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Crystal Palace vs Tottenham Hotspur

Palace 1 Spurs 1

Palace1
Schlupp81'
Spurs1
Kane23'
Sun 13 Dec 14:15(KO listed in users′ timezone)

Premier LeagueSelhurst Park

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MCIManchester City
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6
83
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MUNManchester United
38
21
11
6
73
44
+29
74
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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
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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

Summary

  • Roy Hodgson names the same XI that defeated West Bromwich Albion 5-1
  • Spurs enjoy much of the possession as Palace launch several attacks through Wilfried Zaha
  • Vicente Guaita makes a pair of remarkable saves before Harry Kane steers a 25-yard shot home
  • Palace look to respond and push Spurs back for a spell around the 40-minute mark
  • Half-time: Crystal Palace 0-1 Tottenham Hotspur
  • Palace are dominant for large swathes of the second-half
  • They enjoy chances through Christian Benteke and Jeffrey Schlupp but cannot open their account
  • The Eagles finally clinch their equaliser as Schlupp fires home on the end of a wicked Eze free-kick
  • Full-time: Crystal Palace 1-1 Tottenham Hotspur

Perhaps lifted by the vociferous encouragement of 2,000 south Londoners, the Eagles kicked-off on the front foot; immediately pressing Spurs back before conceding a counter. From here, the Lilywhites steadfastly refused to be moved back again and spread the ball from left to right for a lengthy spell in the final third.

Palace fired back with a pair of their own counters: Wilfried Zaha on both occasions denied by the visiting defence as he probed from the left-wing.

The Ivorian then launched his third and clearest chance after driving a shot goalbound, but Hugo Lloris was alert enough to hold the ball at the second attempt.

Zaha’s effort epitomised the game's early exchanges having arrived after a period of Spurs possession. Playing mostly without the ball at their feet, Roy Hodgson’s men still appeared dangerous going forward.

Another opportunity came and went as Eberechi Eze lofted a cross-field pass onto Zaha’s instep, but the No.11’s swiftly taken shot flew high and hard into the sparsely populated Whitehorse Lane.

PALTOT 03 Benteke.jpg

After dominating match reports against West Bromwich Albion, Palace’s frontline would not twice enjoy all the limelight and Vicente Guaita pulled off two superhuman reflex saves to deny Tanguy Ndombele and Harry Kane from a handful of yards each.

The Spaniard's reactions were as dazzling as his teammates’ display last week but he was undone shortly after by a tamer effort; Kane’s speculative shot dipping and bending awkwardly low to the turf and finding the net after a complex flightpath.

Guaita was again called into action to smother Steven Bergwijn’s threatening run before uprighting himself to block Ndombele’s strike barely a second later, but the game was not all Spurs’. Instead, Eze and Patrick van Aanholt thudded close-range free-kicks into the wall and Zaha, Nathaniel Clyne and Luka Milivojevic had crosses charged down.

PALTOT 05 Kane chance.jpg

At this point, the Eagles were knocking loudly on Spurs’ door; hunting their deserved equaliser with resolve. They came within inches when Eze’s cutely-placed ball clipped the bottom of the post with Lloris’ dive well behind.

Such was their pressure that, by half-time, the Eagles will have felt aggrieved not to be at least level, but the home side could take courage from their display over the 45 minutes.

The second-half started with slightly less intensity than the first, and this was only heightened when play stopped to allow Zaha treatment early on. Gritting his teeth, the Irovian rejoined action shortly afterwards and appeared still-energised for the attack.

Such was his involvement that, 10 minutes into the second-half, he finished a smart passing move between Benteke and Eze with an overzealous shot.

PALTOT 06 Schlupp.jpg

With the fans echoing his name across Selhurst, Benteke then climbed to head into Lloris’ arms and appeared alert as the spearhead to Palace’s attack.

In a reversal of the first-half’s initial roles, the Eagles pinned Spurs to the edge of their box, dictating play and applying pressure firmly on their guests. The north Londoners defended with competence, however, and their southern counterparts were restricted mainly to landing soft efforts into Lloris’ palms.

A clearer chance to pull level fell to Jeffrey Schlupp in a tight space, the Ghanain knocking over the bar with a reflexive shot from 10-yards. As at the end of the first-half, Palace were again imposing themselves on their opposition and seemed almost certain to beat Lloris.

PALTOT 07 Clyne.jpg

Stomachs grew tighter on the Selhurst terraces as Palace’s offensive zeal appeared to leave them exposed going back, but the home side enjoyed so much possession in their opponent’s half that defensive concerns seldom arose.

Conversely for the Liylwhites, Benteke fired a header narrowly over the bar on the end of Eze’s corner and, in a mirror-image, landed a second into Lloris’ hands - his misfortune typifying Palace’s frustrations.

Eze’s deadball prowess caused Spurs ceaseless trouble and finally his involvement from a wide free-kick clinched Palace’s leveller. Whipping a challenging ball into the heart of the box, Eze set-up a sudden scramble which Schlupp cannoned home from, wheeling away to celebrate his success at home to Spurs for the second season running.

Kane clipped the wall and earned a corner with the visitors’ first second-half chance and Palace’s challenge flipped: guard the back. This task became ever tougher as Spurs thwacked the crossbar and forced Guaita into yet more reactionary work.

The home side held on with aplomb however, Guaita flying to guard his goal against Eric Dier's stinging free-kick; his save another on an afternoon of largely sensational goalkeeping.

Guaita's determination to take a point from the league leaders ran throughout his team and, by the final whistle, each Palace player could hold their head high in front of 2,000 exuberant supporters for a truly commendable performance.

Palace: Guaita, Van Aanholt, Kouyaté, Cahill, Clyne, McArthur, Milivojević (Riedewald 74), Schlupp, Eze (Townsend 89), Zaha, Benteke.

Subs not used: Butland, Ward, Tomkins, Ayew, Batshuayi.

Spurs: Lloris, Reguilón (Davies 85), Alderweireld, Dier, Aurier, Højbjerg, Sissoko, Bergwijn (Alli 85), Ndombele ( Lo Celso 66), Son, Kane.

Subs not used: Hart, Doherty, Rodon, Moura.

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Match Blog

Full-Time

Match ends, Crystal Palace 1, Tottenham Hotspur 1.
90'+4'

free kick won

Giovani Lo Celso (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick on the right wing.
90'+3'

corner

Corner, Tottenham Hotspur. Conceded by Christian Benteke.
90'+3'

corner

Corner, Tottenham Hotspur. Conceded by Vicente Guaita.
90'+3'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Eric Dier (Tottenham Hotspur) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.
90'+2'

free kick won

Dele Alli (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
90'+1'

free kick won

Pierre-Emile Højbjerg (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
90'

free kick won

Moussa Sissoko (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
89'

Substitution

Crystal Palace
Eberechi Eze
Eberechi
Eze(25)
off
Andros Townsend
Andros
Townsend(10)
on
88'

offside

Offside, Crystal Palace. Jairo Riedewald tries a through ball, but Wilfried Zaha is caught offside.
87'

free kick won

Giovani Lo Celso (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
86'

free kick won

James McArthur (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
86'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Serge Aurier.
86'

miss

Attempt missed. Serge Aurier (Tottenham Hotspur) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.
85'

corner

Corner, Tottenham Hotspur. Conceded by Nathaniel Clyne.
85'

Substitution

Tottenham Hotspur
Steven
Bergwijn(23)
off
Dele Alli(20)
on
84'

Substitution

Tottenham Hotspur
Sergio
Reguilón(3)
off
Ben
Davies(33)
on
84'

corner

Corner, Tottenham Hotspur. Conceded by Cheikhou Kouyaté.
84'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
83'

free kick won

Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
81'

Crystal Palace Goal!

Crystal Palace
Goal!
Crystal Palace
Jeffrey
Schlupp(15)
Goal! Crystal Palace 1, Tottenham Hotspur 1. Jeffrey Schlupp (Crystal Palace) left footed shot from very close range to the bottom left corner following a set piece situation.
80'

free kick won

Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick on the left wing.
80'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Christian Benteke (Crystal Palace) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Gary Cahill with a headed pass.
79'

corner

Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Moussa Sissoko.
78'

miss

Attempt missed. Christian Benteke (Crystal Palace) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Eberechi Eze with a cross following a corner.
78'

corner

Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Steven Bergwijn.
75'

free kick won

Giovani Lo Celso (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
73'

Substitution

Crystal Palace
Luka
Milivojevic(4)
off
Jairo
Riedewald(44)
on
73'

miss

Attempt missed. Eric Dier (Tottenham Hotspur) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Giovani Lo Celso following a set piece situation.
72'

free kick won

Sergio Reguilón (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
71'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
70'

free kick won

Eberechi Eze (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
69'

miss

Attempt missed. Jeffrey Schlupp (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by James McArthur with a headed pass following a set piece situation.
68'

free kick won

Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
67'

Substitution

Tottenham Hotspur
Tanguy
Ndombele(28)
off
Giovani
Lo Celso(18)
on
66'

miss

Attempt missed. Pierre-Emile Højbjerg (Tottenham Hotspur) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Tanguy Ndombele.
64'

free kick won

Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick on the left wing.
64'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Christian Benteke (Crystal Palace) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Eberechi Eze with a cross.
63'

corner

Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Moussa Sissoko.
62'

free kick won

Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick on the right wing.
60'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Christian Benteke (Crystal Palace) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Luka Milivojevic.
58'

free kick won

Eberechi Eze (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
56'

miss

Attempt missed. Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from the left side of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Eberechi Eze.
55'

free kick won

Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
54'

free kick won

Son Heung-Min (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
51'

offside

Offside, Crystal Palace. Wilfried Zaha tries a through ball, but Christian Benteke is caught offside.

First-Half Ends

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

offside

Offside, Crystal Palace. Patrick van Aanholt tries a through ball, but Christian Benteke is caught offside.
44'

free kick won

Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
43'

post

Eberechi Eze (Crystal Palace) hits the right post with a right footed shot from the centre of the box. Assisted by Jeffrey Schlupp.
41'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Jeffrey Schlupp.
40'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Patrick van Aanholt (Crystal Palace) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
38'

Yellow Card

Sissoko(17)
Moussa Sissoko (Tottenham Hotspur) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
38'

free kick won

Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
35'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Sergio Reguilón (Tottenham Hotspur) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Harry Kane.
35'

free kick won

Steven Bergwijn (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
34'

corner

Corner, Tottenham Hotspur. Conceded by Christian Benteke.
33'

corner

Corner, Tottenham Hotspur. Conceded by Vicente Guaita.
33'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Tanguy Ndombele (Tottenham Hotspur) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is saved in the bottom left corner.
31'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Eberechi Eze (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
30'

free kick won

Eberechi Eze (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
28'

free kick won

Tanguy Ndombele (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick on the left wing.
27'

miss

Attempt missed. Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right from a direct free kick.
27'

free kick won

Steven Bergwijn (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
26'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Jeffrey Schlupp (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Gary Cahill with a headed pass.
25'

corner

Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Eric Dier.
23'

Tottenham Hotspur Goal

Tottenham Hotspur
Goal!
Tottenham Hotspur
Harry
Kane(10)
Goal! Crystal Palace 0, Tottenham Hotspur 1. Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) right footed shot from outside the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Son Heung-Min.
20'

Yellow Card

Milivojevic(4)
Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
20'

free kick won

Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
20'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Son Heung-Min with a cross.
19'

corner

Corner, Tottenham Hotspur. Conceded by Jeffrey Schlupp.
19'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Sergio Reguilón (Tottenham Hotspur) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
18'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Tanguy Ndombele (Tottenham Hotspur) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
16'

miss

Attempt missed. Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high. Assisted by Eberechi Eze.
14'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Christian Benteke.
9'

miss

Attempt missed. Son Heung-Min (Tottenham Hotspur) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is close, but misses the top right corner. Assisted by Toby Alderweireld with a through ball.
8'

offside

Offside, Crystal Palace. Patrick van Aanholt tries a through ball, but Christian Benteke is caught offside.
7'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Eberechi Eze.

Kick-Off

lineup

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

Starting lineup

1
Hugo Lloris
GK
24
Serge Aurier
DF
4
Toby Alderweireld
DF
15
Eric Dier
DF
3
Sergio Reguilón
DF
substitution icon84'
23
Steven Bergwijn
MF
substitution icon85'
17
Moussa Sissoko
MF
38'
7
Son Heung-Min
MF
5
Pierre-Emile Højbjerg
MF
28
Tanguy Ndombele
MF
substitution icon67'
10
Harry Kane
S
23'

Substitutes

2
Matt Doherty
12
Joe Hart
14
Joe Rodon
18
Giovani Lo Celso
substitution icon67'
20
Dele Alli
substitution icon85'
27
Lucas Moura
33
Ben Davies
substitution icon84'
SOU
3-0
SHU
FUL
1-1
LIV
LEI
3-0
BHA
ARS
0-1
BUR
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Starting lineup

1
Hugo Lloris
GK
24
Serge Aurier
DF
4
Toby Alderweireld
DF
15
Eric Dier
DF
3
Sergio Reguilón
DF
substitution icon84'
23
Steven Bergwijn
MF
substitution icon85'
17
Moussa Sissoko
MF
38'
7
Son Heung-Min
MF
5
Pierre-Emile Højbjerg
MF
28
Tanguy Ndombele
MF
substitution icon67'
10
Harry Kane
S
23'

Substitutes

2
Matt Doherty
12
Joe Hart
14
Joe Rodon
18
Giovani Lo Celso
substitution icon67'
20
Dele Alli
substitution icon85'
27
Lucas Moura
33
Ben Davies
substitution icon84'
SOU
3-0
SHU
FUL
1-1
LIV
LEI
3-0
BHA
ARS
0-1
BUR
Premier League
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club
pl
w
d
l
gf
ga
gd
pts
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

Summary

  • Roy Hodgson names the same XI that defeated West Bromwich Albion 5-1
  • Spurs enjoy much of the possession as Palace launch several attacks through Wilfried Zaha
  • Vicente Guaita makes a pair of remarkable saves before Harry Kane steers a 25-yard shot home
  • Palace look to respond and push Spurs back for a spell around the 40-minute mark
  • Half-time: Crystal Palace 0-1 Tottenham Hotspur
  • Palace are dominant for large swathes of the second-half
  • They enjoy chances through Christian Benteke and Jeffrey Schlupp but cannot open their account
  • The Eagles finally clinch their equaliser as Schlupp fires home on the end of a wicked Eze free-kick
  • Full-time: Crystal Palace 1-1 Tottenham Hotspur

Perhaps lifted by the vociferous encouragement of 2,000 south Londoners, the Eagles kicked-off on the front foot; immediately pressing Spurs back before conceding a counter. From here, the Lilywhites steadfastly refused to be moved back again and spread the ball from left to right for a lengthy spell in the final third.

Palace fired back with a pair of their own counters: Wilfried Zaha on both occasions denied by the visiting defence as he probed from the left-wing.

The Ivorian then launched his third and clearest chance after driving a shot goalbound, but Hugo Lloris was alert enough to hold the ball at the second attempt.

Zaha’s effort epitomised the game's early exchanges having arrived after a period of Spurs possession. Playing mostly without the ball at their feet, Roy Hodgson’s men still appeared dangerous going forward.

Another opportunity came and went as Eberechi Eze lofted a cross-field pass onto Zaha’s instep, but the No.11’s swiftly taken shot flew high and hard into the sparsely populated Whitehorse Lane.

PALTOT 03 Benteke.jpg

After dominating match reports against West Bromwich Albion, Palace’s frontline would not twice enjoy all the limelight and Vicente Guaita pulled off two superhuman reflex saves to deny Tanguy Ndombele and Harry Kane from a handful of yards each.

The Spaniard's reactions were as dazzling as his teammates’ display last week but he was undone shortly after by a tamer effort; Kane’s speculative shot dipping and bending awkwardly low to the turf and finding the net after a complex flightpath.

Guaita was again called into action to smother Steven Bergwijn’s threatening run before uprighting himself to block Ndombele’s strike barely a second later, but the game was not all Spurs’. Instead, Eze and Patrick van Aanholt thudded close-range free-kicks into the wall and Zaha, Nathaniel Clyne and Luka Milivojevic had crosses charged down.

PALTOT 05 Kane chance.jpg

At this point, the Eagles were knocking loudly on Spurs’ door; hunting their deserved equaliser with resolve. They came within inches when Eze’s cutely-placed ball clipped the bottom of the post with Lloris’ dive well behind.

Such was their pressure that, by half-time, the Eagles will have felt aggrieved not to be at least level, but the home side could take courage from their display over the 45 minutes.

The second-half started with slightly less intensity than the first, and this was only heightened when play stopped to allow Zaha treatment early on. Gritting his teeth, the Irovian rejoined action shortly afterwards and appeared still-energised for the attack.

Such was his involvement that, 10 minutes into the second-half, he finished a smart passing move between Benteke and Eze with an overzealous shot.

PALTOT 06 Schlupp.jpg

With the fans echoing his name across Selhurst, Benteke then climbed to head into Lloris’ arms and appeared alert as the spearhead to Palace’s attack.

In a reversal of the first-half’s initial roles, the Eagles pinned Spurs to the edge of their box, dictating play and applying pressure firmly on their guests. The north Londoners defended with competence, however, and their southern counterparts were restricted mainly to landing soft efforts into Lloris’ palms.

A clearer chance to pull level fell to Jeffrey Schlupp in a tight space, the Ghanain knocking over the bar with a reflexive shot from 10-yards. As at the end of the first-half, Palace were again imposing themselves on their opposition and seemed almost certain to beat Lloris.

PALTOT 07 Clyne.jpg

Stomachs grew tighter on the Selhurst terraces as Palace’s offensive zeal appeared to leave them exposed going back, but the home side enjoyed so much possession in their opponent’s half that defensive concerns seldom arose.

Conversely for the Liylwhites, Benteke fired a header narrowly over the bar on the end of Eze’s corner and, in a mirror-image, landed a second into Lloris’ hands - his misfortune typifying Palace’s frustrations.

Eze’s deadball prowess caused Spurs ceaseless trouble and finally his involvement from a wide free-kick clinched Palace’s leveller. Whipping a challenging ball into the heart of the box, Eze set-up a sudden scramble which Schlupp cannoned home from, wheeling away to celebrate his success at home to Spurs for the second season running.

Kane clipped the wall and earned a corner with the visitors’ first second-half chance and Palace’s challenge flipped: guard the back. This task became ever tougher as Spurs thwacked the crossbar and forced Guaita into yet more reactionary work.

The home side held on with aplomb however, Guaita flying to guard his goal against Eric Dier's stinging free-kick; his save another on an afternoon of largely sensational goalkeeping.

Guaita's determination to take a point from the league leaders ran throughout his team and, by the final whistle, each Palace player could hold their head high in front of 2,000 exuberant supporters for a truly commendable performance.

Palace: Guaita, Van Aanholt, Kouyaté, Cahill, Clyne, McArthur, Milivojević (Riedewald 74), Schlupp, Eze (Townsend 89), Zaha, Benteke.

Subs not used: Butland, Ward, Tomkins, Ayew, Batshuayi.

Spurs: Lloris, Reguilón (Davies 85), Alderweireld, Dier, Aurier, Højbjerg, Sissoko, Bergwijn (Alli 85), Ndombele ( Lo Celso 66), Son, Kane.

Subs not used: Hart, Doherty, Rodon, Moura.

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Match Blog

Full-Time

Match ends, Crystal Palace 1, Tottenham Hotspur 1.
90'+4'

free kick won

Giovani Lo Celso (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick on the right wing.
90'+3'

corner

Corner, Tottenham Hotspur. Conceded by Christian Benteke.
90'+3'

corner

Corner, Tottenham Hotspur. Conceded by Vicente Guaita.
90'+3'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Eric Dier (Tottenham Hotspur) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.
90'+2'

free kick won

Dele Alli (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
90'+1'

free kick won

Pierre-Emile Højbjerg (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
90'

free kick won

Moussa Sissoko (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
89'

Substitution

Crystal Palace
Eberechi Eze
Eberechi
Eze(25)
off
Andros Townsend
Andros
Townsend(10)
on
88'

offside

Offside, Crystal Palace. Jairo Riedewald tries a through ball, but Wilfried Zaha is caught offside.
87'

free kick won

Giovani Lo Celso (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
86'

free kick won

James McArthur (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
86'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Serge Aurier.
86'

miss

Attempt missed. Serge Aurier (Tottenham Hotspur) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.
85'

corner

Corner, Tottenham Hotspur. Conceded by Nathaniel Clyne.
85'

Substitution

Tottenham Hotspur
Steven
Bergwijn(23)
off
Dele Alli(20)
on
84'

Substitution

Tottenham Hotspur
Sergio
Reguilón(3)
off
Ben
Davies(33)
on
84'

corner

Corner, Tottenham Hotspur. Conceded by Cheikhou Kouyaté.
84'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
83'

free kick won

Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
81'

Crystal Palace Goal!

Crystal Palace
Goal!
Crystal Palace
Jeffrey
Schlupp(15)
Goal! Crystal Palace 1, Tottenham Hotspur 1. Jeffrey Schlupp (Crystal Palace) left footed shot from very close range to the bottom left corner following a set piece situation.
80'

free kick won

Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick on the left wing.
80'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Christian Benteke (Crystal Palace) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Gary Cahill with a headed pass.
79'

corner

Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Moussa Sissoko.
78'

miss

Attempt missed. Christian Benteke (Crystal Palace) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Eberechi Eze with a cross following a corner.
78'

corner

Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Steven Bergwijn.
75'

free kick won

Giovani Lo Celso (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
73'

Substitution

Crystal Palace
Luka
Milivojevic(4)
off
Jairo
Riedewald(44)
on
73'

miss

Attempt missed. Eric Dier (Tottenham Hotspur) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Giovani Lo Celso following a set piece situation.
72'

free kick won

Sergio Reguilón (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
71'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
70'

free kick won

Eberechi Eze (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
69'

miss

Attempt missed. Jeffrey Schlupp (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by James McArthur with a headed pass following a set piece situation.
68'

free kick won

Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
67'

Substitution

Tottenham Hotspur
Tanguy
Ndombele(28)
off
Giovani
Lo Celso(18)
on
66'

miss

Attempt missed. Pierre-Emile Højbjerg (Tottenham Hotspur) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Tanguy Ndombele.
64'

free kick won

Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick on the left wing.
64'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Christian Benteke (Crystal Palace) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Eberechi Eze with a cross.
63'

corner

Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Moussa Sissoko.
62'

free kick won

Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick on the right wing.
60'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Christian Benteke (Crystal Palace) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Luka Milivojevic.
58'

free kick won

Eberechi Eze (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
56'

miss

Attempt missed. Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from the left side of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Eberechi Eze.
55'

free kick won

Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
54'

free kick won

Son Heung-Min (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
51'

offside

Offside, Crystal Palace. Wilfried Zaha tries a through ball, but Christian Benteke is caught offside.

First-Half Ends

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

offside

Offside, Crystal Palace. Patrick van Aanholt tries a through ball, but Christian Benteke is caught offside.
44'

free kick won

Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
43'

post

Eberechi Eze (Crystal Palace) hits the right post with a right footed shot from the centre of the box. Assisted by Jeffrey Schlupp.
41'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Jeffrey Schlupp.
40'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Patrick van Aanholt (Crystal Palace) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
38'

Yellow Card

Sissoko(17)
Moussa Sissoko (Tottenham Hotspur) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
38'

free kick won

Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
35'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Sergio Reguilón (Tottenham Hotspur) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Harry Kane.
35'

free kick won

Steven Bergwijn (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
34'

corner

Corner, Tottenham Hotspur. Conceded by Christian Benteke.
33'

corner

Corner, Tottenham Hotspur. Conceded by Vicente Guaita.
33'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Tanguy Ndombele (Tottenham Hotspur) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is saved in the bottom left corner.
31'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Eberechi Eze (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
30'

free kick won

Eberechi Eze (Crystal Palace) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
28'

free kick won

Tanguy Ndombele (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick on the left wing.
27'

miss

Attempt missed. Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right from a direct free kick.
27'

free kick won

Steven Bergwijn (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
26'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Jeffrey Schlupp (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Gary Cahill with a headed pass.
25'

corner

Corner, Crystal Palace. Conceded by Eric Dier.
23'

Tottenham Hotspur Goal

Tottenham Hotspur
Goal!
Tottenham Hotspur
Harry
Kane(10)
Goal! Crystal Palace 0, Tottenham Hotspur 1. Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) right footed shot from outside the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Son Heung-Min.
20'

Yellow Card

Milivojevic(4)
Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
20'

free kick won

Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
20'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Son Heung-Min with a cross.
19'

corner

Corner, Tottenham Hotspur. Conceded by Jeffrey Schlupp.
19'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Sergio Reguilón (Tottenham Hotspur) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
18'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Tanguy Ndombele (Tottenham Hotspur) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
16'

miss

Attempt missed. Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high. Assisted by Eberechi Eze.
14'

attempt saved

Attempt saved. Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Christian Benteke.
9'

miss

Attempt missed. Son Heung-Min (Tottenham Hotspur) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is close, but misses the top right corner. Assisted by Toby Alderweireld with a through ball.
8'

offside

Offside, Crystal Palace. Patrick van Aanholt tries a through ball, but Christian Benteke is caught offside.
7'

attempt blocked

Attempt blocked. Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Eberechi Eze.

Kick-Off

lineup

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.