Willian provides spark as Chelsea survive late scare against Crystal Palace

Chelsea claimed three points after a turbulent week, but their performance still left something to be desired as Crystal Palace nearly clawed their way back into the match with a display of fighting spirit.

Two goals in a dominant first half, both of which interacted with the body of Martin Kelly on their way in, provided Chelsea with a platform for victory. But the introduction of Wilfried Zaha at half-time gave the visitors renewed heart and Patrick van Aanholt pulled a goal back in the 90th minute to test the nerves of Stamford Bridge unduly.

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