Conor Gallagher breaks Crystal Palace hearts with outrageous late winner for Chelsea after former Eagles loanee received standing ovation from Selhurst Park faithful


Conor Gallagher came back to haunt Crystal Palace with an outrageous goal in Chelsea’s 2-1 win at Selhurst Park.

The former Palace player, who won the Eagles Player of the Season award for 2021/22, was given a hearty ovation by the home crowd when he became a late substitute for the visitors.

Gallagher refused to celebrate
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Conor Gallagher breaks Crystal Palace hearts with outrageous late winner for Chelsea after former Eagles loanee received standing ovation from Selhurst Park faithful
It was his first senior goal for Chelsea
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But the 22-year-old would break their hearts with a superb 90th-minute long-range effort to hand Blues manager Graham Potter a priceless victory in his first Premier League game in charge.

“You won’t see a better strike all season,” West Ham legend Alvin Martin said in commentary for talkSPORT 2.

“No goalkeeper in the world comes close.

“A perfect achievement. What a strike!”

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