C'mon the Palace! Chelsea Shocked at Stamford Bridge
Don't look now, but the Eagles are No 2 in the Premiership table.
Well, what the hell. Look now:
Crystal Palace may as well savor it while they can. Alan Pardew may be a genius right now -- he called this win -- but he still sinks when he steps on water.
Meanwhile, the Premiership's reigning champions are stepping on something much more foul these days.
Chelsea look mortal right now, so Crystal Palace took full advantage, swaggering into Stamford Bridge and ringing up a 1-2 upset.
And Bakary Sako was fine with that:
But Chelsea did control much of this match. It surely was no surprise that they showcased their champions’ quality with an equalizer 14 minutes later:
The Bridge was pumped after that display and expecting the usual killer blow, but it came from the other side, with Joel Ward finishing in the 81st minute:
Crystal Palace have mastered the art of silencing the crowd. Of course, in the past, they had a lot of practice doing that at Selhurst Park.
But it's not that way now.