And by squandering three very takeable
chances, his finishing had the softness to match.
When Hemp had reached 65, Graeme Archer at second slip ended a session of juggling by grounding a far more takeable
Maik Taylor remained constant under a barrage of first-half corners, at which Plymouth tried to neuter his effectiveness by packing the six-yard box, But for all the control Plymouth had in all areas of the pitch, and for all the earnest huff and puff, a takeable
back post header put wide by Krisztian Timar was their clearest chance.
IT has taken Crystal Palace time to shrug off the disappointment of last season's play-off defeat, but recent results have been more encouraging and 4-5 about them beating Barnsley is takeable
Early on, when Chelsea missed two takeable
chances, the incandescent Scot seemed intent on invading the pitch to strangle one or other of his dawdling midfielders.
The edge slightly wrong-footed him, sending his hands right as his body swayed left, but it was eminently takeable
for a wicketkeeper who impressed with gloves and bat on his debut.
His goal could also prove priceless in the final shake-up, coming as it did after the Blues' strikers had spurned some very takeable
chances in the first half.