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Crystal Palace’s Ward lauds ‘tremendous’ Schlupp’s impact against Chelsea

Joel Ward has lauded “tremendous” Crystal Palace star Jeffrey Schlupp, claiming “he is a joy to play with”.

With the Eagles losing 3-0 to Chelsea at half time courtesy of goals from Kai Havertz, Christian Pulisic and Kurt Zouma, the Ghanaian was introduced in the 59th for Eberechi Eze.

58: We’ve made a double sub.

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Four minutes into his introduction, he assisted Christian Benteke’s goal as Roy Hodgson’s men reduced their deficit against the rampaging Blues.