It’s the Emirates FA Cup semi-final clash between Chelsea Vs Crystal Palace going down live right now at the Wembley Stadium.
It is another opportunity for the Champions of the World to make it into a final which would be a consolation for their season after crashing out of the UEFA Champions League against Real Madrid who they were able to beat but the aggregate didn’t favor them at the end of it all.
Both teams Chelsea Vs Crystal Palace stand an equal opportunity of making it into the final with them already passing through some big opponents who gave them so much tough time but in the end, they were able to progress through reaching the semifinals which are going down right now.
Both teams were able to reach the semifinal after beating their opponent in the quarterfinals, the Blues went past Middlesbrough who already knocked out Manchester United and Tottenham, but they could repeat the same with Chelsea who beat them perfectly to advance.
The Palace side has been impressive so far with their progress in the competition which saw them beating Everton mercilessly 4-0 as Frank Lampard’s side couldn’t do anything about the result which sent them packing after 90 minutes played on that day.
CHELSEA STARTING LINEUP
CRYSTAL PALACE STARTING LINEUP
Jack Butland (Goalkeeper); Tyrick Mitchell, Marc Guehi, Joachim Andersen, Joel Ward (Defenders); Cheikhou Kouyate, James McArthur (Midfielders); Jeffrey Schlupp, Eberechi Eze, Wilfried Zaha (Attackers); Jean-Philippe Mateta (Striker).
Romelu Lukaku is once again on the bench for this encounter as Thomas Tuchel is once again giving Kai Havertz the opportunity of playing as number nine while Timo Werner starts like he did against Real Madrid which he also scored a goal.
So many talking points to the buildup of this match Connor Gallagher was making headlines after Palace side requested for the player to play against Chelsea who is his parent’s club, but the request was turned down immediately as it goes against the rule of a loan move.
Crystal Palace will have to play without the England international who wasn’t happy with the decision made but has to respect his contract he is expected to return to Stamford Bridge when the season comes to an end and fight for his place next campaign with Thomas Tuchel ready to use him.
A big game we have in our hands here as a win will mean they have to go up against Liverpool in the final as the Reds smashed Manchester City yesterday 2-3 in a game which was an entertaining one all through the 90 minutes of football that was played at the Wembley Stadium.
The game Chelsea Vs Crystal Palace is an encounter which has a lot install for the fans as the last time both teams played against each other, it ended with the Blues beating them 0-1 away from their home ground which was a hard-fought encounter that provided just one goal between them.
It has been a ride so far for them coming off their last game which saw the Blue side of London crashing out of the UEFA Champions League after beating Real Madrid 2-3, while Palace lost to Leicester City in the English Premier League clash which wasn’t a good one for them on that day.
This match is a chance for them both to bounce back from their disappointments which could see them be able to make something happen which will be a major boost to them ending the season as they could be lifting a title before the 2021-2022 campaign comes to a close after 38 games played.
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