Chelsea Climb Second On Premier League Table After Beating Palace

Chelsea Climb Second On Premier League Table After Beating Palace - Surge Zirc SA
Tammy Abraham is the second youngest footballer to score double figures in Premier League for Chelsea, after Arjen Robben / Photo file; Surge Zirc Media

Chelsea has impressively made a history of winning six Premier League matches without a lost for the first time since their reigning season of 2016-17 as they clim up to second in the league table.

Chelsea defeating Crystal Palace takes them just five points behind Premier League leaders Liverpool, while Manchester City now stays in third position pending the out come of their match with unbeatable Liverpool on Sunday.

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Chelsea Tammy Abraham who netted his 10th league goal of the season and Christian Pulisic’s brilliant header brought the Blues victory against Palace side who battled to get out of their own half during the first period.

Chelsea dominated the opening half even though there was no goal, and finally made the breakthrough when Mateo Kovacic and Willian combined to assist Tammy Abraham with the forward stroking a right-foot effort into the bottom right corner from 10 yards.

James Tomkins lost a better opportunity to equalise for his side, heading Luka Milivojevic’s right-wing delivery wide from six yards.

It was obvious Chelsea came for a win as they stayed in control of the lead until Pulisic wrap up the scoring page with a close-range header after Michy Batshuayi’s deflected shot fell into his path.

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Crystal Palace’s unfortunate defeat amounts to their third in four matches, which kept them ninth in the Premier League table.

Obviously Lampard has worked hard to replace Eden Hazard position in the attacking play. Though his side may be identified with playing with less possession and fewer passes in a game than they did under former coach Maurizio Sarri, they appear more dynamic.

Source: BBC, SurgeZirc UK Sport

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