Chelsea beat Swansea 1-0
Chelsea overcame a resolute Swansea side 1-0 at the Bridge as the blues keep up with the pace at the top of the Premier League.
Chelsea dominated the game but waited until the 55th minute to take the lead when Antonio Rudiger headed his first Premier League goal, diverting N’Golo Kante’s cross into the net.
Alonso was close to giving the blues a first-half lead when he connected with a Chelsea corner, just heading wide.
Chelsea now face Newcastle at Stamford Bridge on Saturday morning, a 12:30 GMT kick-off.