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Jefferson Lerma‘s first goal for Crystal Palace was a special one.
The 29-year-old delivered a stunning goal to give Crystal Palace a brief 1-0 lead during Monday’s contest against Chelsea. After winning the ball back, Lerma triggered celebrations at Selhurst Park by beating Chelsea’s Djordje Petrovic with a perfectly struck ball from outside the box.
It was Lerma’s first goal since joining Palace from Bournemouth last summer.
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Chelsea turned things around in the second half, though, scoring three unanswered goals – including two by former Palace player Conor Gallagher – en route to a 3-1 win.