Crystal Palace were on the receiving end of a 3-1 defeat against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

The Eagles travelled across London as the clear underdogs but turned in a valiant display as Maurizio Sarri’s ruthless Blues turned in a clinical second-half showing to come away with all three points.

Chelsea took the lead in the first-half as Alvaro Morata continued his positive run of form to make it 1-0.

Palace did, however, strike back against the Blues as Andros Townsend clinically converted an unlikely equaliser for his side following praise from Roy Hodgson during the week.

Chelsea proved to have too much quality in the final third in the second half, however. Morata was able to expertly finish his second of the match before Pedro added a third for the hosts.

Palace will be happy with their efforts at Stamford Bridge but will rue missed opportunities.

Here are our player ratings from the match.

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