LONDON. Crystal Palace defeats Wolverhampton Wanderers with a 2-0 win with a goal from W. Zaha (62′) and a goal from C. Gallagher (78′). Crystal Palace took advantage of its superior ball possession (60%).
The match was held at the Selhurst Park Stadium in London on Saturday and this began at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Graham Scott with the help of Peter James Kirkup and Marc Perry. The 4th official was Gavin Ward. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 12.2 degrees Celsius or 54.03 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 76%.
Crystal Palace was in firm control of the ball 60% while Wolverhampton Wanderers was struggling with a 40% ball possession.
Crystal Palace was more aggressive with 56 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 6 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Crystal Palace won the match.
Crystal Palace shot 11 times, 6 on target, 5 off target. On the other side, Wolverhampton Wanderers shot 6 times, 2 on target, 4 off target.
Crystal Palace received 2 yellow cards (M. Guehi and M. Olise). On the opposite side, Wolverhampton Wanderers received 1 yellow card (J. Moutinho).
After this encounter, Crystal Palace will have 12 points like Brentford to stay in the 14th place. On the opposite side, Wolverhampton Wanderers will stay with 16 points like Brighton & Hove Albion to stay in the 7th place.
Wolverhampton Wanderers will host West Ham United on the 20th of November with a 5-5 head to head record.
Crystal Palace: Formation and Lineups
Crystal Palace started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Patrick Vieira chose to play with the following team: Vicente Guaita , Joel Ward , Joachim Andersen , Marc Guéhi , Tyrick Mitchell , Conor Gallagher , Cheikhou Kouyaté , James McArthur , Wilfried Zaha , Christian Benteke and Odsonne Édouard .
Crystal Palace made 4 changes: O. Edouard for M. Olise (80′), J. McArthur for J. Schlupp (80′), C. Benteke for J. Ayew (89′) and J. Andersen for N. Clyne (90′).
Top player: Conor Gallagher
Probably the most impressive player in Crystal Palace was Conor Gallagher.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 38 passes (81% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 12. He performed 5 crosses.
Wolverhampton Wanderers: Formation and Lineups
Wolverhampton Wanderers started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
On the opposite side, Bruno Miguel Silva do Nascimento played with: José Sá , Max Kilman , Conor Coady , Romain Saïss , Nélson Semedo , Rúben Neves , João Moutinho , Rayan Aït Nouri , Francisco Trincão , Hee-Chan Hwang and Raúl Jiménez .
Wolverhampton Wanderers made 3 changes: Trincao for D. Podence (68′), N. Semedo for A. Traore (68′) and Hwang Hee-Chan for F. Silva (90′).
Top player: João Moutinho
The player who no doubt impressed Wolverhampton Wanderers the most was João Moutinho.
His rating iswith 39 passes (89% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 5. He performed 4 crosses.
Results of the day
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