This Monday (12), Crystal Palace e Chelsea faced each other at Selhurst Park, in the 24th round of the Premier Leaguecom exclusive broadcast for Star+ subscribersand those who got the best were the Blueswho won 3-1 in the final minutes.
The result made Chelsea end a sequence of two consecutive defeats in the English Championship, but it was not good for the home team, as they reached their third stumble in the last five rounds.
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In London, the score was opened at the end of the first half. At 30 minutes, Jefferson Lerma released the bomb from the edge of the area and hit the goalkeeper’s angle Petrovic.
Before the break, a curious scene caught attention in the match. Game referee, Englishman Michael Oliver had a problem with the communication system with the other referees and delayed the resumption of the second half by more than 20 minutes.
While the game was not restarted, the fans, who were restless, began to party in the stands after the stadium’s sound system played the classic “Three Little Birds”, by Bob Marley & The Wailers.
As soon as the game resumed, Chelsea started their reaction and reached a draw with Conor Gallagherwho showed opportunism and, inside the area, finished first time into the back of the net.
In stoppage time, the English midfielder once again found the back of the net and turned the score around, followed by another goal, this time from Enzo Fernández, which closed the score at 3-1.
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Conor Gallagher celebrating Chelsea’s comeback goal against Crystal Palace, at Selhurst Park, in the Premier League Glyn Kirk/Getty Images