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Chelsea Secures Last-Minute 3-1 Victory over Crystal Palace

by: EdwardB


In a thrilling encounter at Selhurst Park, Chelsea secures last-Minute 3-1 victory over Crystal Palace on February 12th. The match, characterized by intense moments and strategic plays, saw Conor Gallagher and Enzo Fernandez as the heroes for the visitors with their crucial goals in added time.

Match Summary

Chelsea showcased their strength as they staged a remarkable comeback after initially trailing against Crystal Palace. Conor Gallagher’s equalizing goal provided the much-needed momentum shift for Chelsea, leveling the scoreline at 1-1. Shortly after, Enzo Fernandez sealed the win for Chelsea with a decisive strike securing three crucial points that propelled them to the 10th position in the Premier League standings.

The defeat adds to the pressure on Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson, as his side continues to struggle defensively failing to keep a clean sheet in their last 13 league matches. Despite their efforts, Crystal Palace finds themselves in the 15th position, with only a five-point cushion above the relegation zone.

Analysis of Key Moments

Jefferson Lerma’s spectacular strike gave Crystal Palace an early lead in the first half, showcasing the host’s determination to challenge the visiting Chelsea side. However, Chelsea’s control in possession throughout the game coupled with their relentless attacking mindset in the second half proved to be decisive in securing the win.

Crystal Palace faced challenges with the absence of key attacking players Michael Olise and Eberechi Eze due to injuries further complicating their offensive strategies. Additionally, the absence of England defender Marc Guehi further weakened Crystal Palace’s defensive line making it difficult for them to contain Chelsea’s attacking prowess.

Post-match Details

Chelsea’s recent performance has been commendable, highlighted by their previous FA Cup victory against Aston Villa. Furthermore, Chelsea’s impressive winning streak against Crystal Palace adds to their confidence as they prepare for their upcoming match against Manchester City on February 17th.

On the other hand, Crystal Palace looks to bounce back from this defeat as they gear up for their next fixture against Everton on February 19th. With critical points at stake both teams are focused on maintaining their momentum in the Premier League.


Chelsea’s dramatic win against Crystal Palace underscores their strength and determination in the Premier League. While Crystal Palace faces challenges, they remain determined to improve their performance in the upcoming matches. As the season progresses both teams are poised to showcase their competitive spirit and strive for success in the Premier League.

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