London, April 18: Chelsea will play Liverpool in the FA Cup final after a deserved 2-0 victory against Crystal Palace on Sunday night.
Ruben Loftus-Cheek’s impressive shot in the 65th minute, which was slightly deflected on the way to goal, and Mason Mount’s shot after a pass from Timo Werner with 15 minutes remaining, were a just reward for the Thomas Tuchel against an opponent who was trying to absorb the pressure of playing at half-time.
Liverpool booked their place with a 3-2 win against Manchester City, who paid for first-half errors on Saturday afternoon.
In the Premier League, Tottenham missed a chance to strengthen their fourth-place position when Leandro Trossard’s last-minute strike condemned them to a 1-0 loss at home to Brighton, who they won away last weekend. of Arsenal.
Arsenal dropped to sixth in the table after Jan Bednarek’s 44th-minute goal and a series of excellent saves from Fraser Forster condemned them to a 1-0 loss to Southampton.
Manchester United overcame Arsenal thanks to Cristiano Ronaldo’s hat-trick in a 3-2 win at home to bottom club Norwich City, Xinhua reports. Ronaldo opened the scoring in the seventh minute and doubled his side’s lead just after half an hour, but United still lacked cohesion and Kieran Dowell and Teemu Pukki equalized Norwich before Ronaldo struck a free kick in the 76th minute. through your defensive wall.
Burnley’s first game since Sean Dyche’s surprise sacking on Friday ended in a 1-1 draw at West Ham, doing little to help their battle against relegation.
Wout Weghorst’s second goal since joining in January put Burnley in front, and it should have been 2-0, but Maxwel Cornet missed the chance to double the lead from the penalty spot.
Tomas Soucek equalized for West Ham in the 74th minute and the home side would have taken all three points had it not been for some excellent saves from Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope.
The match will also be remembered for a horrific ankle injury suffered by Burnley midfielder Ashley Westwood, which brought the match to a halt several minutes before half-time.
Bruno Guimaraes’ header in the 95th minute sealed Newcastle’s comeback after conceding an Ademola Lookman goal at home to Leicester City.
Guimaraes had leveled the score from close range in the 30th minute against an opponent who turned his team around considerably after Thursday’s UEFA Conference League game.
Pontus Jansson’s 95th-minute strike gave Brentford a 2-1 victory at Vicarage Road that secures their future in the top flight, but it is a blow for Watford, who have lost their last 10 home games.
Christian Norgaard put Brentford ahead in the 15th minute, and although Emilio Bonaventura equalized 10 minutes into the second half, Jansson decided on an entertaining game for the visitors.