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    Starting XI

    • 1 Julian Speroni Goalkeeper
    • 2 Joel Ward Defender
    • 3 Patrick van Aanholt Defender
    • 6 Scott Dann Defender
    • 12 Mamadou Sakho Defender
    • 7 Yohan Cabaye Midfielder
    • 15 Jeffrey Schlupp Midfielder
    • 18 James McArthur Midfielder
    • 4 Luka Milivojevic Midfielder
    • 11 Wilfried Zaha Striker
    • 10 Andros Townsend Striker
    • Substitutes

      • 25 Sullay Kaikai Substitute
      • 30 Dion Henry Substitute
      • 44 Jairo Riedewald Substitute
      • 26 Bakary Sako Substitute
      • 24 Timothy Fosu-Mensah Substitute
      • 42 Jason Puncheon Substitute
      • 5 James Tomkins Substitute

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

Crystal Palace
Full Time
14 Oct 2017 15:00 Selhurst Park English Barclays Premier League
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11’ César Azpilicueta (og)

45’ Wilfried Zaha

18’ Tiemoué Bakayoko

95’ FULL TIME: The referee brings an end to the match which sees Crystal Palace claim their first points of the season! Goals from Zaha and an Azpilicueta own goal seals the deal for Palace. The final score at Selhurst Park: Crystal Palace 2-1 Chelsea.
91’ What is Sakho doing!? With the ball inside the Palace 6-yard box, Sakho attempts to back-heel the ball clear which gets blocked by Fabregas and fizzed across the face of goal! Palace get away with one there...
90’ Chance for Palace! Townsend twists and turns down the right, beating Azpilicueta and getting his shot away but it goes just past the far post!
90’ There will be a minimum of 5 minutes added time.
88’ Yellow card: Bakayoko is booked for bringing down Townsend on the break.
87’ should have seal it for Palace! Courtois spills Townsend's long-range shot and Van Aanholt fires wide from close range!
85’ Double change for Palace: Fosu-Mensah and Riedewald come on for Cabaye and McArthur in a tactical move.
83’ Yellow card: Dann is booked for a late challenge on Pedro who was leading a dangerous Chelsea counter-attack.
80’ Musonda tries to play Pedro through inside the area, but the pass is over-hit and Speroni gathers the ball.
75’ Substitution for Palace: Puncheon comes on for Schlupp in a tactical switch.
74’ Save! Fabregas' corner picks out Alonso, who gets a firm header on goal but Speroni dives to his right to save, gathering at the second attempt!
73’ Chance! Musonda makes a great run off Ward and is picked out by a superb pass by Fabregas. The youngster takes the ball on his chest but slices his volley over the bar.
72’ Yellow card: Milivojevic is booked for bringing down Hazard as he tried to break forward.
69’ Chance for Chelsea! Speroni gets down well to save Pedro's low shot from the edge of the box, and then does the same to deny Zappacosta form the rebound! Chelsea are pressing hard for an equaliser.
66’ Substitution for Chelsea: Musonda comes on for Willian in a tactical switch.
62’ Alonso flashes a near-post header into the side netting. A half-chance at most.
57’ Substitution for Chelsea: Pedro comes on for Batshuayi in a tactical switch.
55’ Close! Zaha skips away from a couple of challenges and feeds Townsend on the right. The winger looks to return the favour and find his team-mate in the middle but Azpilicueta just enough to intervene.
52’ CHANCE! Another opportunity for Fabregas as Zappacosta's cross breaks to him on the edge of the area but this time the Spaniard blazes well over the bar.
50’ CROSSBAR! Fabregas is so unlucky! He went close in the first half and clips the bar here with a fine drive from 25 yards. Speroni was nowhere near it.
47’ HALF TIME: The referee brings an end to the half, with the score at Selhurst Park: Crystal Palace 2-1 Chelsea.
46’ There will be a minimum of 2 minutes added time.
46’ SECOND HALF: We're back under way! No changes for either side.
45’ GOAL! Zaha gives Palace the lead once again! Sakho plays Zaha through inside the area who gets ahead of his marker, and finishes into the bottom right corner from close range!
41’ Chelsea win a free kick outside the area which Fabregas stands over and hits just over the bar!
39’ Substitution for Chelsea: Zappacosta comes on for Moses, who has gone off injured.
37’ Moses is down injured for Chelsea, and it doesn't look good for him. He's gone off the field to receive treatment.
34’ Fabregas sends a corner into the Palace area which is headed over by Batshuayi, but the referee blows for a foul against Chelsea.
32’ Townsend twists and turns inside the Chelsea the area and should have put a cross in, but Luiz wins the ball and clears.
30’ Willian wins the ball in the middle of the park and breaks, but is brought down quite recklessly by Schlupp. Free kick to Chelsea, which is played short.
25’ Townsend looks to have pulled up off the ball, but he seems to have shaken it off and is running freely again.
22’ Zaha comes close! McArthur plays the ball to Zaha who drives into the area down the right, and fires an angled shot across the face of goal and just wide!
18’ GOAL! Bakayoko equalises for Chelsea! Fabregas drifts a great corner into the area which Bakayoko heads into the ground and past Speroni! Crystal Palace 1-1 Chelsea!
15’ Chelsea haven't really got going yet, and really seem to be missing Kante in the middle of the park who is missing through injury.
11’ GOAL! Palace score their first goal of the season through a great stroke of luck! A ball is played into the area which Luiz attempts to clear, but he kicks it right into Cabaye which sends the ball into Azpilicueta, and into the back of the net!
7’ Milivojevic plays a great pass to Van Aanholt down the left who gets to the byline and pulls it back, but Zaha can't pick out a teammate! Palace have started very strongly.
3’ Zaha comes close for Palace! Townsend picks out the winger inside the Chelsea area who controls and turns brilliantly before firing into the onrushing Courtois from close range!
1’ KICK OFF: And the match is underway!
0’ Good afternoon and welcome to our live coverage of this Premier League clash between Crystal Palace and Chelsea, live from Selhurst Park!
0’ Palace XI: Speroni, Ward, Dann, Sakho, Schlupp, van Aanholt, Milivojevic, Cabaye, McArthur, Townsend, Zaha. Subs: Henry, Tomkins, Fosu-Mensah, Kaikai, Sako, Puncheon, Riedewald
0’ Chelsea XI: Courtois; Cahill, Luiz, Azpilicueta; Moses, Fabregas, Alonso, Bakayoko; Willian, Hazard, Batshuayi. Subs: Caballero, Rudiger, Pedro, Musonda, Zappacosta, Christensen, Scott
0’ The teams are out and we’re moments away from kick-off!
0’ Chelsea XI: Courtois, David Luiz, Azpilicueta, Cahill, Moses, Alonso, Bakayoko, Cesc Fabregas, Hazard, Willian, Batshuayi
0’ Chelsea Subs: Willy Caballero, Pedro, Rüdiger, Zappacosta, Christensen, Charly Musonda, Scott
0’ Crystal Palace XI: Speroni, Ward, van Aanholt, Cabaye, Dann, Schlupp, McArthur, Townsend, Milivojevic, Zaha, Sakho
0’ Crystal Palace Subs: Kaikai, Henry, Riedewald, Sako, Fosu-Mensah, Puncheon, Tomkins


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    Starting XI

    • 13 Thibaut Courtois Goalkeeper
    • 30 David Luiz Defender
    • 28 César Azpilicueta Defender
    • 24 Gary Cahill Defender
    • 15 Victor Moses Midfielder
    • 3 Marcos Alonso Midfielder
    • 14 Tiemoué Bakayoko Midfielder
    • 4 Cesc Fabregas Midfielder
    • 23 Michy Batshuayi Striker
    • 22 Willian Striker
    • 10 Eden Hazard Striker
    • Substitutes

      • 1 Willy Caballero Substitute
      • 11 Pedro Substitute
      • 2 Antonio Rüdiger Substitute
      • 21 Davide Zappacosta Substitute
      • 27 Andreas Christensen Substitute
      • 17 Charly Musonda Substitute
      • 36 Kyle Scott Substitute