Cole Palmer’s Late Heroics Secure Chelsea’s Thrilling 4-3 Victory Over Manchester United (Video Highlights)

Chelsea’s dramatic turnaround leaves Man Utd reeling at Stamford Bridge

In a sensational turn of events, Chelsea emerged victorious in a pulsating encounter against Manchester United, with Cole Palmer stealing the show with a last-gasp brace to seal a memorable 4-3 win at Stamford Bridge.

The match began with a flurry of action as Chelsea quickly grabbed the lead within four minutes, courtesy of Conor Gallagher’s strike off a deflected shot by Malo Gusto. Palmer then doubled Chelsea’s advantage from the penalty spot after Marc Cucurella was fouled.

United, however, showcased their resilience and fought back strongly before halftime. Garnacho capitalized on a Moises Caicedo error to pull one back, while Bruno Fernandes nodded home a well-placed header to restore parity.

The momentum shifted in United’s favor after Garnacho netted his second, putting the visitors ahead. Chelsea, determined to mount a comeback, was rewarded when Palmer converted another penalty after Noni Madueke was fouled by Diogo Dalot. Palmer then completed his hat-trick with a deflected effort that beat Andre Onana, sealing a dramatic victory for the Blues.

The pressure on Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino has been mounting, but this thrilling win has provided a much-needed boost. The team’s recent form, including progression to the FA Cup semi-finals, suggests a turning point in their season.

Cole Palmer’s exceptional performance earned him the accolade of Player of the Match. The forward’s clinical finishing and creative play were pivotal in Chelsea’s success, highlighting his growing influence since joining the club.

Player Ratings: Chelsea: Petrovic 7; Gusto 6, Disasi 6, Badiashile 6, Cucurella 6; Palmer 10, Caicedo 6, Gallagher 7, Fernandez 6, Mudryk 5; Jackson 5. Subs: Sterling 6, Chukwuemeka 6, Gilchrist n/a, Chalobah n/a, Madueke 7 Manchester United: Onana 7; Dalot 6, Varane 5, Maguire 7, Wan-Bissaka 8; Antony 8, Casemiro 6, Fernandes 7, Mainoo 6, Garnacho 8; Hojlund 5. Subs: Evans 7, Rashford n/a, Kambwala n/a, Mount n/a

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