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Premier League: Crystal Palace vs Brighton & Hove Albion

TEAM NEWS: Crystal Palace: Guaita, Ward, Kouyate, Cahill, Mitchell, Townsend, Riedewald, McArthur, Schlupp, Batshuayi, Zaha. Brighton & Hove Albion: Ryan, Lamptey, White, Webster, Dunk, Bissouma, Maupay, Trossard, Lallana, March, Burn.

1’: Brighton get us underway at Selhurst Park.

2’: Early opportunity for Brighton with Lamptey and Lallana linking up nicely. Lallana’s shot goes over.

5‘: Batshuayi fouls Dunk.

7’: Trossard and March link up nicely. Trossard crosses the ball into the area and Lamptey gets on the end of it but it’s cleared.

10’: First corner goes to Brighton.

11’: Kouyate and Burn are having words before the corner is taken and it’s delayed the corner.

12’: March delivers the corner. It punched out and Bissouma has a shot but it’s just wide of the post.

14’: Guaita catches Bissouma’s cross to Lamptey.

14’: White wins the ball back and he has a shot that goes wide.

17’: Palace get a penalty after Lamptey pushes Batshuayi down.

18‘: GOAL! Zaha scores the penalty. 1-0.

19’: Yellow Card for Ryan for time wasting.

24‘: March blocks Townsend’s cross.

26’: Maupay turns and has shot on target but it’s a poor shot.

27’: Mitchell sent a cross to find Batshuayi but it’s cleared.

28’: It‘s switched to March. He crosses it to Maupay and it’s headed over.

28’: Lamptey fouls Zaha.

29’: Townsend crosses the free kick in and it’s well defended by Burn who clears it for a Palace corner.

30’: Lallana is fouled by McArthur.

31’: Burn wins the ball back and plays it to Maupay and Kouyate is fouled after winning it back.

36’: Zaha defends well and it’s off Lamptey for a goal kick.

38’: Lallana fouls Riedewald.

41’: Mitchell is fouled.

43’: Free kick for Brighton and it’s straight to Schlupp after a deflection and the Eagle’s counter attack is on. Bissouma gets a tactical yellow card.

44’: March gives away a free kick in Palace’s own half.

45’: 1 minute added time.

Half-time: A game that was dominated by a penalty. Brighton were the better side, they created more chances. The Eagles were awarded a penalty that could be argued was very not a penalty. After the penalty decision, Palace grew into the game and they looked threatening on the counter attack.

45’: We’re underway for the second half.

46’: Lamptey and Guaita are down.

48’: They are both up and look okay.

49’: Maupay‘s turns and kicks the ball but Guaita holds it. McArthur is down.

51’: McArthur is back on the field.

52’: Batshuayi scores but it’s offside. VAR is checking.

54’: Trossard drives forward and he shoots but it’s over.

56’: Lallana plays it through to Maupay. He took too much time and it’s blocked.

57’: Kouyate is down receiving treatment.

58’: March’s cross is headed to Maupay by Burn but Maupay is flagged offside.

59’: Kouyate is back on the field.

60‘: Lamptey dribbles into the box and plays it back behind any Brighton players but Townsend clears it.

63’: Trossard is dragged back by Mitchell and he’s been booked.

65’: Lamptey is fouled by Mitchell.

66’: Trossard’s ball into the box meets Dunk and his header goes wide.

69’: White’s cross is cleared by Ward.

70’: The corner is swung in, Dunk heads it down and Bissouma’s shot is wide.

71’: Townsend fouls Dunk.

75’: Lamptey fouls Zaha. Guaita receives a yellow card for time wasting.

77’: Trossard is fouled.

78’: BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION SUBSTITUTION: Connolly and Mac Allister on for Lallana and Trossard.

78’: Mac Allister takes the free kick and has his first touch of the game.

81’: Great ball from White to March and March and Maupay got in each other’s way.

82’: BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION SUBSTITUTION: Burn is replaced by Gross.

83’: CRYSTAL PALACE SUBSTITUTION: Milivojevic comes on for Batshuayi.

85’: Lamptey gives away a foul.

87’: Yellow card for McArthur after a foul on Webster.

88‘: Townsend fouls March.

88’: CRYSTAL PALACE SUBSTITUTION: Benteke replaces Schlupp.

89’: The ball was a dangerous one and it was a mess in the box but Guaita gets a free kick given his way.

90’: GOAL! Maupay plays it to Mac Allister and he scores a deflected shot and gets the equaliser. 1-1.

90’: 7 added minutes.

90+3’: RED CARD! Dunk is sent off after a two footed tackle on Cahill.

90+6’: Benteke has a shot and it’s blocked.

90+9’: Zaha fouls Lamptey.

90+10’: Maupay has a volley blocked by Kouyate.

Full-time: A hard fought draw for both sides. Brighton were good going forward but their efficiency is what cost them. Mac Allister had a good impact on the game. Crystal Palace were excellent defensively.

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