VIDEO: Chelsea 1-2 Crystal Palace[BPL Highlights]
Falcao got off the mark for the hosts but the Premier League champions suffered a rare defeat at Stamford Bridge, with the prospect of back-to-back titles already looking bleakJose Mourinho suffered only his second home defeat in the Premier League as Chelsea manager as Crystal Palace shocked the champions with a 2-1 win at Stamford Bridge.
Bakary Sako put Palace in front, finishing off a Yannick Bolasie cross at the second time of asking after a block by Cesar Azpilicueta.
Chelsea looked to have snatched a point when second half substitute Falcao headed in a Pedro delivery.
But the Blues were level for less than two minutes as Ward headed in after more link-up play from Bolasie and Sako.