Premier League news LIVE: Reaction to Chelsea's late win over London rivals Crystal Palace plus build-up to Man City's Champions League clash with Copenhagen

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By Harry Bamforth

Published: 04:29 EST, 13 February 2024 | Updated: 04:55 EST, 13 February 2024

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PLAYER RATINGS: Conor Gallagher rescued Chelsea pinch second-half double

Alongside Conor Gallagher, location were galore performances Mauricio Pochettino will beryllium proud of from his players past night.

For Crystal Palace, it was Jefferson Lerma who shined brightly, scoring an absolute cracker successful nan first half.

Let’s spot really nan Daily Mail’s Kieran Gill rated them:

Gallagher shines against his erstwhile side

There was erstwhile a clip erstwhile Conor Gallagher was wheeling distant successful ceremony astatine Selhurst Park successful nan colours of Crystal Palace.

However, 2 years connected from his indebtedness spell astatine nan Eagles, his goals successful nan bluish of Chelsea person plunged Roy Hodgson and his broadside further into despair.

The 24-year-old’s brace - which included a stoppage-time victor – was conscionable reward for his energetic performance, which is thing we are opening to go accustomed to.

If he continues successful this vein of shape and builds his business pinch Enzo Fernandez successful nan mediate of nan park, really precocious up nan array could Chelsea finish?

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Crystal Palace 1-3 Chelsea: Blues travel from down to clinch triumph successful stoppage-time

The large talk earlier nan crippled was if Chelsea tin find consistency, and if they person turned a corner. Well, it looks for illustration they conscionable mightiness have.

1-0 down astatine half-time, it looked for illustration nan aforesaid aged communicative for Mauricio Pochettino’s men, but a Conor Gallagher brace, and a composed Enzo Fernandez stoppage-time decorativeness secured nan 3 points for nan Blues.

It whitethorn not person been nan astir convincing of performances, but Cheslea sewage nan occupation done which was precisely what they needed. Results are nan cardinal to success.

The Daily Mail’s Sami Mokbel was astatine Selhurst Park, publication his lucifer study here:

Good morning!

Football conscionable keeps connected coming, don’t you conscionable emotion it!

Firstly, we will bring you each nan champion guidance from Chelsea’s 3-1 triumph distant astatine Crystal Palace past nighttime - different measurement successful nan correct guidance for Mauricio Pochettino’s men.

We will besides beryllium bringing you each nan build-up to nan first-leg of Manchester City’s information of 16 Champions League necktie pinch Copenhagen.

I emotion this clip of year; I tin already perceive nan Champions League anthem now – is location immoderate measurement we tin accelerated guardant to coming already?

Sadly, we can’t, but location will beryllium plentifulness to excavation your teeth into passim nan day, truthful make judge you instrumentality pinch us.