Chelsea found themselves on the brink of letting Conor Gallagher slip away, yet his crucial contributions rescued Mauricio Pochettino’s struggling side in a hard-fought battle against Crystal Palace. Despite Palace’s early lead courtesy of Jefferson Lerma, Gallagher’s brace, along with Enzo Fernandez’s late goal, sealed a dramatic victory for the Blues.
Gallagher’s stellar performance underscored Chelsea’s folly in considering his sale, highlighting his value as a home-grown talent. The match also revealed an intriguing trend of players hesitating to celebrate goals against former clubs, contrasting with Gallagher’s exuberant reactions. While Chelsea’s victory was hard-earned, their lackluster display raises concerns ahead of upcoming fixtures against Manchester City and Liverpool.
Roy Hodgson’s Palace, meanwhile, continues to struggle for consistency, with Pochettino’s relief tempered by the team’s persistent gap from Champions League contention. Despite technical delays and moments of individual brilliance, Chelsea’s overall performance showcased areas in need of improvement as they aim for greater success in the season.
Here is the highlight video of Crystal Palace vs. Chelsea, which ended with a 1-3 victory for Chelsea.
This season he played in total 23 times for 1917 minutes for Premier League.
Conor Gallagher scored 2 goals for Chelsea. He procured 4 assists. He received 4 yellow cards and 1 red card.
Chelsea performance and stats
In the last 24 games, it has won 10 times, drawn 4 times, and lost 10 times. In its last match, Chelsea won 1-3 against Crystal Palace.
It has a positive goal difference after scoring 41 goals and conceding 40.Embed from Getty Images