Tag: Crystal Palace FC

Premier League: Manchester United 0-1 Crystal Palace
Manchester United, Crystal Palace FC

Premier League: Manchester United 0-1 Crystal Palace

By Score More Crystal Palace plunged Manchester United back into crisis with a spectacular volley from Joachim Andersen that separated the two teams. This defeat marked United's fifth loss in nine games this season, with four in seven in the Premier League—a start not seen since 1989. United's fans expressed their frustration with boos at the final whistle. While injuries and off-the-field issues have troubled Erik ten Hag's tenure, his team's performance has been disappointing given the substantial investment in new players. United has now suffered two home defeats, a stark contrast to last season's strong home record. United struggled to break down Palace's solid defense, and even impact players like Mason Mount and Marcus Rashford failed to make a significant impact. Rasmus Hojlu...
Premier League: Crystal Palace 0-0 Fulham
Crystal Palace FC, Fulham FC

Premier League: Crystal Palace 0-0 Fulham

By Score More Roy Hodgson, who had missed Crystal Palace's previous match due to illness, returned to the dugout for their game against Fulham. Despite his comeback, the match ended in a dull stalemate, leaving both teams level on points in the Premier League mid-table. The first half saw Fulham take control, pressing high and testing Palace's goalkeeper Sam Johnstone with shots from Andreas Pereira and Willian. Palace struggled to create chances, with only flashes of skill from Eberechi Eze providing moments of excitement for the home fans. It took 32 minutes for Palace to register their first shot on target, a free-kick from Eze that was comfortably saved by Bernd Leno. Fulham had their best opportunity of the half when Pereira's pass found Raul Jimenez, but Johnstone made a crucial...
Premier League: Aston Villa 3-1 Crystal Palace
Aston Villa, Crystal Palace FC

Premier League: Aston Villa 3-1 Crystal Palace

By Score More Aston Villa mounted an electrifying comeback, sealing a 3-1 triumph against Crystal Palace with a contentious penalty from Douglas Luiz and a last-minute goal by Leon Bailey. With the match tied with only three minutes of regular time remaining, Villa was awarded a penalty in the fourth minute of added time. The decision survived a prolonged VAR review, during which referee Darren England and his officials consulted the pitchside monitor, ultimately upholding the call. Luiz then calmly converted the penalty in the eighth minute of stoppage time to put Villa in the lead. Palace's assistant manager, Paddy McCarthy, who filled in for the unwell Roy Hodgson, voiced his dissatisfaction with the decision and remarked that the outcome left a "bitter taste." He declared, "Th...
Premier League: Crystal Palace 3-2 Wolves
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Premier League: Crystal Palace 3-2 Wolves

By Score More In the ever-evolving mosaic of the Premier League, matches like these epitomize the spirit, drama, and sheer unpredictability of the beautiful game. The clash at Selhurst Park between Crystal Palace and Wolves was no exception. Eberechi Eze's artistry and Odsonne Édouard's clinical finishing proved pivotal in Palace's triumph. Both players showcased the kind of determination and creativity that the Selhurst Park faithful hold dear. Their performances took on added significance in light of the absence of former talisman Wilfried Zaha, who has ventured to play his football in Turkey, and the injury sidelining Michael Olise. Eze's brilliance illuminated the match from the very start. A potential penalty incident, just after the 10-minute mark involving João Gomes, underscor...
Premier League: Brentford 1-1 Crystal Palace
Crystal Palace FC, Brentford FC

Premier League: Brentford 1-1 Crystal Palace

By Score More Roy Hodgson heaped praise on Joachim Andersen following Crystal Palace's hard-fought 1-1 draw against Brentford, during which the defender's late and scrappy equalizer salvaged a point for his team. Andersen managed to poke the ball past goalkeeper Mark Flekken with just 14 minutes left on the clock. Prior to that, Kevin Schade had given Brentford a deserved lead in the first half, unleashing a magnificent finish from within the left channel. After a first half dominated by Brentford, Crystal Palace improved their performance in the second half. However, frustration loomed as Flekken thwarted Jefferson Lerma, Jordan Ayew, and Odsonne Edouard with a series of smart second-half saves. Roy Hodgson, the manager of Palace, regarded Andersen as the standout player on the fi...
Arsenal Clinches 1-0 Victory in London Derby Against Crystal Palace
Arsenal FC, Crystal Palace FC, Premier League

Arsenal Clinches 1-0 Victory in London Derby Against Crystal Palace

By Score More Arsenal visited Crystal Palace's field and won the London derby by a score of one to zero, with the only goal of the match being scored by Martin Odegaard from a penalty kick in the 53rd minute, punishing a foul on Nketiah - Portuguese player Fábio Vieira remained on Arsenal's bench. After taking the lead 1-0, the gunners had opportunities to extend their advantage but couldn't convert them, and the expulsion of Tomiyasu in the 67th minute, having received two yellow cards in just seven minutes, restrained the team's offensive play under Mikel Arteta. They held onto the lead until the end and achieved a perfect record of victories, joining Manchester City and Brighton at the top of the standings.
Crystal Palace’s Michael Olise Signs New Four-Year Deal Amidst Chelsea Interest
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Crystal Palace’s Michael Olise Signs New Four-Year Deal Amidst Chelsea Interest

By Score More Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish has officially announced that Michael Olise, a target for Chelsea, has inked a fresh four-year contract with the Premier League team. According to information from the PA news agency, Chelsea had initially reached an agreement to pay the £35 million release clause for the talented France Under-21 winger. However, recent developments suggest that Olise has opted to extend his commitment to Crystal Palace. Parish conveyed the news on Thursday, tweeting, "I'm thrilled to announce that @m.olise has chosen to solidify his future with Crystal Palace and has signed a new four-year agreement with the club." Olise's transfer speculations had linked him to a lucrative move to one of Palace's London rivals. He had a prior stint at this rival ...
Liverpool’s Pursuit of Doucoure: Navigating Midfield Challenges and Reinforcements
Liverpool FC, Crystal Palace FC

Liverpool’s Pursuit of Doucoure: Navigating Midfield Challenges and Reinforcements

By Score More Reports indicate that Liverpool is intensifying its efforts to secure the services of Crystal Palace standout Cheick Doucoure. Recent developments have seen Liverpool miss out on their primary targets, Moises Caicedo and Romeo Lavia, who both elected to join Chelsea, creating a shortfall in defensive midfield options. In response, Jurgen Klopp appears to have formulated a strategy to address this gap. According to The Independent, Liverpool is escalating its pursuit of the Selhurst Park star. Sources suggest that Crystal Palace might command a fee of up to £60 million for the Mali international, a valuation attributed to several outgoings from the south London club. Notably, Wilfried Zaha's departure to Galatasaray at the window's commencement, Michael Olise's activati...
Edouard’s Brilliance Marks Crystal Palace’s Winning Start Against Sheffield United in Premier League Opener
Crystal Palace FC, Sheffield United FC

Edouard’s Brilliance Marks Crystal Palace’s Winning Start Against Sheffield United in Premier League Opener

By Score More In this season, for the first time since 2013-14, Crystal Palace finds itself without the presence of Wilfried Zaha, their talismanic forward who departed in the summer. Yet, Odsonne Edouard's performance has managed to offer a victorious commencement to their campaign at the expense of Sheffield United's comeback to the Premier League. Following a relatively quiet first half, Edouard capitalized on Jordan Ayew's delivery just after the break to find the net. The French striker, aged 25, skillfully converted Ayew's low cross from Palace's right wing into a close-range goal. Though debutant William Osula made an attempt for United, Crystal Palace had its chances to amplify the victory margin. Edouard missed an opportunity to score a second, directing a feeble header strai...