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FT Crystal Palace 1-0 Chelsea. They've done it! Palace have won, Chelsea's Premier League dream may just be over!
90'+3
Can Palace hang on for a memorable victory? Time almost up...
90'+2
 
Palace sub: Parr on, Puncheon off.
Crystal Palace Substitution
90'
 
Mariappa gets a yellow for time wasting.
88'
 
Palace sub: Murray on, Jerome off.
Crystal Palace Substitution
87'
Oscar's low cross from the right just needs a touch! It doesn't get it.
85'
Chelsea throwing everything at Palace now.
83'
Palace are defending like their lives depend on it. Chelsea just lacking the guile to open them up.
81'
Cech makes another stop, this time from O'Keefe, who drilled one at goal from 20 yards.
79'
Palace are denied again! this time Puncheon's shot is saved by Cech.
78'
Matic puts one into row Z.
Crystal Palace Yellow card

Crystal Palace

Chelsea

77'
 
Dann flattens Torres. Clear yellow.
76'
Another chance for Palace as Ledley lashes a volley into the ground and just wide.
75'
Palace hit the post! Jerome races clear on the counter attack and, one-on-one with Cech, hits Cech's near post. A GOLDEN chance for 2-0!
74'
MASSIVE chance goes begging for Chelsea and it falls to their star man, Eden Hazard. The ball finds its way into the path of Belgian 10 yards out, but Speroni is quick off his line and pulls off a superb point blank save!
73'
Chelsea work the ball into a good area on the left but Matic's cross fails to clear the first man. Matic has been pretty poor today.
72'
Chelsea sub: Ba on, Schuerrle off. Torres plods on.
71'
 
Palace sub: O'Keefe on, Bolasie off.
70'
Ivanovic's low cross from the right picsk out Schuerrle, whose heavy touch allows Palace to hoist it clear again.
Chelsea Substitution
Crystal Palace Substitution
68'
Torres has been completely ineffective for Chelsea today. Demba Ba's introduction is surely not far away.
67'
Chelsea facing a brick wall every time they reach the edge of the Palace box. Some heroic defending out there.
65'
Another opening for Chelsea as Salah's perfectly cushioned pass finds Oscar, but the Brazilian cannot take it in his stride an basically just air kicks, allowing Speroni to gather.
63'
Chelsea chance! Oscar's delicious free-kick from the right is met by Terry, who thumps a header just over. Very, very close.
62'
Big chance for 2-0 Palace! Jerome plays in Puncheon, whose shot whistles past the far post. Centimetres away from a second for the Eagles!
61'
But Schuerrle's corner is way too high for the players in the box.
60'
Chelsea are beginning to look quite threatening as they force another corner.
58'
Worth remembering that Tony Pulis has never beaten Chelsea as a manager.
57'
 
Chelsea sub: Salah on, Lampard off.
56'
Ivanovic goes for goal with an audacious effort from distance, but it swerves just off target.
Chelsea Substitution
55'
What a game we have on our hands now!
54'
Chelsea chance! Hazard catches a brilliant half volley at goal that Speroni palms around his post.
53'
Terry hit the ground and held his head in his hands after that goal went in. Has he just handed Manchester City a huge advantage in this title race?
52'
 
GOAL! Crystal Palace 1-0 Chelsea! John Terry has headed the ball into his own net under pressure from Joe Ledley. MASSIVE goal!
Crystal Palace Goal

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50'
The corner finds Terry, who doesn't seem to realise how much time he has and the ball bounces off his foot and Palace hack it clear.
49'
Schurrle forces another corner though. Chelsea pushing in the early moments of this second half.
48'
Lampard drives into the box to force a corner, but it's a corner that Palace deal with.
47'
 
One sub at half time. Chelsea's Oscar has come on for Luiz, who picked up an injury in that first half.
46'
SECOND HALF. We're back underway.
Chelsea Substitution
45'
HT Crystal Palace 0-0 Chelsea. A goalless but entertaining half at Selhurst Park.
44'
Schuerrle drives at Jedinak and wins a corner. Lampard whips it in but Speroni punches to safety ahead of Cahill.
43'
Hazard finds Luiz on the edge of the box, but Luiz drills another one into the back of the stand. Luiz hasn't got his shooting boots on today.
42'
Another chance for Palace! Puncheon lashes a rising shot just over after Cahill and then Ivanovic failed to clear.
41'
Lampard whips in a superb cross that finds Torres, who heads over when he should do better.
40'
Torres is tripped by Dikgacoi and Chelsea have a chance from the free-kick.
38'
Dann almost reaches Puncheon's corner and Jedinak drills the follow up straight at Cech.
36'
Palace clear the corner but play stops as Delaney is down injured.
35'
Tremdous pace to the game here.
34'
At the other end, Hazards change of pace gets him to the byline to force another corner.
33'
Jedinak drives the free-kick low and through the wall, but Cech holds on.
32'
 
Terry is shown a yellow card for handball on the edge of the box and Palace have a chance with the free-kick.
Chelsea Yellow card

Crystal Palace

Chelsea

30'
Another penalty appeal! Bolasie drives at Cahill and the England man goes through Bolasie to take the ball. Another possible penalty turned down by Lee Mason.
29'
Penalty? Palace fans claiming it as Cahill's clumsy challenge appears to bring Jerome down as he tried to reach Mariappa's cross. Cahill certainly didn't take any of the ball...
28'
Torres cuts onto his left foot and sees his shot blocked at the expense of a corner.
26'
Great chance for Palace! Mariappa threads a pass through to Puncheon, whose drilled cross reaches Bolasie, who struggles to bring it under control before striking it into the side netting.
25'
Jedinak spreads play to Bolasie on the left. The forward drives at goal but never gets hold of his shot, which dribbles wide. Strong intent by the Palace wide man, though.
24'
Lampard whips in the free-kick but Speroni claims well ahead of Terry, who was challenging.
23'
Delaney lucky not to get a yellow for a cynical foul on Torres, who was taking up a good position.
22'
Chelsea are gradually taking complete control of this game. Palace not doing enough to get and keep the ball.
20'
 
Another yellow for a Palace player. This time it's Puncheon, who can have no complaints for a late one on Azpilicueta.
Crystal Palace Yellow card

Crystal Palace

Chelsea

18'
Chelsea break down the left through Azpilicueta, who leaves Mariappa in his wake and picks out Schuerrle, but the German can obnly stab it wide under pressure from Ward.
17'
Bolasie has another go but this time Terry is in the way. Palace pinning Chelsea back at the moment.
16'
Bolasie skips away from Ivanovic but Cahill cuts out the cross.
15'
Luiz is back on and we are back underway.
14'
Luiz has stayed down here and is receiving treatment.
Crystal Palace Yellow card

Crystal Palace

Chelsea

12'
 
Palace break but Bolasie catches Luiz late and is shown a yellow card.
11'
Chance for Chelsea! Ivanovic's long throw comes to Torres, who can't make a clean contact as his shot is deflected out for a corner.
10'
10 minutes in and Palace are defending diligently.
9'
Chelsea break through Lampard. The ball is worked out to Hazard, who finds a yard of space but lashes a wild shot into the Holmesdale Road end.
8'
Strong run by Matic but he fails to find Lampard, who was to his left.
7'
Palace hoist a high ball into the box but Jerome is penalised for a push on Cahill.
6'
There's a great atmosphere at Selhurst Park today. Palace may not win today, but their fans certainly won't be outsung.
5'
Mariappa and Puncheon combine well down the right, but Puncheon's cross is cut out and Chelsea eventually get it clear.
4'
Luiz goes for goal from 30 yards and, well, the less said about that the better.
3'
Palace trying to get ahold of the ball, but Chelsea seeing more of it at the moment.
2'
Good pressure by Palace, who force David Luisz into a mistake in the middle of the field - but the over eager Ledley fouls the Brazilian.
1'
KICK OFF. Chelsea, in all white today, get us underway.
14.55
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14.50
Meanwhile, Chelsea have won eight and lost none of the last 12 league meetings against Crystal Palace. The Blues are unbeaten in their nine Premier League London derbies this season (W6 D3).
14.45
A few pre-match stats for you... The Eagles have won just five of their 25 Barclays Premier League London derbies at Selhurst Park. Infact, they have the lowest points per game of any of the capital clubs in local clashes (0.88 per game).
14.40
Okay then, Jose.
14.35
Jose Mourinho on the Villa defeat: "Yes, because the other matches we lost because we didn't play well, because the opponent was better than us, because we missed big chances. If you go to the other matches you find the natural reasons for losing a match, if you go to the Villa match it's difficult. What happened in the defeat against Villa I never learn, I never accept. Somebody was very successful in putting a hurdle in front of us. And we crashed the hurdle against Aston Villa and we lost."
14.30
Tony Pulis: "If you're looking at the balance of the two clubs and what they have and haven't got it is a very uneven contest. But football is a funny old game. If we set ourselves up well and give everything we possibly can, you never know."
14.25
Chelsea make two changes to their team, with Frank Lampard and Fernando Torres replacing Oscar and Samuel Eto'o. Crystal Palace are unchanged from the side that were narrowly beaten at Newcastle last weekend.
14.20
CRYSTAL PALACE: Speroni, Mariappa, Dann, Delaney, Ward, Dikgacoi, Jedinak, Puncheon, Ledley, Bolasie, Jerome. Subs: Hennessey, Parr, McCarthy, O'Keefe, Bannan, Ince, Murray /// CHELSEA: Cech, Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta, Lampard, David Luiz, Matic, Schurrle, Torres, Hazard. Subs: Hilario, Kalas, Mikel, Oscar, Willian, Salah, Ba.
14.15
Welcome to LIVE text commentary of this Premier League clash between Crystal Palace and Chelsea from Selhurst Park. Team news to follow...

Starting Line-ups

Crystal Palace
Chelsea
    • 1
      Speroni
    • 2
      Ward
    • 27
      Delaney
    • 6
      Dann
    • 3
      Mariappa
    • 7
      Bolasie
    • 15
      Mile Jedinak
    • Dikgacoi
    • 42
      Puncheon
    • 28
      Joe Ledley
    • Jerome
Team Manager:  Alan Pardew
    • Schürrle
    • Torres
    • 10
      Hazard
    • David Luiz
    • 21
      Matic
    • Lampard
    • 2
      Ivanovic
    • 24
      Cahill
    • 26
      Terry
    • 28
      Azpilicueta
    • 1
      Cech
Team Manager:  José Mourinho
Substitutes
Players Sub Time
Substitutes
Players Sub Time
Goalkeepers
GOALKEEPERS
Goalkeepers G SAV GC GK FC FS Y R PEN Mins
J. Speroni 0 2 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 90
Defenders
DEFENDERS
Defenders G GA SHO TA CLR COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
J. Ward 0 0 0 2 7 0 2 0 0 0 0 90
D. Delaney 0 0 0 1 14 0 1 0 0 0 0 90
S. Dann 0 0 0 1 10 0 1 1 1 0 0 90
A. Mariappa 0 0 0 3 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 90
Midfielders
MIDFIELDERS
Midfielders G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
K. Dikgacoi 0 0 0 33 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 90
Mile Jedinak 0 0 2 37 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 90
J. Puncheon 0 0 1 23 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 89
Y. Bolasie 0 0 0 11 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 70
Forwards
FORWARDS
Forwards G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
Joe Ledley 0 0 0 19 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 90
C. Jerome 0 0 0 25 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 88
Goalkeepers
GOALKEEPERS
Goalkeepers G SAV GC GK FC FS Y R PEN Mins
P. Cech 0 4 1 11 0 0 0 0 0 90
Defenders
DEFENDERS
Defenders G GA SHO TA CLR COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
B. Ivanovic 0 0 0 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 90
G. Cahill 0 0 0 4 11 0 0 1 0 0 0 90
J. Terry 0 0 0 1 9 0 1 0 1 0 0 90
C. Azpilicueta 0 0 0 2 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 90
Midfielders
MIDFIELDERS
Midfielders G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
N. Matic 0 0 0 77 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 90
F. Lampard 0 0 0 35 0 10 1 0 0 0 0 56
David Luiz 0 0 0 28 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 45
Forwards
FORWARDS
Forwards G GA SHO PAS FK COR FC FS Y R PEN Mins
F. Torres 0 0 0 22 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 90
E. Hazard 0 0 2 43 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 90
A. Schürrle 0 0 0 27 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 70
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