Premier League: Crystal Palace recovers a 0-1 deficit to prevail over Southampton 2-1

SOUTHAMPTON. Crystal Palace was able to turn the table against Southampton to win 2-1.


SOUTHAMPTON. Crystal Palace found a way to turn the table against Southampton to win 2-1. It was Southampton to strike first with a goal of O. Romeu at the 10′. Then it was a goal in the 60′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, W. Zaha gave the win to Crystal Palace in the 90′ minute with a goal. Crystal Palace was vastly superior ball possession (61%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the St. Mary’s Stadium stadium in Southampton on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Jarred Gillett who was helped by Lee Betts and Nicholas Hopton. The 4th official was Keith Stroud. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 14.3 degrees Celsius or 57.69 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 57%.​

Match Statistics

Crystal Palace was in firm control of the ball 61% while Southampton was struggling with a 39% ball possession.

Crystal Palace was more aggressive with 49 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 5 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Crystal Palace won the match.​

Southampton shot 9 times, 3 on target, 6 off target. On the opposite side, Crystal Palace shot 13 times, 5 on target, 8 off target.


Southampton received 1 yellow card (J. Bednarek). On the opposite side, Crystal Palace received 3 yellow cards (J. Mateta, J. McArthur and J. Ward).

After playing this match, Southampton will stay with 40 points like Brentford to stay in the 13th place. On the other side, Crystal Palace will have 38 points to stay in the 14th place.

Match Events

  • 10'

    O. Romeu

    J. Ward-Prowse

  • 16'

    J. Mateta

  • 16'

    J. Bednarek

  • 38'

    J. McArthur

  • 45'

    J. Ward

  • 60'

    E. Eze

    N. Clyne

  • 64'

    W. Zaha

    J. Mateta

  • 67'

    A. Broja

    S. Long

  • 67'

    S. Armstrong

    C. Adams

  • 74'

    M. Olise

    J. Schlupp

  • 82'

    M. Elyounoussi

    N. Tella

  • 84'

    W. Hughes

    E. Eze

  • 90'

    W. Zaha

Next match

In the upcoming Premier League match, Southampton will play away against Brentford on the 7th of May with a 1-0 head to head in favor of Southampton (0 draws).

Crystal Palace will host Watford on the 7th of May with a 14-10 head to head record in favor of Crystal Palace (8 draws).

Southampton: Formation and Lineups

Southampton started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

The manager Ralph Hasenhüttl chose to play with the following team: Fraser Forster (7.1), Kyle Walker-Peters (7.1), Jan Bednarek (6.6), Mohammed Salisu (7.2), Romain Perraud (6.8), Nathan Redmond (6.9), Oriol Romeu (8.1), James Ward-Prowse (7.1), Nathan Tella (6.8), Shane Long (6.8) and Che Adams (6.7).


Southampton made 3 changes: S. Long for A. Broja (67′), C. Adams for S. Armstrong (67′) and N. Tella for M. Elyounoussi (82′).

Top player: Oriol Romeu

The player who no doubt impressed Southampton the most was Oriol Romeu.

His rating is (8.1) with 1 goal, 32 passes (56% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 10 duels out of 12.

Crystal Palace: Formation and Lineups

Crystal Palace started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the opposite side, Patrick Vieira played with: Vicente Guaita (6.6), Nathaniel Clyne (7.2), Joachim Andersen (7.1), Marc Guéhi (7.1), Joel Ward (6.8), Conor Gallagher (6.9), James McArthur (7.1), Jeffrey Schlupp (7.1), Jordan Ayew (6.5), Jean-Philippe Mateta (6.8) and Eberechi Eze (7.4).


Crystal Palace made 3 changes: J. Mateta for W. Zaha (64′), J. Schlupp for M. Olise (74′) and E. Eze for W. Hughes (84′).

Top player: Eberechi Eze

The player who no doubt impressed Crystal Palace the most was Eberechi Eze.

His rating is (7.4) with 1 goal, 37 passes (86% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 10. He performed 5 crosses.

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