Palace 1 – Brighton 1: Stalemate at Selhurst Park against The Seagulls

Crystal Palace 1-1 Brighton & Hove Albion

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On Monday, Palace and Brighton were held to a 1-1 draw at Selhurst Park. Palace were looking forward to meeting again, following a previous defeat to Liverpool whilst Brighton were hoping to increase their winning streak after back-to-back victories against Leicester City and Brentford. As it stands, Palace are currently 15th with 6 points from 6 matches, while Brighton sit in 6th, with 13 points from 6.

The Eagles started strongly in the first half, thanks to Wilfried Zaha giving Palace the lead just before half-time

Brighton took the lead in the second half, with a goal from Neal Maupay just before the final whistle and seeing the game end 1-1.

Both managers used the full entitlement. For Palace, Christian Benteke, Cheikhou Kouyate and Jeffrey Schlupp, came on for Odsonne Edouard, Luka Milivojevic and Jordan Ayew, Brighton brought on Steven Alzate, Jakub Moder and Aaron Connolly to replace Dan Burn, Steven Alzate and Danny Welbeck.

There were bookings for Conor Gallagher from Palace, and Adam Lallana, Marc Cucurella and Leandro Trossard, for Brighton.

Palace next face Leicester City and Brighton are at home to Arsenal.

Technical card:
Crystal Palace: Vicente Guaita, Joel Ward, Joachim Andersen, Luka Milivojevic (Cheikhou Kouyate, min.72), Tyrick Mitchell, James McArthur, Marc Guehi, Conor Gallagher, Wilfried Zaha, Jordan Ayew (Jeffrey Schlupp, min.86) and Odsonne Edouard (Christian Benteke, min.71)
Brighton & Hove Albion: Robert Sanchez, Shane Duffy, Lewis Dunk, Dan Burn (Steven Alzate, min.46), Joel Veltman, Adam Lallana, Pascal Gross, Marc Cucurella, Danny Welbeck (Aaron Connolly, min.76), Leandro Trossard and Neal Maupay
Stadium: Selhurst Park
Goals: Wilfried Zaha (1-0, min. 45) and Neal Maupay (1-1, min. 90)