Crystal Palace v Chelsea, 03 January 2016

Score3-0 to Chelsea
RefereeKevin Friend
CompetitionPremier League
VenueSelhurst Park
Attendance24,854
Chelsea had now won ten of the 14 Premier League meetings with Crystal Palace (lost two). Kick-off: 1.30pm

Goals:

Goals:

Oscar 29 G
Willian 60 G
Diego Costa 66 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey
Defender Scott Dann
Defender Pape Souaré
Defender Joel Ward
Defender/Midfielder Damien Delaney
Defender/Midfielder Mile Jedinak
Midfielder James McArthur
Midfielder Jason Puncheon
Midfielder/Forward LEE Chung-yong
Midfielder/Forward Wilfried Zaha

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois
Defender John Terry
Defender Kurt Zouma
Defender/Midfielder César Azpilicueta
Defender/Midfielder Branislav Ivanović
Midfielder Cesc Fabregas
Midfielder John Obi Mikel
Midfielder Oscar
Midfielder Willian
Midfielder/Forward Eden Hazard
Forward Diego Costa

Substitutions:

Marouane Chamakh for Fraizer Campbell 67
Joe Ledley for Mile Jedinak 67
Jonny Williams for LEE Chung-yong 80

Substitutions:

Pedro for Eden Hazard 16
Nemanja Matić for Oscar 88

Cards:

Damien Delaney 13 Y
Mile Jedinak 57 Y
Scott Dann 80 Y

Cards:

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Alex McCarthy
Defender Martin Kelly
Midfielder Joe Ledley
Midfielder Jordon Mutch
Midfielder Jonny Williams
Midfielder/Forward Bakary Sako

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Asmir Begović
Defender Baba Rahman
Defender/Midfielder Nemanja Matić
Midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek
Midfielder Pedro
Midfielder Ramires
Midfielder Bertrand Traoré

Comments:

League position: 7th Crystal Palace had yet to win their first Premier League game of a New Year (now lost five and drawn two). The Eagles had now won two of their last seven home Premier League games (lost three).

Comments:

League position: 14th This was Chelsea's first away win in their last eight Premier League away games (lost four) since winning at West Bromwich Albion on 23 August 2015. This was the reigning champions' biggest away win in the Premier League since a 5-0 victory at Swansea City on 17 January 2015. The Premier League’s Goal Accreditation Panel ruled on the following: - Chelsea’s third goal against Crystal Palace on Sunday 3rd January 2016 has been confirmed as a Diego Costa goal. (Circular 14 – 11th January 2016)