Chelsea were handed a third successive premier league defeat by Newcastle courtesy of Joe Willock’s second half goal.
Graham Potter’s side have also gone five EPL games without a win for the first time since 2012.
Meanwhile, the victory keeps Eddie Howe side third on the log at Christmas for the first time since 2001.
Chelsea have dropped to eight on the log and will hoping to come back a rejuvenated side after the World Cup.
Meanwhile, Liverpool have moved to sixth on the log, one point ahead of Chelsea, thanks to a comfortable 3-1 win over Southampton at Anfield.