Olivier Giroud leaves Selhurst Park on crutches

Matt Debono

Chelsea forward Olivier Giroud has left Selhurst Park on crutches following the Blues' win over Crystal Palace.

N'Golo Kante got the only goal of the game to cement Chelsea's place in the top four.

Giroud was given the nod ahead of Alvaro Morata to start on Sunday afternoon, and he found the back of the net twice.

However, both were tight calls but the pair of his finishes were adjudged to have been offside.

Following his second strike, the follow through from James Tomkins meant the forward had to be replaced.

Here he is leaving the stadium at the end of the game:

This could lead to the Blues needing a new forward in January with Alvaro Morata also possibly set to leave the club.

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