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Subs: Hennessey, Sakho, Woods, Mitchell, Riedewald, McCarthy, Meyer, Townsend, Pierrick
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Palace: Guaita, Ward, Dann, Cahill, Van Aanholt, Milivojevic (c), Kouyate, McArthur, Zaha, Benteke, Ayew.
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Subs: Caballero, Rudiger, Alonso, Jorginho, Loftus-Cheek, Pedro, Hudson-Odoi, Batshuayi, Abraham.
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Teams are as follows: Chelsea: Kepa, Azpilicueta (c), Christensen, Zouma, James, Mount, Gilmour, Barkley, Willian, Giroud, Pulisic.
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Eagles long-term injury absentees Jeffrey Schlupp and James Tomkins are not expected to play again this season.
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Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson has no new injury issues.
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Mateo Kovacic and Fikayo Tomori will also miss out for Chelsea, owing to injury.
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Frank Lampard will have to decide whether to bring back Jorginho or utilize Billy Gilmour in the heart of his midfield.
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In what will be a blow to Chelsea, N'Golo Kante is set to miss this game after picking up an injury against Watford during the weekend.
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Palace who are entering the game following a 3-0 defeat against Leicester City will be looking to bounce back in style and restore some confidence to their side.
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Fourth place Chelsea, fresh from a 3-0 win over Watford will be looking to record back to back wins in order to strengthen their placing within the top four.
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Hello and welcome to today's Premier League action as Crystal Palace faces off against Chelsea at Selhurst Park.
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Palace passes the ball back early on as Guita kicks the ball away from his goal.
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Chelsea gets the game underway with their new away kit.
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This will be an emotional game for Palace defender Gary Cahill who is up against several of his former team-mates.
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Kepa manages to get to the ball to prevent a Palace corner.
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Van Aanholt wins the ball from Giroud in the Chelsea half but the away side quickly gains possession back.
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Zouma and Kepa play the ball back to each other as Chelsea look to create an attack.
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GOAL! CHELSEA! GIROUD! Palace 0-1 Chelsea
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The 34-year-old Cahill is receiving treatment.
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Palace will feel a bit unlucky as Cahill injured his hamstring whilst Willian was in possession. Some would feel Chelsea should have passed the ball out.
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Willian managed to tee in Giroud who made no mistake in finishing.
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Sub: Palace makes an early change as Sakho comes on to replace Cahill.
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Chelsea get the ball dangerously into the box again and Willian looks to find possession but Dann manages to clear away for Palace.
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An unmarked Zouma is found with the corner but directs his header wide.
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Willian to take Chelsea's first corner.
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Zaha wins Palace a corner after the ball goes off Azpilicueta.
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Chelsea launch a counter-attack following Van Aanholt's deep corner.
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Kouyate produces a good defensive header to clear the corner. It will be another corner.
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Willian plays the free-kick short to set up a shot for Barkley. It goes off the Palace wall for a Chelsea corner.
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Milivojevic brings down Barkley. Chelsea have a free-kick in a promising position.
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Willian's corner is too deep this time and Palace will get a goal-kick.
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Zaha wins a corner for Palace after Christensen plays the ball out.
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Kepa makes a simple save after the ball is lobbed to him.
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Goal kick to Chelsea.
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Mount is fowled by Benteke, Chelsea will take a short free-kick near the halfway line.
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The Chelsea corner is dealt with as Van Aanholt looks to break away for Palace.
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Mount wins a corner for Chelsea.
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Palace plays the ball back to Guiata who clears downfield.
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Zouma plays around with the ball before passing back to Kepa who clears downfield.
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McArthur tries an ambitious shot but it is off the body of Zouma.
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McArthur tries to find Milivojevic near the Chelsea goal but the Palace captain is flagged for offside.
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GOAL! CHELSEA! PULISIC!
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Ayew looks to pull one back for Palace but hits the ball straight to Kepa.
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Willian manages to find Pulisic and the American produces a brilliant shot to double the lead of the away side!
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Chelsea wins a corner.
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Willian's corner is over-hit and goes out for a Palace goal-kick.
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Pulisic picks out Willian who forces a brilliant save out of Guaita.
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Mount's delivery is decent but quickly dealt with by the Palace defence.
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Chelsea has a free-kick near the corner flag.
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GOAL! PALACE! OUT OF NOWHERE! ZAHA! Crystal Palace 1-2 Chelsea
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After winning the ball on an attack, Zaha won the ball and struck from outside the 18-yard area.
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Chelsea wins a corner after the ball goes off Kouyate.
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Milivojevic gets a yellow card following a challenge on Pulisic.
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Dann's headed effort from the corner is off-target.
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Azpilicueta clears away a Palace cross and the Eagles get a corner.
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Throw in for Palace in the centre of the field.
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The ball goes out of play for a Chelsea goal-kick. The Palace cross grazed the cross-bar and Kepa's body language was unconvincing.
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Mount's free-kick is cleared by Dann and the referee blows his whistle to end the first half.
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Chelsea has an indirect free-kick near the flank after Ward brings down Pulisic.
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Benteke heads following a free-kick from Milivojevic but Kepa is there to easily save.
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Palace are playing more confident football since Zaha scored.
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There will be four minutes of additional time.
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James tries to play in a ball for Chelsea but Guaita meets it with ease.
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A win for Chelsea tonight will take them into third place.
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Palace gets the second half going.
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Giroud brings down McArthur in the Palace area. Free-kick to Palace.
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Van Aanholt hits Willian in the face with the ball. That will hurt!
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Van Aanholt hits Willian in the face with the ball. That will hurt!
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Palace plays the ball downfield to Guaita who clears downfield.
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Barkley wins a free-kick in a promising position for Chelsea.
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Van Aanholt tries to find Benteke with a forward lob but Kepa gets there before he does.
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Palace looks to break in down the right flank but Chelsea clear out for a throw-in.
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Milivojevic is down and in some pain!
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Chelsea re-starts play with a drop ball.
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Chelsea dominated much of the first half but Palace has come back to life since Zaha's goal. The Eagles will push for an equalizer.
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Ayew's shot is blocked by Zouma from the Palace corner. Another corner for Palace.
64'
Chelsea makes a double change. Abraham comes on for Giroud and Loftus-Cheek comes on for Barkley.
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Benteke is guilty of pushing in the Chelsea area following the corner. Chelsea will have a free-kick.
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Benteke is fouled and wins a free-kick inside his own half.
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Crystal Palace gets a throw in near the Chelsea corner flank.
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The players go off for a drinks break!
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GOAL! CHELSEA! ABRAHAM PALACE 1-3 CHELSEA
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Zouma clears the ball when it was in the Chelsea area.
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Abraham produced a near finish shortly after coming on. Credit must also go to Loftus-Cheek who produced a lovely assist, shortly after coming on.
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Van Aanholt produced a brilliant short pass to create a tap-in for Benteke.
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GOAL! PALACE! BENTEKE! PALACE 2-3 CHELSEA
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James lob is headed out by Dann for a Chelsea corner.
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Ayew plays the ball out and Chelsea gets a goal-kick.
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Sakho clears away the Chelsea corner.
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Zouma looks to play the ball from the back for Chelsea.
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Andros Townsend also comes on for Ayew.
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Change for Palace as McCarthy comes on for McArthur.
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James attempts a forward lob but Guaita easily catches it.
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Van Aanholt brings down James in the Chelsea half.
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Pulisic looked to launch an individual run past defenders but was stopped in his tracks by Dann.
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Willian plays in Mount who forces a good fingertip save from Guaita.
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Pulisic's cross is collected by Guaita.
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Benteke clears following Willian's corner.
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Townsend tries to clip a diagonal ball to Benteke but Kepa collects it.
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Abraham makes a hash of a good chance and his effort goes out of play. Bad connection.
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Palace makes a late change as Meyer comes on for the captain Milivojevic.
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Game, set, and match! Chelsea have another win and move to third place!
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Townsend's ball is collected by Kepa.
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Zouma produces a brilliant tackle to get the ball away from Benteke.
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Pulisic carries the ball forward.
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NEARLY! PALACE HIT THE POST!
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Zaha goes past James but his attempted cross is then turned away.
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Kouyate goes down but no penalty is given. Chelsea plays the ball from the back.
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Palace has a corner.
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There will be five minutes of additional time.
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Kouyate received medical attention as we approach stoppage time.
Crystal Palace
Chelsea
2
Goal Scorers
3
34' Wilfried Zaha
72' Christian ...
27' Christian ...
6' Olivier Giroud
71' Tammy Abraham
1
Yellow Cards
0
35' Luka Miliv...
0
Red Cards
0
11
Squad
11
Joel Ward
Patrick van...
Luka Milivo...
Scott Dann
Cheikhou Ko...
Jordan Ayew
Wilfried Zaha
Christian B...
James McArthur
Gary Cahill
Vicente Guaita
2
3
4
6
8
9
11
17
18
24
31
1
4
8
10
15
18
19
22
24
28
47
Kepa Arriza...
Andreas Chr...
Ross Barkley
Willian
Kurt Zouma
Olivier Giroud
Mason Mount
Christian P...
Reece James
César Azpil...
Billy Gilmour
9
Reserves
9
Max Meyer
Andros Town...
Mamadou Sakho
Wayne Henne...
James McCarthy
Sam Woods
Tyrick Mitc...
Brandon Pie...
Jairo Riede...
7
10
12
13
22
35
39
40
44
2
3
5
9
11
12
13
20
23
Antonio Rüd...
Marcos Alonso
Jorginho
Tammy Abraham
Pedro
Ruben Loftu...
Willy Cabal...
Callum Huds...
Michy Batsh...