Chelsea fans delight in Alonso’s current form

Marcos Alonso’s late deflected effort against Newcastle United on Sunday won the Blues a vital three points and marked the continuation of the Spaniard’s stellar form.

Following his late winner against Arsenal at Stamford Bridge last time out, Alonso reprised his attacking threat to match-winning effect once again against the Magpies. 

On top of his goals, the 6ft 2in left-back now has two assists to his name this season, making him an integral part of how Maurizio Sarri’s side attacks. 

However, if the 27-year-old is to remain central within the manager’s plans then he must improve the defensive side of his game. As things stand, his brilliance going forward is often undermined by his defensive deficiencies and propensity to get caught out of position. 

For now, though, Chelsea fans are busy celebrating Alonso’s latest heroics. Following the final whistle on Sunday, many of the Blues faithful took to Twitter to congratulate their high-flying full-back on yet another decisive showing…

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