Premier League Chelsea beats Crystal Palace: Alonso, Pulisic, Chalobah shine as Chelsea beat Crystal Palace 3-0 in the London derby

Premier League: Chelsea beat Crystal Palace live: Chelsea beats Crystal Palace: Alonso, Pulisic, Chalobah shine as Chelsea beat Crystal Palace 3-0 in the London derby. Champions League winners Chelsea got off on the right note in their first match of the Premier League season. They scored 3 goals in a match they fully dominated to get all the 3 points in the 1st match of the 2021-22 Premier League season.

Chelsea eased to a 3-0 home win over a toothless Crystal Palace on Saturday as the European champions made a strong statement of intent in their opening game of the Premier League season.

Spanish left back Marcos Alonso fizzed a free kick into the top corner to put Chelsea in charge in the 27th minute while U.S. forward Christian Pulisic followed up on the rebound to double their lead five minutes before halftime.

Chelsea’s homegrown defender Trevoh Chalobah then completed a dream Premier League debut in the second half when he smashed a distance shot in off the post to score his first goal for the club he joined as an eight-year-old.

The defender, who has spent the last three seasons on loan in England and France, dropped to his knees after scoring to further delight the home fans in the biggest Stamford Bridge crowd.
since the coronavirus pandemic struck in March 2020, with more than 38,000 turning out.

The Chelsea faithful gloated of their status as Champions League holders throughout the game while Kai Havertz, scorer of the only goal in their victory in the final over Manchester City, was given a hero’s reception when he came off the bench.

Palace were out-classed in their first league game under coach Patrick Vieira and needed over an hour to have their first attempt on target, a tame header by Christian Benteke which goalkeeper Edouard Mendy caught comfortably

Premier League Live Chelsea vs Crystal Palace live updates:

@9:15 PM: 88 min: Not a good start to life as a Crystal Palace manager for the Arsenal legend Patrick Viera.

@9:10 PM: 82 min: Kai Havertz is brought in place of Christian Pulisic. Chelsea has a strong bench

9:07 PM: 80 min: Crytal Palace wins a free-kick and the youngster Rak-Sakyi swirls the ball in. It is defended by Chelsea easily.

@9:03 PM: 76 min: Rak-Sakyi comes in for Riedwald and that will be Palace’s last sub.

@9:00 PM: 73 min: Does not look like Palace will score in this match. Chelsea’s defense has been rock solid and Palace has only managed to have 1 shot.

@8:57 PM: 69 min: Werner wins a corner for Chelsea. Chelsea are now having fun in the Palace half and the Palace players cannot get close to the ball.

@8:54 PM: 65 min: Thomas Tuchel makes his 1st change of the match. Reece James is brought in place of Cesar Azpilicueta

@8:52 PM: 62 min: Chelsea has been dominating this game. Crystal Palace has not been able to get near the ball at all.

8:48 PM: 58 min: GOAL!!! It is Chalobah in his Premier League debut! He scores an absolute screamer in the bottom right corner from outside the box. Chelsea 3-0 Crystal Palace.

@8:45 PM: 56 min: Patrick Viera makes his first changes. It is a double substitution as Benteke comes in place of Mateta and Schlupp comes out for Andersen.

@8:42 PM: 53 min: Great chance for Crystal Palace! Zaha gets into the box and shoot but it is very well defended by Rudiger who blocks the shot. This was their 1st shot of the match

@8:41 PM: 52 min: Chelsea retaining possession, trying to find gaps in the Palace defense. Jorginho has been central to the ball movement.

@8:36 PM: 47 min: Great ball by Jorginho and Alonso struck it beautifully on the volley. Great save by the Guiata.

@8:35 PM: 46 min: Chelsea start the 2nd half playing left-to-right

Premier League Live Chelsea vs Crystal Palace live updates:

@8:17 PM: 45 min: After 1 minute of added time, the 1st half was thoroughly dominated by Chelsea. A woeful half for Palace who could not manage a single shot on target.

@8:14 PM: 43 min: Alonso crossed the ball in and Werner tries to hit it the first time. The ball hits the side-netting. Chelsea lead 1-0

@8:11 PM: 40 min: GOAL!!! Pulisic scores on the rebound! An amazing ball crossed in by Mason Mount and the Palace keeper pushes it out of the goal. Pulisic was first to it to double Chelsea’s lead. Chelsea 2-0 Crystal Palace

@8:08 PM: 38 min: Amazing ball by Mount for Werner, he was sandwiched between 2 defenders

@8:06 PM: 36 min: Crystal Palace is keeping possession now, this is the longest spell of possession for them. Chelsea pressing really well.

@8:03 PM: 33 min: Another free-kick outside the box for Chelsea, this one looked favorable for Mount but he smashes the ball into the wall

Premier League Live Chelsea vs Crystal Palace live updates:

@7:56 PM: 26 min: GOAL!!! What a delightful free-kick by Marcus Alonso! He puts Chelsea ahead, the keeper did not even move!

@7:56 PM: 26 min: Chelsea wins the free kick right outside the box. Alonso and Mount stand to take it

Premier League Live Chelsea vs Crystal Palace live updates:

@7:51 PM– 21 mins- the hosts are looking to break Palace looking to attack through the wide areas. Palace on the back foot and concede yet another corner

@7: 49 PM– 19 mins- Kovacic concede a free-kick as Palace look to flood the Blues’ half

@7: 45 PM– 15 mins- Chelsea continues to rush into the visitors’ half as Palace somehow manage to keep the Blues quiet in the first 15 minutes of the match

@7: 43 PM– 13 mins- Kovacic takes on the Palace’s defense, Guita saves. Corner for Chelsea.

@7:40 PM 10′ min- Pulisic meets the ball with his head on Alonso’s cross. Hits’ it straight into the keeper

@7:38 PM- 8′ minThomas Tuchel is out on the managers’ box encouraging his players to be defensively solid after a few lazy moments from the Blue’s defense

Premier League Live Chelsea vs Crystal Palace live updates:

@7:32 PM– 5′ minWerner runs behind Palaces’ defense in a failed attempt. The Blues are looking lively against the visitors

@7:30 PM- Kickoff! Palace get the ball rolling and kickstart the London Derby which is followed up by a huge roar

@7:25 PM– Both teams walk out to a jam-packed Stamford Bridge in London

@7:15 PM- The London outfit has been incredibly successful against the Eagles winning 16 of their last 20 clashes in the Premier League against Crystal Palace

@7:10 PM- The visitors will be happy to know that Chelsea has lost their opening match in two of the last four Premier League seasons

@7:00 PM- Referees: Jonathan Moss. Assistants: Marc Perry, Timothy Wood. Fourth official: James Linington. VAR: Kevin Friend. Assistant VAR: Harry Lennard.

@6:40 PM- Chelsea vs Crystal Palace Line ups 

Chelsea starting 11 vs Palace– Mendy, Chalobah, Christensen, Rudiger, Azpilicueta, Jorginho, Kovacic, Alonso, Pulisi, Mount, Werner

Subs: Arrizabalaga, Silva, James, Chilwell, Zouma, Emerson, Hudson-Odoi, Abraham, Havertz

Crystal Palace starting 11 vs Chelsea: Guaita, Mitchell, Kouyaté, Guéhi, Ward, Riedewald, McArthur, Schlupp, Ayew, Zaha, Mateta.

Subs: Butland, Clyne, Kelly, Andersen, Hannam, Banks, Rak-Sakyi, Street, Benteke.

Premier League Live Chelsea vs Crystal Palace: Match Preview

Despite a poor domestic run, the London outfit stole the limelight by running away with the Champions League. Heading into the season following their European success, the London outfit is expected to mount a serious title challenge under the German tactician.

Thomas Tuchels’ side has an amazing squad depth that looks deadly on paper. Despite missing out a few keys stars during the club pre-season, the European Champions went on to register 3 wins while playing out a draw in their pre-season friendlies.

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Starting off their season with a 6-1 win over Peterborough Chelsea recorded a 1-2 win over Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium. Later, Thomas Tuchel’s side registered a 1-2 win over Arsenal in the Mind Series before playing out a 2-2 draw Tottenham Hotspur at Stamford Bridge.

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Crystal Palace started off their pre-season well by recording three back-to-back victories over Walsall, Stevenage, and Ipswich Town. They continued their unbeaten run by playing out a 2-2 draw against Charlton before getting back onto the winning ways against Reading.

However, they will be heading into the game after suffering a 3-1 loss to Watford at Selhurst Park in their last friendly. Eagles’ new head coach Patrick Vieira will be aiming to focus on the positives from their pre-season before they battle the reigning European Champions on Saturday.

Premier League Live -When is Chelsea vs Crystal Palace going to be played? Saturday, August 14, 7:30 PM

Premier League Chelsea vs Crystal Palace -Where is Chelsea vs Crystal Palace going to be played? Stamford Bridge, London

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Premier League- Where can I watch Chelsea vs Crystal Palace? Star Sports Select HD 1/2, Star Sports Select 1/2, Hotstar App

Premier League Live Chelsea vs Crystal Palace: Form Guide

Chelsea form: WDW

Crystal Palace form: DWW

Premier League Live Chelsea vs Crystal Palace: Prediction

Chelsea 2-0 Crystal Palace

The Blues have a great squad at their disposal and are expected to kickstart their new campaign with a win. Chelsea is expected to get the better of the Eagles and win with a comfortable scoreline. We predict a clean sheet for the hosts with the Blues likely to pocket three points on the inaugural matchday of the Premier League 21-22 season.