Marcos Alonso alongside one each from Christian Pulisic and Trevoh Chalobah ensured Chelsea beat Crystal Palace 3-0 at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League opening game.
It was an easy game for the Blues who made sure everything went as planned with Romelu Lukaku not yet being brought into the team list as he might be likely to make the next game which will be against Arsenal.
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The Blues had everything going their way as they dominated the first half of the encounter which came with goals as the 45 minutes was thrilling with Stamford Bridge fans enjoying what they paid for.
It was a fair start for both teams who had equal control of the game as it progressed further with Thomas Tuchel’s side taking over the possession and making life difficult for their opponent in the match.
Crystal Palace continued to hold on to the game with some solid display in the defense which didn’t last long as Marcos Alonso curled in a direct freekick in the 27th minute of the game to make it 1-0 for the Blues.
Chelsea continues the game as the favorite with them continuing to make sure they dominated things going forward with more opportunities being created with Timo Werner missing one good chance on goal.
Christian Pulisic made it 2-0 in the 40th minute after the Mason Mount strike didn’t go in and the American followed up immediately and converted neatly as the encounter pushed on into the last few minutes to play.
The first half ended with Chelsea 2-0 Crystal Palace as they both headed for the break with an advantage over to the home side who had an amazing first 45 minutes of football with dominance coming from them.
The second half wasn’t that bad for the Uefa Super Cup winners who continued to dominate things while creating numerous amount of opportunities which some couldn’t be converted by them moving on.
Crystal Palace showed some good moves as they were looking to make sure they make something of their own happen, but all efforts proved abortive with the Blues securing their back very tight with Edouard Mendy at goal.
Chelsea made it 3-0 in the 58th minute of the second half as defender Trevoh Chalobah scored a stunner which made it his debut goal in the Premier League for the first time he will be staring for the Blues in the EPL season.
The game was far gone for the Eagles who couldn’t make anything happen as they had to defend to make sure nothing else go past them with the scoreline not going their way in any bit despite all their efforts.
Nothing to discuss as the match came to an end with Chelsea 3-0 Crystal Palace as the Blues opened their Premier League campaign with an emphatic win and clean sheet for Edouard Mendy who was in charge of the encounter.
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