Chelsea v Crystal Palace - as it happened
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FT: Chelsea 2-0 Crystal Palace. A comfortable win for Chelsea in the end. Goals from Pulisic and Abraham sees Frank Lampard get his 6th Premier League win in a row and Chelsea move up to 2nd.
Willian's free-kick goes just over the bar.
McCarthy is booked for a high foot on Kovacic. Last chance of the match here.
Batshauyi turns and his shot is deflected and it goes just over the bar.
4 minutes added time.
Hudson-Odoi has a shot from the edge of the box that goes wide.
This will be Lampard's 6th league win in a row. Are Chelsea dark horses to win the league?
Chelsea sub: Gilmour on for Mount.
McCarthy hots his shot from the edge of the box first time, but Kepa gets down to his right to save it.
Crystal Palace sub: Kouyaté off for McCarthy.
Chelsea sub: Hudosn-Odoi on for Pulisic.
The ball is switched to Pulisic. He then passes to Batshuayi in the box, he turns and shoots but his shot is blocked. The ball goes up in the air and comes to Pulisic who heads it in. Game over!!
Chelsea sub: Abraham off for Batshauyi.
Great chance for Palace. The ball comes in, Tomkins is unmarked but heads wide. Could have been 1-1.
Crystal Palace sub: McArthur off for Schlupp.
Pulisic gets the ball at the edge of the box and drives into the box but fires over the bar.
Abraham finds himself with the ball in the box, he turns and shoots but it takes a bounce before it and flies over the bar.
Pulisic weaves past the defenders and gets a shot away from the edge of the box, that Guaita reacts well to and parries out for a corner.
Chelsea deserve to be in front here. They have controlled this game and will be hoping to score more.
Great play from Willian. The ball is passed to Willian, and without even looking and with his back to goal, he flicks it past the defenders to Abraham. Abraham takes his time and sides foot it past the keeper. 1-0 Chelsea.
4 minutes into the 2nd half here and Palace have hardly been in Chelsea's half yet.
And we're back!!!
HT: Chelsea 0-0 Crystal Palace. The game started at a high temp but since then it has died down. Chelsea will be hoping to turn their possession into goals in the 2nd half. Hoping for some goals in the 2nd half.
Best chance of the match. James drills in a cross that Guaita blocks and pushes out. It comes to Willian and his snapshot is saved well by the Palace keeper. And just at that the whistle blows for half-time.
Kante crosses but Pulisic can only head over the bar.
There will be 4 minutes added time here.
Crystal Palace sub: Ward off for Kelly.
Willian has a dipping shot that is deflected, but that the keeper gathers easily.
Ward is injured here.
Kovacic is booked for a foul.
Milivojevic sends a free-kick wide.
Emerson is booked for a foul.
He steps up and hits the wall.
Great play from Mount. He draws a foul right at the edge of the box. This time he will try his luck. Stamford Bridge waits...
Emerson steps up and sends the free-kick wide. It was about the same distance as Willian's earlier attempt.
Zaha is booked for fouling Willian at the edge of the box. A good chance to get a shot on target.
72% possession for Chelsea. They've got to make this count.
Willian is booked for bringing down Ayew as he was breaking.
Willian has a free-kick from about 25 yards that just goes wide.
Willian wins the ball at the halfway line. He drives and passes to Pulisic, who takes it by Ward and tries to chip Guaita but he gathers. Pulisic has been bright.
First chance of the match. Pulisic cuts in and has a shot from the edge of the box that goes wide.
Chelsea have started this match at a high tempo. They look up for it.
And we're off!!!
You could hear a pin drop at Stamford Bridge. Now the match will get underway.
We will have a minutes silence to remember those that have fallen on the battlefield.
Chelsea won the last match between these sides at Stamford Bridge 3-1. Will we get that amount of goals again?
Crystal Palace make 1 change from the side that lost 2-0 at home to Leicester. Townsend replaces Schlupp.
Chelsea make 2 changes from their last league game against Watford. Azpilcueta and Jorginho are out for James and Kante.
Crystal Palace XI: Guaita, Ward, Tomkins, Cahill, van Aanholt, Townsend, Kouyate, Milivojevic, McArthur, Zaha, Ayew.
Chelsea XI: Arrizabalaga, James, Tomori, Zouma, Emerson, Kante, Kovacic, Willian, Mount, Pulisic, Abraham.
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