Hazard twice required treatment in the opening 20 minutes but was able to continue and flashed an effort wide of the right-hand post.
Newcastle eventually offered a response as Salomon Rondon headed wide, yet Pedro spurned two chances to put Chelsea ahead, with Hazard continuing to pull the strings for no reward.
Azpilicueta was able to test Dubravka shortly after the restart as he latched on to a lay-off from Pedro. Antonio Rudiger then blasted against the crossbar with a vicious long-range effort before Hazard made the most of Tierney’s contentious call.
Giroud was soon the man asking questions of the officials after Joselu’s header just beat the hand of Courtois, yet the World Cup winner played a part in the decider as Alonso latched on to his knock down and Yedlin made the crucial error.
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