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Chelsea 4-3 Man United (EPL)

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Chelsea have won a Premier League game against Man Utd for the first time since November 2017.

Manchester United were leading in this game at 99:17, the latest a side has ever led in a Premier League match they’ve gone on to lose.

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MOTM: Cole Palmer.

Diogo Dalot has scored or assisted 4 goals in the Premier League this season, his best ever league return so far in his career:

  • 2017/18 ~ 0 goals & 2 assists
  • 2018/19 ~ 0 goals & 2 assists
  • 2019/20 ~ 0 goals & 0 assists
  • 2020/21 ~ 1 goal & 1 assist
  • 2021/22 ~ 0 goals & 0 assists
  • 2022/23 ~ 1 goal & 2 assists
  • 2023/24 ~ 2 goals & 2 assists

Garnacho has taken 30 shots following a dribble (2 goals) in the Premier League this season. Only Phil Foden has had more shots following a dribble in the competition (32).

Man Utd have faced 17.53 shots per game in the Premier League this season, Sheffield Utd are the only team in Europe’s big five divisions that face more on average.Sheffield Utd have conceded 80 goals and are bottom of the league with 15 points from 30 games.

Cole Palmer has now been directly involved in more league goals than any other U23 player in Europe’s big five divisions.

  • 24 – Cole Palmer◎
  • 23 – Erling Haaland
  • 21 – Bukayo Saka, Phil Foden
  • 20 – Jude Bellingham

Conor Gallagher’s opener (3:38) was Chelsea’s earliest Premier League goal against Manchester United since Pedro’s strike after 30 seconds in October 2016.

Antony completed 6/7 dribbles against Chelsea, 2 more than he has ever managed in a single game for Manchester United.

Man Utd have conceded 109 shots in the last four Premier League games, conceding:

  • 27 shots vs. Man City
  • 23 shots vs. Everton
  • 31 shots vs. Brentford
  • 28 shots vs. Chelsea

Cole Palmer’s game by numbers vs. Man Utd [RANK]:

  • 9 shots [1st]
  • 8 chances created [1st]
  • 6 crosses [1st]
  • 5 shots on target [1st]
  • 3 goals [1st]

Cole Palmer was directly involved in 17 shots (9 shots & 8 chances created) against Man Utd, the most any player has managed in a single Premier League game this season.

Cole Palmer has scored 4 goals against Manchester United, that’s more than he has managed against any club in the Premier League in his career so far:

  • 3 apps
  • 4 goals
  • 1 hat trick

You might want to know that he grew up being a Manchester United fan.

Only Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink have been directly involved in more goals (32) in their debut season for Chelsea in the Premier League than Cole Palmer (24):

  • J-F. Hasselbaink: 32 (2000-01)
  • C. PALMER: 24 (2023-24)
  • D. Costa: 23 (2014-15)

Alejandro Garnacho has scored or assisted more goals (10) than any other teenage in Europe’s Top 5 Leagues apart from Girona’s Savio.

Four of the last six goals Man United have conceded have been scored after the 90th minute:

  • 90+1’ Haaland (v Man City)
  • 90+9’ Ajer (v Brentford)
  • 90+10’ Palmer (v Chelsea)
  • 90+11’ Palmer (v Chelsea)

Cole Palmer’s hat-trick goal for Chelsea timed at 100:39 was the latest winning goal on record (since 2006-07) in a Premier League game.

Chelsea’s Cole Palmer (21y 334d) became the 200th different player to score a Premier League hat-trick and the third youngest player to score 3+ goals in a match against Manchester United in the competition after Romelu Lukaku (20y 6d in May 2013) and David Bentley (21y 158d in February 2006).

Cole Palmer has scored in each of his last six Premier League appearances at Stamford Bridge – he is the first player aged 21 or younger to score in six home Premier League appearances in a row since Cristiano Ronaldo in 2006-07.

Manchester United have faced more shots than any other side in Europe’s big-five leagues in 2024 (225).

10 of Cole Palmer’s 16 goals in the Premier League this season have seen Chelsea go from drawing to leading in the match; the most by a player for the Blues in a single campaign since Eden Hazard in 2014-15 (10).

Cole Palmer is the 200th player to score a Premier League hat-trick. Landmark hat-trick scorers:

  • 1 – Eric Cantona (1992)
  • 50 – Michael Owen (1998)
  • 100 – John Carew (2008)
  • 200 – Cole Palmer (2024)

Cole Palmer is the second youngest player in Premier League history to score two penalties in one game (21 years, 334 days), behind Mario Balotelli in December 2010 for Man City against Aston Villa (20 years, 138 days).

Cole Palmer last night was only the second player Opta has on record (since 2003-04) to both attempt 8+ shots (9) and create 8+ chances (8) in a Premier League match, along with David Silva in March 2015 for Man City vs West Brom (10 shots, 11 chances created).

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