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MetiNews.Com - How football.londonrated the Crystal Palace players during the Premier League clash against Brighton at Selhurst Park
Breaking News ! Vicente Guaita: A good early claim that caused him a bit of pain. Largely untested in the first half. Took a big knock early in the second half, and made a decent stop low when forced to change direction. Booked for timewasting. Could do nothing about the late equaliser. 6 Joel Ward: Defended stoutly against March in the opening half, with the winger staying extremely wide and proving difficult to go one-on-one with. Made a stunning block in the second half to deny a certain goal. A mistake that cost points at the end. 6 Cheikhou Kouyate: Reacted strongly during an interchange in the area, but nothing came of it. A no-nonsense start from the midfielder-turned-centre-back, clearing anything that came near him. An absolutely vital block to earn Palace a point in stoppage time. 8 Gary Cahill: Looked comfortable in the opening stages on his return, marshalling the defence well. Could have picked up an injury late on due to Dunk's ferocious tackle. 7 Video Loading Video Unavailable Click to play Tap to play The video will start in8Cancel Play now Tyrick Mitchell: Brighton's shape caused problems with Lallana and Lamptey proving a tricky combination down Brighton's right. A sloppy pass allowed White to drive forward and shoot wide. Picked up a booking for a cynical foul, and was lucky to avoid another shortly after when squaring up to Lamptey. Played much better after the incident, though. 6 Andros Townsend: Whipped in a dangerous cross that led to the penalty. Put in a good shift going back, nipping in to win the ball on a couple of occasions to help out at the back. Showed his value throughout the second half in a defensive mode. 7 Jairo Riedewald: Looked at home in the Premier League on his first start of the season, his passing and movement with the ball helping him out of some tight spots.
. Battled hard and won the ball on a number of occasions, an impressive display. 8 James McArthur: Tasked with organising the midfield against a formation that was proving difficult to manage in the opening stages. In the thick of it, committing a couple of fouls before half-time. Had an injury worry early in the second half, but recovered well. Booked late on. 7
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Jeffrey Schlupp: Initially struggled with Palace on the backfoot, but grew into the game and showed some nice touches. Made some phenomenal leaps to beat Ben White to the ball when he did not really have the right to do so. A good turn and run before a low cross was his only real impact in an attacking sense, other than seeing an opponent booked as he looked to counter. 7 Michy Batshuayi: Won what looked a soft penalty to hand Zaha the chance to put Palace ahead. A great run and finish early in the second half unfortunately ruled out for offside. A big spark in an otherwise quiet appearance. 6
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Wilfried Zaha: Stayed cool to convert from the penalty spot in the absence of Luka Milivojevic. Looked frustrated in the first half, especially with one heated exchange with the linesman after a decision (rightly) went against him. Again, was unable to make much of an impact in the second half. 6 Subs: Luka Milivojevic: Came on late to try and steady the ship. Christian Benteke: A late change as the clock wound down.
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