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Chelsea’s Palmer Secures Remarkable Win with Hat-Trick Against Manchester United

London, April 05, 2024, The Europe Today: In a breathtaking display of football, Cole Palmer etched his name into Premier League history with a stunning hat-trick, securing a remarkable victory for Chelsea against Manchester United, despite surrendering a two-goal lead earlier in the match.

Palmer’s heroics unfolded deep into stoppage time, as he netted twice to complete his hat-trick and snatch victory from the jaws of defeat. The latest winner ever scored in Premier League history, timed at 100 minutes 39 seconds, sent Stamford Bridge into a frenzy and left United stunned.

The dramatic turnaround saw Chelsea initially take the lead through captain Conor Gallagher, before Palmer doubled the advantage from the penalty spot within the opening 20 minutes. However, United mounted a spirited comeback, with Alejandro Garnacho leading the charge by capitalizing on defensive errors to level the score.

Bruno Fernandes and Garnacho struck again to put United ahead in the dying moments, seemingly securing the win. Yet, Chelsea’s resilience shone through as Palmer converted a penalty in the 100th minute before sealing the victory with a deflected shot in the 101st minute.

Since joining Chelsea in the summer for a hefty fee, Palmer has been a revelation at Stamford Bridge. The 21-year-old’s stellar performance against United brings his league goal tally to 16, making him a standout player in Chelsea’s young squad.

Palmer’s remarkable form has not gone unnoticed on the international stage either, having made his England debut recently and poised for inclusion in Gareth Southgate’s squad for Euro 2024.

For Manchester United, the loss epitomizes their inconsistent season under manager Erik Ten Hag. Despite moments of promise, defensive vulnerabilities and a lack of response to Chelsea’s intensity highlight the challenges facing the club.

With questions looming over defensive frailties and missed opportunities, United finds themselves further adrift from a Champions League spot, leaving Ten Hag with much to ponder as the season progresses.