On February 12, 2024, Chelsea played against Crystal Palace in a Premier League match at Selhurst Park in London, England. The Eagles had lost their last 12 Premier League encounters against Chelsea, while Chelsea had suffered a 4-2 defeat to Wolverhampton Wanderers in their previous league outing. After a quiet start to the game, Palace created the first opening opportunity in the 23rd minute when a curling strike by Jean-Philippe Mateta was saved by Djordje Petrovic. Seven minutes later, Jefferson Lerma scored a sublime curling strike to give Palace the lead.
In the second half, Conor Gallagher equalized for Chelsea just one minute after the restart. However, Chelsea suffered a setback when Silva had to be substituted due to an injury, and Levi Colwill replaced him for the remaining 30 minutes of the game. Chelsea continued to create chances, with Ben Chilwell and Nicolas Jackson both missing opportunities to score. In stoppage time, Gallagher scored again to complete the turnaround for Chelsea, with Palmer providing the assist.
A few minutes later, Palmer assisted Enzo Fernandez, who secured the win for Chelsea. Chelsea emerged victorious with a 4-2 win over Crystal Palace.