The 1-0 scoreline at St James’ Park reflects the type of game between Newcastle United and Crystal Palace perfectly, as it lacked energy, pace and talking points, however, it doesn’t however convey the fact it was actually Crystal Palace who looked most likely to win the game from the outset.
Crystal Palace pulled off a stunning win on home soil against Chelsea, with Palace having only beaten Chelsea twice at Selhurst Park since 1982 prior to todays fixture.
Crystal Palace vs Chelsea
Round eight of the 2017/2018 Premier League season sees Crystal Palace welcome the current champions Chelsea to Selhurst Park.
Manchester United scored four goals once again this season, meaning they have scored four goals in four of their last five fixtures. The 7th round fixture of this seasons Premier League was always going to be a tough fixture for this struggling Crystal Palace side. Once Crystal Palace had conceded inside the first three minutes, the question on most peoples minds was how many?
Manchester City dispatched a troubled Crystal Palace in style, capped by a stunning effort by Fabian Delph to make it a 5-0 occasion to the Citizens.
Manchester City FC vs Crystal Palace FC
Crystal Palace travel to Manchester City hoping not to become only the second team in Premier League history to lose their opening six games of the league season.
The early kick-off at Selhurst Park was a crucial encounter for Crystal Palace with new manager Roy Hodgson at the helm.