Chelsea scored a late goal in their Premier League 2023-24 game versus Crystal Palace to get all the 3 points on offer on 28th December 2023. The Blues had scored the first goal of the match after Mykhailo Mudryk had netted a goal in the 13th minute.
The Blues were suffering from injuries and suspensions and had fielded a young side at Stamford Bridge. Despite not being able to convert most of their chances, Mauricio Pocchetino and co. managed to seal the deal in this match.
After Mudryk’s goal, Michael Olise scored a goal during the extra time of the first half. The half-time score read 1-1 and Chelsea had their task cut-out in the second half.
Substitute Noni Madueke scored a penalty and made sure that the Blues win this game. Notably, Chelsea haven’t been able to log victories in home games but made sure to win their last home game of this year.
Chelsea haven’t been performing well in this Premier League 2023-24 season and are presently in the 10th position of the points table. On the other hand, Crystal Palace are in the 15th position with 4 wins in 19 games.
The Cityzens crush past Everton in their Premier League 2023-24 match
Having recently won the FIFA Club World Cup, Manchester City extended their dominant run in this calendar year. Pep Guardiola and co. were trailing 0-1 at half-time but scored 3 goals in the second half to bag a win in this game.
Phil Foden, Julian Alvarez and Bernardo Silva netted goals for Manchester City in this match in the second half in a remarkable turn of events at Goodison Park.
Jack Harrison had opened the account for Everton but Sean Dyche and co. couldn’t maintain their winning position.
“The manager (told us) at halftime to just keep believing, we haven’t got this badge for no reason. In the second half, yeah, wow, I think we blew them away with the way we played,” said Phil Foden.
Manchester City had defeated Fluminense in the finals of the FIFA Club World Cup on 22nd December 2023. Julian Alvarez had netted a brace and Phil Foden had netted a goal in this game. Nino from the Fluminense team had scored an own goal in the 27th minute of the game at the King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
City are presently in the 4th position in the points table of Premier League 2023-24 and need to close the gap at the top of the points table.