Cole Palmer display and a ridiculous penalty as Everton are humiliated

Cole Palmer display and a ridiculous penalty as Everton are humiliated

(Chelsea – Everton 6-0) Cole Palmer (21 years old), Chelsea's best player this season, continues to provide the goods. Only Erling Braut Haaland (23) has scored more goals in the league this season.

Left foot, head, right foot.

There are the body parts Cole Palmer used to make it 1-0, 2-0, then 3-0 – and at the same time Real hat trick 29 minutes before Stamford Bridge.

From 1–0 to 3–0 it took 16 minutes.

– Cole Palmer was brilliant all season. It has been better than anything else at Stamford Bridge this season, and tonight's performance is the icing on the cake, he wrote. Premier League pundit Andy Townsend.

Midway through the second half, the 21-year-old made it 5-0 from the penalty spot – but not without drama:

Noni Madueke and Nicholas Jackson both looked set to take the penalty and Chelsea captain Conor Gallagher was forced to snatch the ball out of Madueke's hands before passing it to Palmer.

– Who is the penalty kick taker? Cole Palmer. Give him the ball. I've never seen anything like this before, especially considering the situation. grow up! Hoot Sky Sports commentator And former Arsenal striker Alan Smith on the behavior of Madueke and Jackson.

After the match, Palmer was asked about the situation:

– Everyone wants to take a penalty kick, which is understandable, but I took a penalty kick and I wanted to take it. Everyone wants to take responsibility and perhaps the argument is a bit over the top. But everyone is smiling and laughing about it now the boss We had a serious talk after the game, Palmer tells Sky Sports.

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Watch the situation in the video window above:

“My ball!”: Cole Palmer pushes Nicholas Jackson away after an argument over who should take the penalty. Photograph: Andrew Candridge/Reuters/NTB

Palmer is now up to 20 league goals this season. Nine of them were from the penalty spot.

Just him His former colleague Erling Braut Haaland (also 20 goals) is at the same level in the battle for the top scorer title in the 2023/24 season. Four of Jærbuen's goals came from the penalty spot.

Ollie Watkins (Aston Villa) has 19 goals, while the trio of Alexander Isak (Newcastle), Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) and Dominic Solanke (Bournemouth) share fourth place with 17 goals each.

Watch Palmer's four goals against Everton here:

Before the end of the first half, Nicholas Jackson added a goal to make the score 4-0 for Chelsea.

One minute after the end of normal time, Alfie Gilchrist (20) had the honor of ending the goal celebration with his first goal with Chelsea.

JOYED: Alfie Gilchrist was perhaps the one who celebrated the most in a six-goal match. Photograph: Glenn Kirk/AFP/NTP

In addition to his 20 goals, Palmer also ranks fourth in assists with nine.

Everton are in desperate need of points. This fall, they were deducted six points, before another two points were deducted last week for breaching the Premier League's financial rules. The club announced that it would appeal the decision.

It has been just 11 days since Palmer last scored a hat-trick, when he completed the feat 11 minutes into stoppage time against Manchester United.

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