New Record: Cole Palmer make history in Premier League

New Record: Cole Palmer make history in Premier League

Chelsea asserted their dominance at the Amex Stadium, triumphing over Brighton with a resolute 2-1 victory in today’s Premier League clash. The encounter proved pivotal for Chelsea as they vigorously pursue Europa Conference League football for the upcoming season.

From the outset, Chelsea set the tempo, initiating the game with fervour. Midfield maestro Cole Palmer etched his name on the scoresheet in the 34th minute, courtesy of a precision pass from Marc Cucurella. Palmer’s clinical finish marked his 22nd goal of the league campaign, underscoring his indispensable role in Chelsea’s attacking arsenal. As the first half drew to a close, Chelsea held a deserved 1-0 advantage.

Brighton endeavour to mount a resurgence in the second half, striving to level the scoreline. Despite their earnest efforts, the resolute Chelsea defense thwarted Brighton’s advances, maintaining their stronghold.

Chelsea further solidified their lead in the 64th minute, courtesy of substitute Christopher Nkunku, who expertly capitalised on a pass from Malo Gusto to extend Chelsea’s lead to 2-0.

Brighton grabbed one back in the 90+8 minutes, courtesy of Danny Welbeck, who received an assist from Joao Pedro, but it was insufficient to get a point in today’s clash.

The triumph propels Chelsea to the sixth position in the league standings, amassing a commendable tally of 60 points and affirming their contention for European qualification.

Notably, Cole Palmer etched his name in the annals of Chelsea history, equalling the record for most opening goals in a Premier League season for the club, joining the esteemed ranks of Gianfranco Zola, Didier Drogba, and Eden Hazard.

Looking ahead, Chelsea braces for their final Premier League encounter against Brentford, as they strive to conclude their campaign on a high note and consolidate their European aspirations.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Related Articles