions League today, but only in the last two game".
Perez got in on the act with a scuffed attempt which nearly found the far bottom corner but from Chelsea's perspective, Antonio Conte's men reached the break having failed to register a single shot. Kenedy will be the only player to miss out as he is ineligible to play against his parent club, Chelsea.
'Then we don't know, at the end of the season, if we have friendly games. Not only that, the club has seen new boys Alvaro Morata, Davide Zappacosta, Tiemoue Bakayoko, Antonio Rudiger and a few other new signings struggle to make an impact in the Premier League. And while fifth is better than 10, Chelsea are only a point closer to the champions than they were two years ago.
Although Conte's criticisms of Chelsea's recruitment policy were perceived as signs of frustrations with the Nigerian, the Chelsea manager has now heaped praise on him.
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