Cole Palmer’s brace in the dying moments secured a remarkable 4-3 victory for Chelsea against Manchester United on Thursday night.


Despite relinquishing a two-goal lead, Chelsea found salvation in their talented youngster, who netted in the 100th and 101st minutes.


The result heaps pressure on Erik ten Hag, who faced scrutiny from the Stamford Bridge stands courtesy of Sir Jim Ratcliffe, following another staggering collapse.

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Match Recap:
Chelsea seized an early advantage, with Conor Gallagher capitalizing on Enzo Fernandez’s delivery to slot past Andre Onana.

In the 18th minute, the Blues doubled their lead from the spot, as Palmer confidently dispatched a penalty after Marc Cucurella was fouled by Antony.

Chelsea came close to extending their lead through Axel Disasi’s header, narrowly missing the target from a set-piece.

However, United clawed their way back into the game just past the half-hour mark. Alejandro Garnacho intercepted Moises Caicedo’s errant pass and set up Diogo Dalot for a precise cross, which Bruno Fernandes converted at the far post.

As the second half commenced, both teams exchanged counter-attacks, with United threatening through Harry Maguire and Fernandes, whose attempts sailed over the bar.

United completed their comeback in the 67th minute, as Garnacho met Antony’s exquisite cross with a headed finish.

In stoppage time, Chelsea earned a lifeline with another penalty, converted once again by Palmer after Dalot fouled Noni Madueke.

Yet, the drama continued as Chelsea clinched victory from a corner, with Palmer’s deflected strike eluding Onana to spark jubilation at Stamford Bridge.