Crystal Palace vs Chelsea LIVE: Premier League latest score, goals and updates from fixture

Selhurst Park, home of Crystal Palace Football Club (Getty Images)
Selhurst Park, home of Crystal Palace Football Club (Getty Images)

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This year sees Manchester City try to defend their crown and claim a historic fourth title in succession. Pep Guardiola’s all-conquering City, who also won the Champions League and FA Cup last season, will have to see off Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester United, Liverpool and the rest to claim an unprecedented sixth league title in seven years.

Meanwhile Luton Town are making their first appearance in the Premier League, having risen from non-league in an incredible decade of progress. They followed Championship winners Burnley and second-placed Sheffield United in earning promotion to the top flight.

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Crystal Palace FC 1 - 1 Chelsea FC

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

21:27

There are some muted appeals for handball as Chilwell's delivery strikes Munoz, though the referee waves play on. Down the other end, Silva is forced into a sliding block when Mateta pulls the trigger. The Chelsea centre-back immediately puts his hand in the air and could require medical attention here.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

21:26

Palmer almost carves open the Palace defence from the halfway line but Andersen makes a wonderful sliding intervention. Chelsea look the far more likely to add to the scoreline at Selhurst Park.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

21:25

Having played out a drab struggle in the first half, this game has become open in the second period and is a far more end-to-end spectacle. Palmer cuts inside and chops through for Jackson, who is needlessly caught offside from slow reactions to the initial move.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

21:23

Can Gallagher prove the hero once more for the visitors? Out of his 14 Premier League strikes, 11 have either drawn his side level (four) or put them one goal in the lead (seven). The Blues midfield has also scored more top-flight goals against Palace (three) than he has against any other team.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

21:23

Gallagher throws his arms in the air after a foul is given for a nudge on Hughes. Pochettino is unimpressed on the touchline as well, with the free-kick buying Palace some much-needed breathing room.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

21:21

WIDE! Palmer is finding more space since being moved to the right-hand side, cutting onto his left foot before driving a low left-footed effort wide to Henderson's left. The Blues appear an entirely different team already.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

21:19

Gallagher has scored 36 per cent of his Premier League goals at Selhurst Park (5/14), having played for Palace previously on loan. The Chelsea midfielder has his side back in this game here, too.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

21:18

BLOCK! Andersen turns behind for a corner as Chelsea continue to start brightly after the interval. Gallagher delivers towards the near post, where Silva flicks on and aims for the bottom-right corner. Mateta is on hand, though, making a last-ditch intervention in front of Henderson's goal.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

21:18

Chelsea have won their last 12 Premier League games against Palace – they’ve never won 13 in a row against an opponent in their league history. Can the Blues kick-on from their early second-half leveller here?

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

21:15

Assist Malo Arthur Gusto

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

21:14

Chelsea completed 420 passes in the first half, the most in the opening 45 minutes of a Premier League game without having a shot on target on record (since data collection started in the 2003-04 season). They have to improve now, otherwise the Blues will suffer a humiliating and toothless defeat against their London rivals.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

21:06

Pochettino wastes no time at the break, sending Nkunku on as a half-time substitute for Madueke, who offered little despite seeing a lot of the ball down the right-hand side in the opening period.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

21:05

Referee Oliver gets the second half under way at Selhurst Park!

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

20:53

A penny for Pochettino's thoughts. The Chelsea boss has watched on in frustration, with his side managing just under 80 per cent possession before the interval, though that translated into only one shot as Gallagher missed the target on the stroke of half-time. While the visitors desperately need improvements, Hodgson's well-drilled hosts will just be asked for more of the same after the break.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

20:51

Lerma's first goal for Palace has the Eagles leading 1-0 against Chelsea at half-time in the Premier League. The Selhurst Park hosts have offered little in attack, though all that matters is Lerma's rocketed finish into the top-right corner for the 30th-minute opener. The Blues are yet to have a shot on target and, based on their first-half performance, changes could be aplenty in the next period.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

20:50

HALF-TIME: CRYSTAL PALACE 1-0 CHELSEA

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

20:49

Expect jeers from the away end at half-time. Chelsea have been so frustrating, content to work possession at walking pace and allowing Palace to sit deep and absorb pressure. Their toothless attack can only be matched by the Blues' mindless defending, too.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

20:49

Owing to Caicedo's injury and Lerma's rocketed opener, there will be three additional minutes to end a drab first half devoid of much quality. That is, of course, discounting the fine opening strike from the Palace midfielder, who scored his first goal for the Eagles on his 22nd appearance for the club in all competitions.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

20:47

WIDE! Finally, Chelsea have an attempt at the Palace goal. Madueke twists and turns before rolling through to the right of goal for Gallagher, who drags a low drive wide of the left-hand post. The former Eagles loanee does not come back to haunt his former side on this occasion.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

20:46

Gusto's right-wing centre has Gallagher interested before Andersen heads away. Chelsea have to find a way to get Palmer into this game, with their chief creative asset managing just 18 touches so far.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

20:44

This is just the second time in their last 13 Premier League games against Chelsea that Palace have taken the lead, also doing so in October 2022, going on to lose that game 2-1 at Selhurst Park.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

20:43

Mateta slides through for Munoz, who goes down inside the Chelsea box after a nudge from Silva and, perhaps, Chilwell. The referee waves play on and the VAR sticks with the on-field decision.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

20:42

Any hopes the opening goal would inject a shock into Chelsea's system has gone amiss. The Blues look as slow and ponderous as when the game was level, with half-time soon approaching at Selhurst Park.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

20:40

Disasi and Petrovic fail to communicate as the former is forced to turn out for a throw-in, with Ayew lurking near the left-hand touchline. This has been a strange performance from Chelsea, although not one that is too unusual for their below-par season.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

20:37

Caicedo stays down after the Franca opportunity. The Chelsea midfielder appears in some discomfort with a left-leg injury, receiving medical attention as the match comes to a temporary halt. The former Brighton man seems fine to continue, though.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

20:35

WIDE! Another chance comes for Palace on the break. Fernandez's wayward pass allows Mateta to break before the striker offloads to Franca, who fires a disappointing left-footed attempt well wide to Petrovic's left.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

20:34

The gameplan is working! Hodgson's men have sacrificed any sort of possession, waiting for their chance on the counter-attack before a moment of magic from Lerma. Make no mistake, Chelsea have been poor and Pochettino needs a response immediately.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

20:31

Goal Jefferson Andrés Lerma Solís

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

20:31

This is typical Hodgson. Palace are so well-drilled and organised, sitting deep and heading, kicking and clearing any cross that comes towards Henderson's box. Whether the Eagles can profit on the counter-attack remains to be seen.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

20:28

It remains a subdued encounter at Selhurst Park. Pochettino's side are playing this game like a training-ground exercise in possession, rather than attacking with any pace. Chilwell tries to inject some speed, going down after evading Munoz but the referee and VAR say no penalty.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

20:27

Look left! Chelsea prioritised their right-hand side in the opening 20 minutes of this game, with 62 per cent of attacks from the visitors coming down that flank. Palmer and Jackson are slotting inside from the opposite winger, though Madueke is completely crowded out every time the Blues insist on attacking through him.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

20:25

SAVE! A warning sign for Chelsea. Gusto gives possession away and passes straight into Mateta, who curls a right-footed effort straight at Petrovic from the left of the area. The Palace striker barely threatened there.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

20:23

Chelsea had over 80 per cent possession over the opening 15 minutes of this game, yet it remains goalless at Selhurst Park. It would be expected for the Blues' possessional dominance to continue, though the visiting supporters have had little to get excited about so far.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

20:21

Chilwell slams a left-wing cross at Munoz and wins the first corner of this match. Gallagher delivers but Lerma clears with ease as the ball bounces through at the near post.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

20:20

Lerma chips a delicate pass over the top on the counter-attack but Mateta is again caught on his heels and unable to break through on Petrovic's goal. Almost 20 minutes into this game, neither goalkeeper has been tested as of yet.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

20:18

Chelsea have lost five of their last six away Premier League games (W1), failing to keep a clean sheet in any of their last eight on the road in the league. The Blues seem solid defensively at Selhurst Park but Pochettino needs more in the way of attacking at the moment.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

20:17

Pass, pass and pass again. Chelsea are in complete control, as has been the case for most of this game in the opening stages, but they keep going backwards instead of finding the gaps in Henderson's defence.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

20:15

Ayew has won 71 fouls in the Premier League this season, two more than any other player (Newcastle United's Bruno Guimaraes, 69). The Chelsea defence have no need to keep conceding cheap free-kicks against the Eagles forward.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

20:15

Hughes hovers over the wide free-kick before delivering towards the far post, where Richards flicks a harmless header well wide of Petrovic's target.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

20:13

Referee Oliver takes an age to give the obvious decision as Chilwell needlessly pulls on the arms of Ayew. Despite a slow start, the Eagles are growing into this encounter, with a chance to cross from a wide free-kick coming after Fernandez hacks down Hughes.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

20:11

Munoz hangs a deep cross towards the back post, where Gusto brings the ball down before swinging a clearance away with his weaker foot. Palace come again but Ayew's right-wing cross fails to find the towering Mateta.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

20:10

Boasting numerous technical players, Pochettino's side are so comfortable working it around from side to side. The challenge remains for the Blues to penetrate the Palace defence, with Jackson and Palmer largely passengers so far.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

20:07

Mateta touches down a long free-kick before Ayew swivels and rolls a tame snapshot straight at Petrovic. That is the first shot on target at Selhurst Park, where Palace supporters are making all the noise.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

20:07

The Blues continue their dominance in possession but fail to keep it when Disasi clips down the line for Gusto. Palace are hardly pressing high, seemingly content to manage the game in front of their defence for the time being.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

20:05

Madueke stands up Franca before buying a cheap foul on the right-hand side. The Chelsea winger takes it quickly before Gusto's centre avoids Jackson's back-post run.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

20:03

Chelsea have lost just two of their 19 Premier League matches on a Monday (W13 D4), winning six of their last seven (D1) since a 2-0 loss to Manchester United at Stamford Bridge in February 2020. The Blues have controlled possession in the early stages here.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

20:01

Referee Michael Oliver gets this Premier League clash under way!

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

19:56

Palace’s 12 consecutive Premier League defeats against Chelsea is their longest losing run against an opponent in their league history. Can the Eagles stop the rot here? We’re about to find out as kick-off approaches at Selhurst Park…

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

19:46

Pochettino makes one change from the win over Villa in midweek. The injured Benoit Badiashile drops out entirely for Silva, who starts despite recent rumours over his unhappiness with the Chelsea manager and ongoings at Stamford Bridge. Palmer leads the line once again, with Jackson and Madueke on either flank.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

19:46

Hodgson opts for two alterations from the Brighton hammering. Wharton and Franca make their first Premier League starts for Palace, who are without Marc Guehi, while Schlupp drops down to the bench. Andersen captains the Eagles in the absence of his centre-back partner, with Richards moving back to slot in alongside the home side’s skipper. Eberechi Eze and Michael Olise remain out injured.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

19:41

SUBSTITUTES: Raheem Sterling, Mykhailo Mudryk, Trevoh Chalobah, Carney Chukwuemeka, Christopher Nkunku, Levi Colwill, Cesare Casadei, Alfie Gilchrist, Lucas Bergstrom.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

19:41

CHELSEA (4-2-3-1): Djordje Petrovic; Malo Gusto, Axel Disasi, Thiago Silva, Ben Chilwell; Enzo Fernandez, Moises Caicedo; Noni Madueke, Conor Gallagher, Nicolas Jackson; Cole Palmer.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

19:41

SUBSTITUTES: Sam Johnstone, Joel Ward, James Tomkins, Jeffrey Schlupp, Nathaniel Clyne, Odsonne Edouard, Naouirou Ahamada, Jairo Riedewald, David Ozoh.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

19:41

CRYSTAL PALACE (4-2-3-1): Dean Henderson; Daniel Munoz, Joachim Andersen, Chris Richards, Tyrick Mitchell; Adam Wharton, Jefferson Lerma; Jordan Ayew, Will Hughes, Matheus Franca; Jean-Philippe Mateta.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

19:30

Similar to Hodgson, questions have started to grow over the tenure of Mauricio Pochettino, whose side have suffered back-to-back humiliating Premier League defeats. Chelsea were thrashed 4-1 at Anfield against Liverpool at the end of January before losing 4-2 to Wolves at Stamford Bridge. The Blues, who somewhat atoned in midweek with an FA Cup victory over Aston Villa, sit 11th in the league table heading into this clash.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

19:30

Roy Hodgson is facing increasing scrutiny from sections of Palace supporters after two disappointing defeats either side of a 3-2 victory over Sheffield United in their last home outing. The Eagles were hammered 5-0 by Arsenal before the Blades victory, following that poor showing at the Gunners with a 4-1 reverse on the road against fierce rivals Brighton. The Selhurst Park hosts are 15th in the Premier League but only five points away from the relegation zone and 18th-placed Everton.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

19:30

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Crystal Palace vs Chelsea

19:00

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