(Video) Ruben Loftus-Cheek opens FA Cup semi-final scoring with emphatic volley

Chelsea went out on target in the FA Cup semi-final against Crystal Palace on Sunday afternoon.

The heated encounter, which takes place under the famous Wembley arches, sees Thomas Tuchel and Eagles Patrick Vera vie for a place in next month’s final as Liverpool await.

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The match proved to be a dead end in the first hour, but midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek, who replaced Mateo Kovacic in the first half, blasted his side ahead with a powerful shot.

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