Chelsea also had all the opportunity to approach his rival Tottenham, which surprisingly lost 1-3 at home against Wolverhampton on Saturday. The victory against Crystal Palace makes that the distance is two points after 20 rounds.
Chelsea has one point up to Manchester City before the reigning seriemesteren face Southampton on Sunday afternoon. Down to five Arsenal stand five points, and Chelsea has thus been a great luke in the battle for mesterligaplassene.
Matchvinnerscoringen to Kanté came just after the break. David Luiz played Kanté elegantly through the defense. The frenchman took the ball down on his chest and sent it into the net from five metres. Vicente Guaita got a hand on the ball, but failed to fend off Kantés third in scoring for the season.Cancelled goal
Olivier Giroud got the confidence from the start at the top and got nettsus with venstrefoten on two occasions, but the 32-year-old was understand avvinket for offside. Tip trampled over by the other nettkjenningen quarter before the end and had to be replaced by Álvaro Close.
Chelsea controlled most of the Selhurst Park and could easily have led to the break, but the bar stood in the way for both Willian and Ross Barkley in the first place.
Wilfried Zaha stood for vertenes first chances on goal after 85 minutes. Just before the end got Connor Wickham is a good opportunity to ensure a strong Palace-points, but the wind blew the ball over from short range. Thus could the Chelsea cheer for the three points. The team celebrates the new year in fourth place, while Crystal Palace holds 14.-space.
– It was a difficult battle. I'm happy with the team, since we dominated in 85 minutes, even though we didn't kill the match and had to fight the last five minutes, said Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri to the BBC.football boots are not with
– I think Chelsea was the best team in 75 minutes. We did not create enough. We tried the last fifteen, but I think they deserved the three points, " said the Crystal Palace player Luka Milivojevic to Sky Sports.
Alexander football boots were out of the Crystal Palace squad for the second match in a row. Trønderens the previous runs was twelve minutes against Leicester 15. December.
Crystal Palace guests Wolverhampton 2. January, while Chelsea visit Southampton on the same night.