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Watch: Palace's Lerma unleashes spectacular strike vs. Chelsea

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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.

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