Had very little to do but expertly dealt with Sissoko when the Frenchman raced through on goal in the first half.
Continues to look as though he has played at left back for all his career, keeping Ben Arfa on the periphery and giving Hazard a solid defensive platform from which to shine.
Shackled De Jong with relative ease and carried a threat in the opposition penalty area from set pieces, though he never seriously tested Krul.
Mourinho fights a constant battle to keep him from wandering absentmindedly forward but he made no bad defensive lapses and looked solid alongside Cahill. De Jong gave him little with which to deal, though.
Seems more confident going forward since his winner at the Etihad Stadium and picked Hazard out really well for the opening goal.
Not the Brazilian's most influential game. He worked as hard as ever and linked the play well from back to front but was not a threat in the final third.
Chelsea's likeliest goal threat early on with his shots from distance. Contented himself with keeping the midfield ticking over thereafter and generously allowed Hazard to take a second-half penalty and complete his hat trick.
Dubbed "the best young player in the world" by Mourinho after his Manchester City masterclass, he lived up to the billing again - and this time with added goals. His class was allied to a ruthless sense of purpose as he tore into the Newcastle defense and even his penalty was stylishly dispatched. A pleasure to watch.
A muscular yet cultured presence at the base of midfield again. He broke up play, passed sensibly and picked the right times to drive forward. Superb individually and carries the added benefit of making his teammates better, too.
Pressed with his usual ferocity and forced mistakes from the Newcastle defenders. Most of his best attacking work took the form of supplying Hazard.
Still not the deadly No.9 that this team really need but was always lively and linked up well with his midfield creators - most notably when his sublime flick set up Hazard for his second.
Could do nothing about any of Hazard's goals but almost monumentally embarrassed himself when he misjudged the bounce of the ball and fell comically onto his backside, only to breathe a sigh of relief as it trickled out of play. Made a good stop to deny Salah late on.
A strange choice in the center of midfield and he never seemed equipped to stop Chelsea from dominating the ball.
Did his best to marshal an underwhelming defense but could not deal with the clinical brilliance of Hazard.
Can be thankful that Hazard did not venture onto his flank and Willian tended to drift inside. An overlapping Ivanovic gave him problems, though.
Kept Eto'o off the score sheet with some decent last-ditch defending but had no answers to Chelsea's midfield runners.
Picked up an injury in the first half and probably considers it a blessing as he only endured 40 minutes of torment from the irrepressible Hazard before being replaced.
Neat and tidy on the ball whenever he got it but Chelsea largely had the run of midfield.
H. Ben Arfa
Completely ineffectual against Azpilicueta and did not help his fullback to try to deal with Hazard. Replaced by Gosling on 64 minutes.
Missed a glorious chance to level the scores about a minute before Hazard scored his superb second. Otherwise uninspiring as a surprise captain.
L. de Jong
Showed flashes of good technique up front but this was never the sort of game which would have allowed him to shine.
Enthusiastic as ever and occasionally troubled the Chelsea defense with his jinking runs but never worried Cech.