first_imgCrystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson believes his team deserved more for their efforts in Sunday’s 3-1 defeat at Stamford Bridge.Despite posing an attacking threat to Chelsea’s shaky defense, Crystal Palace lost 3-1 at Stamford Bridge and Hodgson was felt their efforts and reward do not match.“At the start of the second half we played well and got back into the game,” Hodgson told Sky Sports.“At that moment I thought we were looking good and looked more than capable of holding onto that, but the second goal puts you on the back foot again and that was quickly followed by the third goal.Tammy Abraham, ChelseaChelsea hat-trick hero Tammy Abraham hopes for more Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Tammy Abraham hopes this season will be his big breakthrough at Chelsea after firing his first hat-trick for the club in Saturday’s 5-2 win at Wolves.“At 3-1 you are always going to find it very difficult. Chelsea are bringing on players of incredible quality and are 3-1 up.“I was proud of the way the players kept at it and kept fighting towards the end.“I don’t think we were under the cosh by any stretch of the imagination. We were not confronted with lots of chances and opportunities, I thought we kept them at bay pretty well.“We had chances to get to 3-2 so I can’t complain bitterly about anything there, just a bit disappointed that the rewards for our efforts weren’t better.”last_img

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