Chelsea beat Newcastle to progress in FA Cup (Photo credit: Getty Images)

Michy Batshuayi scored twice as Premier League champions Chelsea reached the fifth round of the FA Cup after beating Newcastle United.

Batshuayi opened the scoring in the 31st minute when he rounded off a superb move before making it 2-0 after another brilliant Chelsea attack close to half-time.

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Marcos Alonso’s second-half free-kick sealed the win for the home side.

The Blues, who were finalists in 2017, had made a slow start until Batshuayi’s opener.