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Former Chelsea captain Gary Cahill returned to Stamford Bridge with Crystal Palace following his departure from Chelsea over the summer as a free agent.
The respect of Chelsea fans towards our former captain was clear as his name was sung by the Stamford Bridge faithful towards the end of the game.
Cahill put in a good performance at the heart of the Palace defence but he couldn’t stop Chelsea from beating his new team 2-0 thanks to goals from Tammy Abraham and Christian Pulisic.
It wasn’t just Chelsea fans that showed respect to our former captain. Chelsea boss Frank Lampard made time to seek out Cahill and share an embrace with the former Chelsea defender.
It was a special moment between two Chelsea legends who the FA Cup, Champions League and Europa League playing alongside each other.