The Cote d’Ivoire worldwide opened the scoring for the Eagles at Selhurst Park to proceed his high-quality run in opposition to the Seagulls
Brighton and Hove Albion rank because the English top-flight facet Wilfried Zaha has scored probably the most targets in opposition to, due to his opening strike for Crystal Palace on Sunday afternoon.
The Eagles went into the conflict with the ambition of bouncing again from their 4-Zero obliteration in opposition to Chelsea, nevertheless, the sport ended 1-1 after 90 minutes.
Within the 17th minute of the encounter, Roy Hodgson’s males, who made a gradual begin, had been awarded a penalty after Tariq Lamptey pulled again on-loan Chelsea ahead Michy Batshuayi who was heading for Andros Townsend’s deep cross.
Zaha fired the ensuing kick previous goalkeeper Mathew Ryan who went the fallacious option to give the Eagles an early lead.
With that strike, the previous Manchester United man has scored seven occasions in opposition to the Seagulls in all competitions, greater than he has in opposition to every other Premier League opposition.
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Additionally, that aim was his fourth in 5 outings within the ongoing 2020-21 season to equal final season’s feat the place he achieved that quantity in 38 outings.
Within the second half, Graham Potter’s males tried all their finest to stage issues, and after they seemed useless and buried, super-sub Alexis Mac Allister latched onto a defence-splitting move from Aaron Connolly earlier than rifling previous goalkeeper Vicente Guaita.
Palace had the prospect to seize a late win throughout extra-time because the guests had captain Lewis Dunk despatched off. Even at that, the sport ended on a no winner, no vanquished notice.
Whereas Senegal‘s Cheikhou Kouyate and Zaha had been in motion from begin to end, Ghana‘s Jeffrey Schlupp who was handed a starter’s position was substituted for Christian Benteke within the 88th minute.
Schlupp’s compatriot Jordan Ayew was not listed for the sport, whereas Anglo-Nigerian Eberechi Eze was an unused substitute.
For Brighton, Malian midfielder Yves Bissouma performed each minute of the sport, though he was cautioned within the 43rd minute.
With this end result, Crystal Palace at the moment are positioned 12th having accrued seven factors from 5 video games performed thus far this season.
They’d be gunning for his or her third triumph of the season after they journey to Craven Cottage on October 24 for a date in opposition to Scott Parker’s Fulham who’re winless in all video games performed thus far.
For Brighton, they’re positioned 16th within the log with simply 4 factors. They welcome Semi Ajayi’s West Bromwich Albion to the American Specific Neighborhood Stadium on October 26.