Premier League defending champions – Premier League caste, Chelsea, suffered a shock defeat by team caretaker, Crystal Palace.
In the 9th weekend Premier League match at Selhurst Park, Chelsea who acted as the visitors lost 2-1 to the hosts.
Two home victory goals occurred due to suicide Cesar Azpilicueta (11 ‘) and Wilfried Zaha shot (45′). The Chelsea reply scored by Tiemoue Bakayoko scored in the 18th minute.
Cesar Azpilicueta’s own goal was Crystal Palace’s first goal of the season. It took 731 minutes for Christian Benteke et al to end the goal drought.
Victory over Chelsea also be the first point Roy Hodgson’s troops that season this season. Nevertheless, with three points, they are still fixated at the bottom of the standings aka the 20th position.
Meanwhile, Chelsea slipped to 4th place with 13 points from eight matches. They may still be overtaken the new Arsenal will compete.
Crystal Palace 2-1 Chelsea (Cesar Azpilicueta 11’-suicide, WIlfried Zaha 45 ‘- Tiemoue Bakayoko 18’)
Crystal Palace (4-1-4-1): 1-Julian Speroni; 2-Joel Ward, 6-Scott Dann, 12-Mamadou Sakho, 3-Patrick van Aanholt, 4-Luka Milivojevic, 7-Yohan Cabaye (44-Jairo Riedewald 86 ‘), 15-Jeffrey Schlupp (42-Jason Puncheon 75’ ), 18-James McArthur (24-Timothy Fosu-Mensah 85 ‘), 10-Androd Townsend, 11-Wilfred Zaha
Coach: Roy Hodgson
Chelsea (3-4-3): 13- Thibaut Courtois; 28-Cesar Azpilicueta, 24-Gary Cahill, 30-David Luiz; 15-Victor Moses, 4-Cesc Fabregas, 7-14-Tiemoue Bakayoko, 3-Marcos Alonso; 22-Willian Borges (17-Charly Musonda 65 ‘), 23-Michy Batshuayi (11-Pedro Rodriguez 57’), 10-Eden Hazard
Coach: Antonio Conte
Referee: Andre Marriner