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MetiNews.Com - Live coverage of Roy Hodgson's press conference from Selhurst Park following the Premier League clash against Newcastle
Breaking News ! Hello, and welcome to football.london's live coverage of Roy Hodgson's press conference following Crystal Palace's Premier League clash against Newcastle. Hodgson made a number of changes for the clash, with Gary Cahill coming in at centre-back, pushing Cheikhou Kouyate into midfield in place of Jairo Riedewald. In attack, Jeff Schlupp replaced Michy Batshuayi. Palace were on the hunt for goals late on after a lack of serious action for much of the match, but were caught twice in two minutes by the visitors for a 2-0 defeat. Follow everything the Palace boss and Steve Bruce have to say about the clash below.22:28Joe DoyleFine margins - Wilson the difference?Certainly was very, very good, held the ball up very well. Making life very difficult for [us], then a chance came his way and he scored.He's that quality of player.22:27Joe DoyleFrustrated with only a point, but all three harshTough to take, we deserved much more.At 0-0 I was never at ease, thinking it's either a draw or a win. Frustrated, annoyed, but it is what football is at some times. You look back on a result you didn't see coming and didn't do well enough to stop it.22:26Joe DoyleRoy is hereHere we go...22:22Joe DoyleBruce doneThat's all from the Newcastle boss, Hodgson up next.22:21Joe DoyleTalk of unrest galvanise the team?Look, I just want to talk about the performance. It wasn't great at times, to be brutally honest. But they stuck in there. There's a resilience about them which I'm absolutely delighted about.22:20Joe DoyleJoelinton's feeIt's a lot of things. The fee, the No.9 shirt. Coming to terms with the league, living in another country.All of them things: some people adapt very, very quickly. No matter how much you pay, it can be difficult to adapt.
. He has to improve, but he's had the best opportunities tonight. He's had a tough time but he wants to do well and improve.22:19Joe DoylePosition suits Joelinton best?Any striker likes someone up alongside him, we don't see it very often these days.Certainly today they were a handful, that little bit of quality link up play for the two of them has got them each a goal.22:18Joe DoyleSaint-MaximinUnfortunately picked up a calf injury. Complained during training and afterwards wasn't right. We'll see how bad it is over the next couple of days.22:17Joe DoyleCallum WilsonHe's a goalscorer. The way he is as a boy, a team player, I'm delighted for him. Him and Joe today were a handful.22:17Joe DoyleCOVID toughnessIt's very difficult at the moment. Three confirmed players and a member of staff, it's difficult to manage.Try to stay as safe as we can, my concern is not just the welfare of players but the staff too. We'll do our best but it's difficult, for sure.22:16Joe DoyleJoelinton kept goingHe's got a big heart in him. Had a tough night. Of course, getting used to the country, it takes some longer than others. He's never shied away from the challenge and he's got the reward tonight. Really pleased for Joe and his all-round performance.22:15Joe DoyleWhat were you thinking at the end?I was delighted. Had to wait for the last few minutes for that little bit of quality.It's all about fine margins in this league.22:14Joe DoyleSteve Bruce is hereHere we go22:12Joe DoylePlayer RatingsWhat can you say about that performance?Palace dominated possession but couldn't create too many real openings in attack.Too conservative from Roy?Player Ratings are here.Scott Dann and Jairo Riedewald battle Sean Longstaff (Image: Newcastle United/Getty Images)Joe DoyleGood eveningHello, and welcome to football.london's live coverage of Roy Hodgson's press conference following Crystal Palace's Premier League clash against Newcastle.
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