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Report | December 27

Chelsea

2 - 1

Crystal Palace

Mykhailo Mudryk 13 Michael Olise 45
Noni Madueke 89 [PK]

64%Possession36%
9Total Shots13
4Shots on Target5
4Corners3
13Fouls16

Chelsea claim last gasp win against Palace.

Mykhailo Mudryk opened the score for Chelsea in the 13th minute after being found by Malo Gusto. Palace's Michael Olise responded with a tying goal in the 45th minute. With the scores level, Noni Madueke netted a timely 89th minute goal that proved to be the difference, securing Chelsea all three points.

The Overview

  • The Blues had plenty of possession (64%) and racked up nine shots.
  • Despite the loss, the Eagles had plenty of chances of their own, getting away 13 shots in the match.
  • The scoreline could have been more impressive if the Blues had their shooting boots on, with their shot accuracy down at 44%.

The Details

Malo Gusto's excellent reading of the game was on show again, he intercepted the ball 3 times. The Eagles' scoring efforts were held back by Eberechi Eze, who was caught offside 4 times. The Blues completed 289 more passes than the Eagles, controlling the ball throughout and enabling them to take the win.

Chelsea bag a win. Meanwhile, Palace just can't seem to catch a break.

Top Performers

Mykhailo MudrykMichael Olise
Scored 1 goal6 shots (16th in the Premier League)
1 corner won3 shots on target (22nd in the Premier League)

Both squads play next on Saturday, December 30th. Chelsea take on Luton at Kenilworth Road Stadium, while Palace take on Brentford at Selhurst Park. Can the Blues win again? Will the Eagles put this disappointment behind them?

Report | December 21

Crystal Palace

1 - 1

Brighton & Hove Albion

Jordan Ayew 45 Danny Welbeck 82

34%Possession66%
11Total Shots18
3Shots on Target6
3Corners1
12Fouls11

Stalemate sees Palace and Brighton share the points.

Jordan Ayew put Palace 1-0 up in the 45th minute after a set up by Michael Olise, but failed to put Brighton away after that. They got their reward for staying in the game, when Danny Welbeck responded to draw them level at the 82nd, and that's how it finished.

The Overview

  • A point shouldn't disappoint the Eagles too much as they only had 34% possession in the game.
  • They may have shared the points, but the Seagulls will rue missed opportunities having had 18 shots compared to the Eagles' 11.

The Details

Michael Olise had a field day, registering 8 crosses. For Brighton, Pascal Groß was relentless, getting 7 crosses into the opposition box. The Seagulls' success on the ball wasn't enough to take the win, drawing despite completing 354 more passes than the Eagles.

Back-to-back draws for Palace. Meanwhile, Brighton continue their string of mixed results.

Top Performers

Jordan AyewPascal Groß
Scored 1 goalAssisted 1 goal
Drew 4 fouls (1st in the game)7 crosses (1st on their team)

Next up, Palace meet Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday, December 27th. While Brighton meet Tottenham at The American Express Community Stadium on Thursday, December 28th. Can the Eagles make it three consecutive draws? Will the Seagulls improve their form?

Report | December 16

Manchester City

2 - 2

Crystal Palace

Jack Grealish 24 Jean-Philippe Mateta 76
Rico Lewis 54 Michael Olise 90 [PK]

74%Possession26%
19Total Shots5
9Shots on Target2
6Corners1
12Fouls9

Palace stage comeback to grab a point.

Jack Grealish got the opener for Man City in the 24th minute following an assist by Phil Foden. Rico Lewis then doubled the lead with a goal in the 54th minute. Down 2-0, Palace's Jean-Philippe Mateta narrowed the deficit with a strike in the 76th minute. Palace then completed the comeback on a Michael Olise goal to secure one point.

The Overview

  • The Eagles were able to get away with a point despite only having 26% possession.
  • City will wonder how they only managed a point after racking up 14 more shots than the Eagles throughout the game.

The Details

Kyle Walker had a field day, registering 7 crosses. For Palace, Michael Olise was relentless, leading the team in crosses. Despite the draw, City were dominant in the passing game, completing a massive 529 more passes than the Eagles.

Man City's unpredictable form continues. Meanwhile, Palace end their streak of defeats.

Top Performers

Rico LewisMichael Olise
Scored 1 goalDrew 5 fouls (6th in the Premier League)
Drew 1 foul (3rd on their team)Scored 1 goal

Next up, Man City take on Brentford at Etihad Stadium on Saturday, December 23rd. While Palace meet rivals Brighton for a showdown at Selhurst Park on Thursday, December 21st. Can City do better next time? Will the Eagles continue to make strides?

Report | December 9

Crystal Palace

1 - 2

Liverpool

Jean-Philippe Mateta 57 [PK] Mohamed Salah 76
Harvey Elliott 90

24%Possession76%
8Total Shots14
4Shots on Target2
6Corners5
17Fouls17

Harvey Elliott breaks Palace hearts with last gasp winner.

After a goalless first half, Jean-Philippe Mateta netted the first goal of the match for Palace in the 57th minute. Liverpool's Mohamed Salah then responded with an equalizer in the 76th minute. With the scores level, Harvey Elliott netted a timely 91st minute goal that proved to be the difference, securing Liverpool all three points.

The Overview

  • It was a masterclass in keeping the ball by the Reds and they converted that into a good amount of shots too, clocking up 14 attempts overall.
  • The Eagles didn't generate enough chances, only mustering eight shots throughout the contest.
  • The Reds got the job done, but it should've been more comfortable considering their shot accuracy was only 14%.
  • It wasn't just Jordan Ayew who got the referee's attention. Other Palace players let frustration get the better of them, with 5 others picking up yellow cards.

The Details

Trent Alexander-Arnold continually probed down the flank, getting 6 crosses into the box. Jarrell Quansah was caught offside 3 times, preventing him from adding further gloss to the scoreline. The Reds completed 463 more passes than the Eagles, pulling them around the pitch.

Liverpool's fine form continues. Meanwhile, it's another game, another loss for Palace.

Top Performers

Mohamed SalahJean-Philippe Mateta
Assisted 1 goal1 penalty won
Scored 1 goalScored 1 goal

Next up, Palace meet Man City at Etihad Stadium on Saturday, December 16th. While Liverpool meet fellow table toppers Man United for a crucial clash on Sunday, December 17th. Will the Eagles get out of this rough patch? Can the Reds keep their great form going?

Report | December 6

Crystal Palace

0 - 2

AFC Bournemouth

Marcos Senesi 25
Kieffer Moore 90

59%Possession41%
16Total Shots11
3Shots on Target4
3Corners9
10Fouls17

Bournemouth claim road win over Palace.

Marcos Senesi began the scoring for Bournemouth in the 25th minute after a set up by Luis Sinisterra. Kieffer Moore put in another for Bournemouth in the 91st minute, and there was nothing between the teams for the remainder, resulting in a 2-0 win.

The Overview

  • Although they had less possession (41%), the Cherries still created chances, with 11 shots.
  • Going forward the Eagles looked dangerous, amassing 16 shots in total.
  • The scoreline could have been more impressive if the Cherries had their shooting boots on, with their shot accuracy down at 36%.

The Details

Ryan Christie and Lewis Cook were one step ahead all game, recording 3 interceptions a piece. The Eagles' passing game will give them reason to be confident in their next game, clocking up 530 completed passes. The Cherries only managed 357.

Bournemouth's uninspiring form comes to an end as they take all three points. Meanwhile, Palace's mixed form continues.

Top Performers

NetoMarcos Senesi
Earned a clean sheetEarned a clean sheet
Saved 3 shotsScored 1 goal

Both squads play next on Saturday, December 9th. Palace meet Liverpool at Selhurst Park, while Bournemouth take on Man United at Old Trafford. Will the Eagles improve their form? Can the Cherries win again?

Report | December 3

West Ham United

1 - 1

Crystal Palace

Kudus Mohammed 13 Odsonne Edouard 53

55%Possession45%
9Total Shots9
3Shots on Target2
2Corners3
17Fouls7

Honors even at London Stadium.

Kudus Mohammed got West Ham off to a great start with a 13th minute score after a set up by Vladimir Coufal. Odsonne Edouard pulled Palace level shortly after half time, and that's how it finished.

The Overview

  • There was a slight possession advantage to the Hammers with 55%, but it didn't prove decisive.
  • There was nothing between the teams on the scoresheet, and nothing between them in terms of shots, with both registering 9 attempts.

The Details

Tyrick Mitchell was one step ahead all game, recording 3 interceptions. For West Ham, Kudus Mohammed had a field day, registering 8 crosses. The Hammers' passing game will give them reason to be confident in their next game, clocking up 562 completed passes. The Eagles only managed 458.

West Ham's win streak snapped. Meanwhile, Palace end their streak of defeats.

Top Performers

Kudus MohammedOdsonne Edouard
Scored 1 goalScored 1 goal
1 blocked shot (1st in the game)1 corner won

Next up, West Ham take on Tottenham at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Thursday, December 7th. While Palace take on Bournemouth at Selhurst Park on Wednesday, December 6th. Can the Hammers keep their point streak going? Will the Eagles continue to make strides?

Report | November 25

Luton Town

2 - 1

Crystal Palace

Teden Mengi 72 Michael Olise 74
Jacob Brown 83

39%Possession61%
8Total Shots16
3Shots on Target8
4Corners5
15Fouls12

Luton see off Palace at Kenilworth Road Stadium.

Teden Mengi began the scoring for Luton in the 72nd minute after being assisted by Carlton Morris. Palace's Michael Olise responded with a tying goal in the 74th minute. With the scores level, Jacob Brown netted a timely 83rd minute goal that proved to be the difference, securing Luton all three points.

The Overview

  • Without seeing a lot of the ball (39% possession), the Hatters managed to muster eight shots.
  • Going forward the Eagles looked dangerous, amassing 16 shots in total.
  • The scoreline could have been more impressive if the Hatters had their shooting boots on, with their shot accuracy down at 38%.

The Details

Alfie Doughty had a field day, registering 11 crosses. The Eagles moved the ball about nicely despite their loss, completing 200 more passes than their opponents.

Luton's uninspiring form comes to an end as they take all three points. Meanwhile, Palace have now taken 0 points from a possible 6.

Top Performers

Thomas KamińskiMichael Olise
1 goal conceded13 crosses (7th in the Premier League)
Saved 7 shots4 tackles won

Next up, Luton take on Brentford at Gtech Community Stadium on Saturday, December 2nd. While Palace meet West Ham at London Stadium on Sunday, December 3rd. Can the Hatters win again? Will the Eagles get out of this rough patch?

Report | November 11

Crystal Palace

2 - 3

Everton

Eberechi Eze 5 [PK] Vitalii Mykolenko 1
Odsonne Edouard 73 Abdoulaye Doucouré 49
Idrissa Gana Guèye 86

66%Possession34%
13Total Shots8
4Shots on Target4
9Corners2
9Fouls18

Everton take three points away from Selhurst Park.

Vitalii Mykolenko netted the first goal of the match for Everton in the first minute following an assist by Jack Harrison. After the first, Everton proceeded to add on 2 more goals. Palace nearly kept up in this high-scoring affair, scoring 2 of their own, but it wasn't enough as Everton narrowly took the win in this exciting match.

The Overview

  • Without seeing a lot of the ball (34% possession), the Toffees managed to muster eight shots.
  • Despite the loss, the Eagles had plenty of chances of their own, getting away 13 shots in the match.
  • The Toffees' accuracy paid off well, 50% of their shots were on target.

The Details

Dwight McNeil was relentless, getting 7 crosses into the opposition box. The Eagles lost on the day but managed to complete 308 more passes than the Toffees, highlighting their technical strength.

Everton are back to winning ways. Meanwhile, Palace's mixed form continues.

Top Performers

Vitalii MykolenkoEberechi Eze
Scored 1 goal1 penalty won
1 corner wonDrew 4 fouls (18th in the Premier League)

Next up, Palace take on Luton at Kenilworth Road Stadium on Saturday, November 25th. While Everton meet Man United at Goodison Park on Sunday, November 26th. Will the Eagles improve their form? Can the Toffees win again?

Report | November 4

Burnley

0 - 2

Crystal Palace

Jeffrey Schlupp 22
Tyrick Mitchell 90

67%Possession33%
17Total Shots4
5Shots on Target3
12Corners1
9Fouls12

Palace stroll to victory against Burnley.

Jeffrey Schlupp scored the match's first goal for Palace in the 22nd minute after being found by Jordan Ayew. Tyrick Mitchell put in another for Palace in the 94th minute, and there was nothing between the teams for the remainder, resulting in a 2-0 win.

The Overview

  • The underlying stats were not pretty for the Eagles; they only had 33% of possession and managed just four shots.
  • Going forward the Clarets looked dangerous, amassing 17 shots in total.
  • The Eagles' shooting precision paid off as they achieved an impressive 75% accuracy.
  • The aggressive side of Palace's game was on display while picking up the win, with 5 yellow cards registered in total.

The Details

Joachim Andersen racked up 3 interceptions throughout the game, constantly frustrating the Clarets. The Clarets moved the ball about nicely despite their loss, completing 289 more passes than their opponents.

Palace get a much-needed win. Meanwhile, it's more misery for Burnley as they lose again.

Top Performers

Sam JohnstoneTyrick Mitchell
Earned a clean sheetEarned a clean sheet
Saved 5 shotsScored 1 goal

Both squads play next on Saturday, November 11th. Burnley face a tough test against Arsenal, while Palace meet Everton at Selhurst Park. Will the Clarets halt their terrible form? Can this be the start of a winning streak for the Eagles?

Report | October 27

Crystal Palace

1 - 2

Tottenham Hotspur

Jordan Ayew 90 Joel Ward 53 [OG]
Son Heungmin 66

24%Possession76%
13Total Shots10
3Shots on Target1
11Corners2
19Fouls11

Tottenham win on the road at Palace.

After being locked in a goalless stalemate for the first 45 minutes, Joel Ward broke the deadlock with a dreaded own goal, digging his team into a hole against Tottenham in the 53rd minute. Tottenham's Son Heungmin added another in the 66th minute after being assisted by Brennan Johnson. Jordan Ayew narrowed the deficit with a 94th minute strike, but Tottenham held on as the game concluded 2-1.

The Overview

  • It was a masterclass in keeping the ball by Spurs and they converted that into a good amount of shots too, clocking up 10 attempts overall.
  • Despite the loss, the Eagles had plenty of chances of their own, getting away 13 shots in the match.
  • Spurs got the job done, but it should've been more comfortable considering their shot accuracy was only 10%.

The Details

Pape Matar Sarr was relentless, getting 5 crosses into the opposition box. For Palace, Marc Guéhi was a frequent offender, committing 5 fouls. The ball was bossed by Spurs, who completed 506 more passes than the Eagles by the end of the game.

The wins keep on coming for Tottenham. Meanwhile, it's another game, another loss for Palace.

Top Performers

Son HeungminJordan Ayew
Scored 1 goalScored 1 goal
1 blocked shot (1st in the game)2 corners won

Next up, Palace take on Burnley at Turf Moor on Saturday, November 4th. While Tottenham are at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium for a clash against old rivals Chelsea on Monday, November 6th. Will the Eagles get out of this rough patch? Can Spurs keep their great form going?

Report | October 21

Newcastle United

4 - 0

Crystal Palace

Jacob Murphy 4
Anthony Gordon 44
Sean Longstaff 45
Callum Wilson 66

60%Possession40%
10Total Shots17
7Shots on Target3
6Corners8
7Fouls12

Newcastle cruise to victory over Palace.

Jacob Murphy opened the score for Newcastle in the fourth minute after a set up by Kieran Trippier. Anthony Gordon then doubled the lead with a goal in the 44th minute. Newcastle added to their tally with two more goals to ensure a comfortable win.

The Overview

  • The Magpies won the possession battle with 60% and they had it in the right areas too, getting away 10 shots in total.
  • Going forward the Eagles looked dangerous, amassing 17 shots in total.
  • The Magpies' shooting precision paid off as they achieved an impressive 70% accuracy.

The Details

Kieran Trippier posed a threat out wide all game, registering 10 crosses. The Magpies won the passing game, clocking up 575 completed passes to the Eagles' 384.

Newcastle are back to winning ways. Meanwhile, Palace's mixed form continues.

Top Performers

Jacob MurphyKieran Trippier
Assisted 2 goalsEarned a clean sheet
3 corners wonAssisted 1 goal

Next up, Newcastle take on Wolves at Molineux Stadium on Saturday, October 28th. While Palace meet Tottenham at Selhurst Park on Friday, October 27th. Can the Magpies win again? Will the Eagles improve their form?

Report | October 7

Crystal Palace

0 - 0

Nottingham Forest

52%Possession48%
8Total Shots16
2Shots on Target5
3Corners7
7Fouls12

Stalemate sees Palace and Forest share the points.

Palace and Forest had to settle for a point apiece after a drab encounter at Selhurst Park. Neither team was really able to get anything going in the contest, which certainly wasn't one for the neutral. A draw was the right result in the end and both sides will be hoping to produce a bit more creative spark next time out.

The Overview

  • In a tightly contested game, the teams had a fairly equal share of the ball with 52% possession for the Eagles and 48% for the Tricky Trees.
  • They may have shared the points, but the Tricky Trees will rue missed opportunities having had 16 shots compared to the Eagles' 8.

The Details

Morgan Gibbs-White continually probed down the flank, getting 10 crosses into the box. For Palace, Will Hughes linked the play brilliantly all game, with an 87% pass completion. Neither team had a clear advantage in the passing game. Palace completed 528 passes while Forest completed 486 passes.

Palace's unpredictable form continues. Meanwhile, Forest earn their second draw in a row.

Top Performers

Sam JohnstoneMorgan Gibbs-White
Earned a clean sheet10 crosses (19th in the Premier League)
Saved 5 shots2 tackles won

Both squads play next on Saturday, October 21st. Palace take on Newcastle at St James' Park, while Forest take on Luton at The City Ground. Can the Eagles do better next time? Will the Tricky Trees start a run of draws?

Report | September 30

Manchester United

0 - 1

Crystal Palace

Joachim Andersen 25

77%Possession23%
19Total Shots8
4Shots on Target2
10Corners4
10Fouls8

Palace claim all three points with strong defensive performance.

Joachim Andersen netted the first goal of the match for Palace in the 25th minute. This lone goal proved to be the difference, as Palace took all three points from Man United.

The Overview

  • The Eagles managed to get eight shots.
  • Going forward United looked dangerous, amassing 19 shots in total.
  • Although they got the win, the Eagles were wasteful in front of goal, only getting 25% of their total shots on target.

The Details

Cheick Doucouré racked up 5 interceptions throughout the game, constantly frustrating United. For Man United, Diogo Dalot was a frequent offender, committing 5 fouls. Despite losing, United dominated possession with a massive 515 more completed passes than the Eagles.

Palace's uninspiring form comes to an end as they take all three points. Meanwhile, Man United's mixed form continues.

Top Performers

Joachim AndersenBruno Fernandes
Earned a clean sheet12 crosses (6th in the Premier League)
Scored 1 goal3 corners won

Both squads play next on Saturday, October 7th. Man United meet Brentford at Old Trafford, while Palace take on Forest at Selhurst Park. Will United improve their form? Can the Eagles win again?

Report | September 23

Crystal Palace

0 - 0

Fulham

51%Possession49%
7Total Shots10
3Shots on Target5
3Corners2
10Fouls15

Palace and Fulham share the points.

Honors even in this one, with neither side able to force a breakthrough.

The Overview

  • In a tightly contested game, the teams had a fairly equal share of the ball with 51% possession for the Eagles and 49% for the Cottagers.
  • The teams created a similar amount of chances, with the Cottagers registering 10 shots to the Eagles' 7.

The Details

Antonee Robinson was one step ahead all game, recording 4 interceptions. For Palace, Eberechi Eze and Jordan Ayew posed a threat out wide all game, registering 6 crosses. Neither team had a clear advantage in the passing game. Palace completed 472 passes while Fulham completed 456 passes.

Palace's unpredictable form continues. Meanwhile, Fulham continue their string of mixed results.

Top Performers

Sam JohnstoneBernd Leno
Earned a clean sheetEarned a clean sheet
Saved 5 shotsSaved 3 shots

Next up, Palace meet Man United at Old Trafford on Saturday, September 30th. While Fulham meet Chelsea at Craven Cottage on Monday, October 2nd. Can the Eagles do better next time? Will the Cottagers improve their form?

Report | September 3

Crystal Palace

3 - 2

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Odsonne Edouard 56, 84 Hwang Heechan 65
Eberechi Eze 78 Matheus Cunha 90

43%Possession57%
16Total Shots12
11Shots on Target4
4Corners2
12Fouls12

Odsonne Edouard, Eberechi Eze lead Palace to victory.

Odsonne Edouard netted the first goal of the match for Palace in the 56th minute after being assisted by Tyrick Mitchell. After the first, Palace proceeded to add on 2 more goals. Wolves nearly kept up in this high-scoring affair, scoring 2 of their own, but it wasn't enough as Palace narrowly took the win in this exciting match.

The Overview

  • They may have lost the battle for possession with just 43% of the ball, but that didn't stop the Eagles creating chances as they racked up 16 shots.
  • Despite the loss, Wolves had plenty of chances of their own, getting away 12 shots in the match.
  • The Eagles' shooting precision paid off as they achieved an impressive 69% accuracy.

The Details

Cheick Doucouré racked up 4 interceptions throughout the game, constantly frustrating Wolves. Positives for Wolves? Their superior passing game was clear for all to see; they completed 519 passes compared to the Eagles' 395.

Palace get back to winning form. Meanwhile, Wolves' mixed form continues.

Top Performers

Odsonne EdouardPedro Neto
Scored 2 goalsAssisted 2 goals
1 blocked shot (1st in the game)11 crosses (6th in the Premier League)

Both squads play next on Saturday, September 16th. Palace meet Villa at Villa Park, while Wolves meet Liverpool at Molineux Stadium. Can the Eagles win again? Will Wolves improve their form?

Report | August 26

Brentford

1 - 1

Crystal Palace

Kevin Schade 18 Joachim Andersen 76

60%Possession40%
12Total Shots15
1Shots on Target5
8Corners6
9Fouls15

Brentford and Palace play out a draw.

Kevin Schade put Brentford 1-0 up in the 18th minute after being assisted by Christian Nørgaard, but failed to put Palace away after that. They got their reward for staying in the game, when Joachim Andersen responded to draw them level at the 76th, and that's how it finished.

The Overview

  • It may have ended in a draw but the Bees might consider themselves unlucky as they had 60% possession in the game.
  • The teams created a similar amount of chances, with the Eagles registering 15 shots to the Bees' 12.
  • It was a good-natured game with no players picking up a yellow card.

The Details

Bryan Mbeumo posed a threat out wide all game, registering 9 crosses. For Palace, Cheick Doucouré dictated proceedings and impressed with a 94% pass completion rate. The Bees' passing game will give them reason to be confident in their next game, clocking up 513 completed passes. The Eagles only managed 346.

Brentford's unpredictable form continues. Meanwhile, Palace continue their string of mixed results.

Top Performers

Kevin SchadeJordan Ayew
Scored 1 goal3 corners won
Drew 2 fouls (2nd on their team)Assisted 1 goal

Next up, Brentford meet Bournemouth at Brentford Community Stadium on Saturday, September 2nd. While Palace meet Wolves at Selhurst Park on Sunday, September 3rd. Can the Bees do better next time? Will the Eagles improve their form?

Report | August 21

Crystal Palace

0 - 1

Arsenal

Martin Ødegaard 53 [PK]

Arsenal pick up all three points in win at Palace.

Following a goalless first half, Martin Ødegaard began the scoring by capitalising from the penalty spot for Arsenal in the 53rd minute. This lone goal proved decisive, as Arsenal kept Palace out for the rest of the game to take the three points.

The Overview

  • It was an even battle for possession (54% vs 46%), with the Gunners getting off 14 shots.
  • The Gunners got the job done, but it should've been more comfortable considering their shot accuracy was only 21%.

The Details

Bukayo Saka continually probed down the flank, getting 9 crosses into the box. Declan Rice kept the ball nicely with a pass completion rate of 89%. Neither team showed a superior passing game. The Eagles had 419 completed passes while the Gunners completed 488 passes.

Arsenal make it back-to-back wins. Meanwhile, Palace's mixed form continues.

Top Performers

Martin ØdegaardEberechi Eze
Scored 1 goal2 blocked shots (1st in the game)
4 shots (1st in the game)

Both squads play next on Saturday, August 26th. Palace take on Brentford at Brentford Community Stadium, while Arsenal meet Fulham at Emirates Stadium. Will the Eagles improve their form? Can the Gunners make it three wins in a row?

Report | August 12

Sheffield United

0 - 1

Crystal Palace

Odsonne Edouard 49

Palace go home with all three points after win over Sheffield United.

Following a goalless first half, Odsonne Edouard scored the match's first goal for Palace in the 49th minute following some good work by Jordan Ayew. This lone goal proved decisive, as Palace kept Sheffield United out for the rest of the game to take the three points.

The Overview

  • The Eagles converted their dominance of the ball (67%) possession into lots of chances, clocking up 24 shots.
  • The Blades didn't generate enough chances, only mustering eight shots throughout the contest.
  • The scoreline could have been more impressive if the Eagles had their shooting boots on, with their shot accuracy down at 33%.
  • Sheffield United lacked discipline, picking up three yellow cards in the game. William Osula, Anel Ahmedhodzic and Anis Ben Slimane all ended up in the referee's book.

The Details

Eberechi Eze was relentless, getting 9 crosses into the opposition box. Sheffield United's Wesley Foderingham seemed off the pace defensively, committing 5 fouls in a frustrating game. The Eagles' range of passing won them the day in the end, completing 286 more passes than the Blades.

Palace start off firing with a win. Meanwhile, Sheffield United will look to bounce back next match.

Top Performers

Odsonne EdouardWesley Foderingham
Scored 1 goal1 goal conceded
2 corners won (1st in the game)Saved 7 shots

Next up, Sheffield United take on Forest at The City Ground on Friday, August 18th. While Palace have a tough game ahead against Arsenal on Monday, August 21st. Will the Blades improve and pick up points? Can the Eagles find another win?

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