Wilfried Zaha responded with a now-deleted response on social media after Reece James inferred he silenced the Crystal Palace star throughout Chelsea’s 2-1 win at Crystal Palace on Saturday.
Odsonne Edouard opened the scoring for the hosts earlier than Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang netted his first aim for the Blues shortly earlier than half time.
Former Eagles midfielder Conor Gallagher ended up haunting his previous facet within the ninetieth minute, changing Christian Pulisic’s cross at hand Graham Potter a much-needed first victory as Chelsea supervisor.
Blues defender Reece James and Palace winger Zaha have been concerned in an entertaining duel all through the conflict and the previous posted an image of the pair on Twitter alongside a padlock emoji.
Zaha took the bait, posting “Clouts a hell of a drug lol However yall be protected” on his Instagram story earlier than later taking it down.
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The defeat noticed Palace drop to seventeenth within the Premier League following West Ham’s victory over Wolves afterward Saturday, whereas Chelsea are as much as fifth, 4 factors behind third-placed Tottenham having performed a sport fewer.