A brace from Christian Pulisic alongside one each from Kai Havertz and Kurt Zouma ensured Chelsea thrashed Crystal Palace 4-1 to move into fourth position on the Premier League table.
First Half Report Crystal Palace 0-3 Chelsea
It was an outstanding first half display from Thomas Tuchel’s side who brushed aside the home team by scoring there goals and putting up one of their best display in a very long time for the club.
Kai Havertz opened the scoring in the 8th of the game after an error from Eberechi Eze saw him lose the ball which the Germany scored to make it 1-0 thanks to Callum Hudson Odoi who delivered the assist for Chelsea taking the lead.
Immediately in the 10th minute Pulisic doubled the lead against Crystal Palace to make it 2-0 for the Blues after a great attack saw goalscorer Havertz delivering the assist which resulted in the second goal of the game.
Kurt Zouma made it 3-0 for the away side with a bullet header which came in the 30th minute of the game after an amazing free kick delivered by Mason Mount inside the box for the defender to head home for a third.
The first half of the encounter came to a conclusion with Crystal Palace 0-3 Chelsea as they both headed for the break with advantage to Thomas Tuchel’s side who were too much to handle with their outstanding display.
Second Half Report Crystal Palace 1-1 Chelsea
It was a much different second half encounter which started out good with promises as we saw some good early chances which came but the finishing wasn’t good encounter to give an early goal in the match.
Crystal Palace pulled one goal back in the 63rd minute of the game after a good attack saw a cross come in for Benteke to score and make it 3-1 which came with his head to give his side a lifeline in the encounter.
Chelsea increased their lead in the 78th minute through another goal from Christian Pulisic to make it 4-1 and his brace for the game which he indeed was a one man wrecking ball against the home side who couldn’t handle him.
The game carried on without any else to talk about as we only saw some glimpse of opportunities which couldn’t result in anything good for both teams who were comfortable letting things remain the way it is.
The match finally came to an end with Crystal Palace 1-4 Chelsea as the Blues claimed a massive three points which sees them move back into fourth position with two points above Liverpool who won today.
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