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Crystal Palace vs Southampton

Palace 1 Southampton 0

Palace1
Zaha13'
Southampton0
Sat 12 Sep 14:00(KO listed in users′ timezone)

Premier LeagueSelhurst Park

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MCIManchester City
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27
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83
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MUNManchester United
38
21
11
6
73
44
+29
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LIVLiverpool
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9
9
68
42
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CHEChelsea
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19
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58
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LEILeicester City
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6
12
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50
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WHUWest Ham United
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8
11
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47
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7
TOTTottenham Hotspur
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47
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-1
59
11
AVLAston Villa
38
16
7
15
55
46
+9
55
12
NEWNewcastle United
38
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9
17
46
62
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45
13
WOLWolverhampton Wanderers
38
12
9
17
36
52
-16
45
14
CRYCrystal Palace
38
12
8
18
41
66
-25
44
15
SOUSouthampton
38
12
7
19
47
68
-21
43
16
BHABrighton and Hove Albion
38
9
14
15
40
46
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41
17
BURBurnley
38
10
9
19
33
55
-22
39
18
FULFulham
38
5
13
20
27
53
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28
19
WBAWest Bromwich Albion
38
5
11
22
35
76
-41
26
20
SHUSheffield United
38
7
2
29
20
63
-43
23

Match Summary

The Spanish goalkeeper pulled off another set of characteristically spectacular saves to guard Palace's 1-0 victory, being forced into action several times and keeping a well deserved clean sheet.

Fans chose Guaita as their Man of the Match in a landslide decision, with 48.6% of you selecting the No.31. He beat Cheikhou Kouyaté (17.6%) and goalscorer Wilfried Zaha (13.8%) to the award.

The game also saw recent signing Eberechi Eze make his Palace debut and Michy Batshuayi return to the squad for his second spell in south London.

Watch full highlights of the Eagles' opening day triumph - including every eye catching Guaita stop - by clicking here or 'Palace TV' within the official app!

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Match Blog

Full-Time

Match ends, Crystal Palace 1, Southampton 0.
90'+5'

corner

Corner, Southampton. Conceded by Joel Ward.
90'+5'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Danny Ings (Southampton) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Kyle Walker-Peters with a cross.
90'+5'

miss

Attempt missed. Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by James McArthur following a fast break.
90'+2'

corner

Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Jack Stephens.
88'

corner

Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Jannik Vestergaard.
87'

miss

Attempt missed. James Ward-Prowse (Southampton) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.
86'

free kick won

James Ward-Prowse (Southampton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
85'

Substitution

Southampton
Che Adams
Che
Adams(10)
off
Shane
Long(7)
on
85'

free kick won

Moussa Djenepo (Southampton) wins a free kick on the left wing.
83'

free kick won

Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
82'

VAR

VAR Decision: No Goal Crystal Palace 1-0 Southampton.
81'

offside

Offside, Crystal Palace. James McArthur tries a through ball, but Wilfried Zaha is caught offside.
81'

Substitution

Crystal Palace
Jeffrey
Schlupp(15)
off
Eberechi Eze
Eberechi
Eze(25)
on
80'

miss

Attempt missed. James McArthur (Crystal Palace) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Luka Milivojevic with a cross following a corner.
79'

corner

Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Oriol Romeu.
78'

free kick won

Danny Ings (Southampton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
77'

Substitution

Southampton
William
Smallbone(20)
off
Moussa
Djenepo(12)
on
76'

free kick won

Cheikhou Kouyaté (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
75'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Luka Milivojevic with a cross.
75'

free kick won

Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick on the left wing.
74'

Substitution

Crystal Palace
James McCarthy
James
McCarthy(22)
off
Luka
Milivojevic(4)
on
74'

miss

Attempt missed. James Ward-Prowse (Southampton) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high from a direct free kick.
72'

free kick won

Danny Ings (Southampton) wins a free kick on the left wing.
65'

free kick won

Che Adams (Southampton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
64'

free kick won

James McCarthy (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick on the left wing.
62'

corner

Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Jannik Vestergaard.
58'

Yellow Card

McCarthy(22)
James McCarthy (Crystal Palace) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
58'

free kick won

James Ward-Prowse (Southampton) wins a free kick on the left wing.
57'

miss

Attempt missed. Nathan Redmond (Southampton) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Danny Ings.
56'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Danny Ings (Southampton) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Ryan Bertrand with a headed pass.
53'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Che Adams (Southampton) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Jannik Vestergaard with a headed pass.
52'

free kick won

William Smallbone (Southampton) wins a free kick on the left wing.
51'

Yellow Card

Walker-Peters(2)
Kyle Walker-Peters (Southampton) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
51'

VAR

VAR Decision: No Red Card Kyle Walker-Peters (Southampton).
49'

free kick won

Tyrick Mitchell (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
46'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Nathan Redmond (Southampton) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Che Adams.
45'

Substitution

Southampton
Jan
Bednarek(35)
off
Jannik
Vestergaard(4)
on

First-Half Ends

First Half ends, Crystal Palace 1, Southampton 0.
45'+1'

corner

Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Nathan Redmond.
45'

corner

Corner, Southampton. Conceded by Scott Dann.
42'

free kick won

Ryan Bertrand (Southampton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
41'

Yellow Card

Schlupp(15)
Jeffrey Schlupp (Crystal Palace) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
41'

free kick won

James Ward-Prowse (Southampton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
36'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Cheikhou Kouyaté (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Andros Townsend with a cross.
35'

free kick won

Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick on the left wing.
32'

offside

Offside, Crystal Palace. Joel Ward tries a through ball, but Jordan Ayew is caught offside.
32'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Danny Ings (Southampton) header from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the bottom right corner.
28'

free kick won

Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
25'

offside

Offside, Crystal Palace. Scott Dann tries a through ball, but Jordan Ayew is caught offside.
25'

corner

Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Jack Stephens.
20'

free kick won

James McArthur (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
20'

free kick won

Kyle Walker-Peters (Southampton) wins a free kick on the right wing.
16'

offside

Offside, Crystal Palace. Cheikhou Kouyaté tries a through ball, but Andros Townsend is caught offside.
16'

free kick won

Andros Townsend (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
14'

free kick won

Jan Bednarek (Southampton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
13'

Crystal Palace Goal!

Crystal Palace
Goal!
Crystal Palace
Wilfried
Zaha(11)
Wilfried Zaha
Goal! Crystal Palace 1, Southampton 0. Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Andros Townsend with a cross following a fast break.
12'

free kick won

Danny Ings (Southampton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
8'

corner

Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Jack Stephens.
4'

free kick won

Danny Ings (Southampton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
4'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Jack Stephens (Southampton) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by James Ward-Prowse with a cross.
3'

corner

Corner, Southampton. Conceded by James McArthur.
2'

free kick won

Jack Stephens (Southampton) wins a free kick on the right wing.
1'

free kick won

James McArthur (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Kick-Off

lineup

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

Starting lineup

1
Alex McCarthy
GK
35
Jan Bednarek
DF
substitution icon45'
3
Ryan Bertrand
DF
5
Jack Stephens
DF
2
Kyle Walker-Peters
DF
51'
8
James Ward-Prowse
MF
20
William Smallbone
MF
substitution icon77'
6
Oriol Romeu
MF
11
Nathan Redmond
MF
9
Danny Ings
S
10
Che Adams
S
substitution icon85'

Substitutes

4
Jannik Vestergaard
substitution icon45'
7
Shane Long
substitution icon85'
12
Moussa Djenepo
substitution icon77'
14
Michael Obafemi
23
Nathan Tella
29
Jake Vokins
44
Fraser Forster
FUL
0-3
ARS
LIV
4-3
LEE
WHU
0-2
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Starting lineup

1
Alex McCarthy
GK
35
Jan Bednarek
DF
substitution icon45'
3
Ryan Bertrand
DF
5
Jack Stephens
DF
2
Kyle Walker-Peters
DF
51'
8
James Ward-Prowse
MF
20
William Smallbone
MF
substitution icon77'
6
Oriol Romeu
MF
11
Nathan Redmond
MF
9
Danny Ings
S
10
Che Adams
S
substitution icon85'

Substitutes

4
Jannik Vestergaard
substitution icon45'
7
Shane Long
substitution icon85'
12
Moussa Djenepo
substitution icon77'
14
Michael Obafemi
23
Nathan Tella
29
Jake Vokins
44
Fraser Forster
FUL
0-3
ARS
LIV
4-3
LEE
WHU
0-2
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Premier League
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club
pl
w
d
l
gf
ga
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1
MCIManchester City
38
27
5
6
83
32
+51
86
2
MUNManchester United
38
21
11
6
73
44
+29
74
3
LIVLiverpool
38
20
9
9
68
42
+26
69
4
CHEChelsea
38
19
10
9
58
36
+22
67
5
LEILeicester City
38
20
6
12
68
50
+18
66
6
WHUWest Ham United
38
19
8
11
62
47
+15
65
7
TOTTottenham Hotspur
38
18
8
12
68
45
+23
62
8
ARSArsenal
38
18
7
13
55
39
+16
61
9
LEELeeds United
38
18
5
15
62
54
+8
59
10
EVEEverton
38
17
8
13
47
48
-1
59
11
AVLAston Villa
38
16
7
15
55
46
+9
55
12
NEWNewcastle United
38
12
9
17
46
62
-16
45
13
WOLWolverhampton Wanderers
38
12
9
17
36
52
-16
45
14
CRYCrystal Palace
38
12
8
18
41
66
-25
44
15
SOUSouthampton
38
12
7
19
47
68
-21
43
16
BHABrighton and Hove Albion
38
9
14
15
40
46
-6
41
17
BURBurnley
38
10
9
19
33
55
-22
39
18
FULFulham
38
5
13
20
27
53
-26
28
19
WBAWest Bromwich Albion
38
5
11
22
35
76
-41
26
20
SHUSheffield United
38
7
2
29
20
63
-43
23

Match Summary

The Spanish goalkeeper pulled off another set of characteristically spectacular saves to guard Palace's 1-0 victory, being forced into action several times and keeping a well deserved clean sheet.

Fans chose Guaita as their Man of the Match in a landslide decision, with 48.6% of you selecting the No.31. He beat Cheikhou Kouyaté (17.6%) and goalscorer Wilfried Zaha (13.8%) to the award.

The game also saw recent signing Eberechi Eze make his Palace debut and Michy Batshuayi return to the squad for his second spell in south London.

Watch full highlights of the Eagles' opening day triumph - including every eye catching Guaita stop - by clicking here or 'Palace TV' within the official app!

Kit squad numbers banner.png

Match Blog

Full-Time

Match ends, Crystal Palace 1, Southampton 0.
90'+5'

corner

Corner, Southampton. Conceded by Joel Ward.
90'+5'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Danny Ings (Southampton) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Kyle Walker-Peters with a cross.
90'+5'

miss

Attempt missed. Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by James McArthur following a fast break.
90'+2'

corner

Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Jack Stephens.
88'

corner

Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Jannik Vestergaard.
87'

miss

Attempt missed. James Ward-Prowse (Southampton) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.
86'

free kick won

James Ward-Prowse (Southampton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
85'

Substitution

Southampton
Che Adams
Che
Adams(10)
off
Shane
Long(7)
on
85'

free kick won

Moussa Djenepo (Southampton) wins a free kick on the left wing.
83'

free kick won

Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
82'

VAR

VAR Decision: No Goal Crystal Palace 1-0 Southampton.
81'

offside

Offside, Crystal Palace. James McArthur tries a through ball, but Wilfried Zaha is caught offside.
81'

Substitution

Crystal Palace
Jeffrey
Schlupp(15)
off
Eberechi Eze
Eberechi
Eze(25)
on
80'

miss

Attempt missed. James McArthur (Crystal Palace) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Luka Milivojevic with a cross following a corner.
79'

corner

Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Oriol Romeu.
78'

free kick won

Danny Ings (Southampton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
77'

Substitution

Southampton
William
Smallbone(20)
off
Moussa
Djenepo(12)
on
76'

free kick won

Cheikhou Kouyaté (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
75'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Luka Milivojevic with a cross.
75'

free kick won

Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick on the left wing.
74'

Substitution

Crystal Palace
James McCarthy
James
McCarthy(22)
off
Luka
Milivojevic(4)
on
74'

miss

Attempt missed. James Ward-Prowse (Southampton) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high from a direct free kick.
72'

free kick won

Danny Ings (Southampton) wins a free kick on the left wing.
65'

free kick won

Che Adams (Southampton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
64'

free kick won

James McCarthy (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick on the left wing.
62'

corner

Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Jannik Vestergaard.
58'

Yellow Card

McCarthy(22)
James McCarthy (Crystal Palace) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
58'

free kick won

James Ward-Prowse (Southampton) wins a free kick on the left wing.
57'

miss

Attempt missed. Nathan Redmond (Southampton) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Danny Ings.
56'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Danny Ings (Southampton) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Ryan Bertrand with a headed pass.
53'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Che Adams (Southampton) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Jannik Vestergaard with a headed pass.
52'

free kick won

William Smallbone (Southampton) wins a free kick on the left wing.
51'

Yellow Card

Walker-Peters(2)
Kyle Walker-Peters (Southampton) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
51'

VAR

VAR Decision: No Red Card Kyle Walker-Peters (Southampton).
49'

free kick won

Tyrick Mitchell (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
46'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Nathan Redmond (Southampton) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Che Adams.
45'

Substitution

Southampton
Jan
Bednarek(35)
off
Jannik
Vestergaard(4)
on

First-Half Ends

First Half ends, Crystal Palace 1, Southampton 0.
45'+1'

corner

Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Nathan Redmond.
45'

corner

Corner, Southampton. Conceded by Scott Dann.
42'

free kick won

Ryan Bertrand (Southampton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
41'

Yellow Card

Schlupp(15)
Jeffrey Schlupp (Crystal Palace) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
41'

free kick won

James Ward-Prowse (Southampton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
36'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Cheikhou Kouyaté (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Andros Townsend with a cross.
35'

free kick won

Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick on the left wing.
32'

offside

Offside, Crystal Palace. Joel Ward tries a through ball, but Jordan Ayew is caught offside.
32'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Danny Ings (Southampton) header from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the bottom right corner.
28'

free kick won

Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
25'

offside

Offside, Crystal Palace. Scott Dann tries a through ball, but Jordan Ayew is caught offside.
25'

corner

Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Jack Stephens.
20'

free kick won

James McArthur (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
20'

free kick won

Kyle Walker-Peters (Southampton) wins a free kick on the right wing.
16'

offside

Offside, Crystal Palace. Cheikhou Kouyaté tries a through ball, but Andros Townsend is caught offside.
16'

free kick won

Andros Townsend (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
14'

free kick won

Jan Bednarek (Southampton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
13'

Crystal Palace Goal!

Crystal Palace
Goal!
Crystal Palace
Wilfried
Zaha(11)
Wilfried Zaha
Goal! Crystal Palace 1, Southampton 0. Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Andros Townsend with a cross following a fast break.
12'

free kick won

Danny Ings (Southampton) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
8'

corner

Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Jack Stephens.
4'

free kick won

Danny Ings (Southampton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
4'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Jack Stephens (Southampton) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by James Ward-Prowse with a cross.
3'

corner

Corner, Southampton. Conceded by James McArthur.
2'

free kick won

Jack Stephens (Southampton) wins a free kick on the right wing.
1'

free kick won

James McArthur (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Kick-Off

lineup

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.