Crazy Ball – Crystal Palace vs Southampton results ended in a 1-0 win for the hosts on Saturday (12/9) evening WIB. The only goal came through Wilfried Zaha.
The match which took place at Selhurst Park was very exciting. The two teams put pressure on each other and created lots of chances. The result in the 13th minute Wilfried Zaha scored with his right foot. In fact, in the second half Arsenal's shot could add to his goal. However VAR annulled it.
The result of the Crystal Palace vs Southampton match made Roy Hodgson's team rank second in the Premier League standings.
The course of the match
At the start of the match, the visitors had a chance through a corner kick and Jack Stephens' header was still well anticipated by the home goalkeeper. But in the 13th minute with a fast attack from the right, Crystal Palace managed to take the lead through Wilfried Zaha's goal after the player received a thorough pass from Andros Townsend.
After the former Manchester United player's goal, Southampton tried to respond but the attacks that were built always failed from the right and the left. Crystal Palace tried to get out of the pressure and they had a chance to add to the goal, but unfortunately Jordan Ayew was caught offside.
Until the middle of the match, Southampton still controlled the game by building attacks from the back line. But again it can be thwarted. In the 36th minute, Crystal Palace tries from the feet of Cheikhou Kouyate and the chance is not able to endanger the visitors' goal.
In the 41st minute, Jeffrey Schlupp gets a yellow card after breaking James Ward-Prowse. After that, Southampton returned to apply pressure and attacks that always failed to make Ralph Hasenhuttl as the tactician look dissatisfied from the sidelines. Until the first half ended, the results of the match Crystal Palace vs Southampton, the host camp were still 1-0 ahead.
At the start of the second half Southampton had the opportunity to score a goal through Nathan Redmond. But the opportunity was saved by Vicente Guaita. In the 51st minute, Southampton come close to playing with 10 players. The reason is, Kyle Walker-Peters was caught violating Crystal Palace players. However, he did not get a red card after VAR decided his offense was not too serious. As a result, the referee only gave him a yellow card.
Southampton returned the pressure and this time by Che Adams with his right foot, but Vicente Guaita was able to anticipate the opportunity. Entering the 70th minute Southampton were still superior in possession. But not yet able to score goals. Continued to be pressed by the visitors and the midfield did not appear okay. Roy Hodgson brought on Luka Milivojevic and replaced James McCarthy.
His team continued to attack and could score goals, Southampton added to its pounding power by playing Moussa Djenepo and replacing William Smallbone. With the joy of attacking and forgetting the defense, the Southampton goal was conceded again through Wilfried Zaha's feet. Unfortunately the goal of the Ivorian player was canceled, because VAR considered him to have been caught offside.
Even in the 87th minute, Southampton could have equalized with a free kick. But James Ward Prowse's shot soared over the crossbar. Even Shane Long who was brought on to score the goal was yet to get a ripe opportunity. Entering the 95th minute, Zaha was able to add to his goal after getting past the opposing defender and facing Alex McCarthy. But the kick was off the mark. Until the match was over, the result of the match Crystal Palace vs Southampton ended 1-0 for the host's victory.
The composition of Players Crystal Palace vs Southampton
- Crystal Palace (4-4-2) Vicente Guaita, Scott Dann, Joel Ward, Jeffrey Schlupp, Tyrick Mitchell, James McArthur, Jamie McCarthy, Cheikhou Kouyate, Andros Townsend, Jordan Ayew, Wilfred Zaha. Reserve: Wayne Hennessey, Michy Batshuayi, Everechi Eze, Max Meyer, Sam Woods, Martin Kelly, Luka Milivojevic.
- Southampton (4-4-2) Alex McCarthy, Ryan Bertrand, Jack Stephens, Jan Bednarek, Kyle Walker-Peters, Oriol Romeu, Nathan Redmond, James Ward Prowse, Willian Smallbone, Danny Ings, Che Adams. Reserve: Michael Obafemi, Moussa Djenepo, Nathan Tella, Shane Long, Fraser Forster, Jake Vokins, Jannik Vestergaard.
Source: Crystal Palace vs Southampton result, Wilfried Zaha Bring Palace Wins Three Points
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