April 19, 2021

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Report: Crystal Palace 1-1 Tottenham

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Crystal Palace tied at home to Tottenham Hotspur (1-1), at Selhurst Park, Sunday evening, as part of the 12th round of the Premier League.

Tottenham opened the scoring through Harry Kane (23), and Crystal Palace adjusted the score, through Jeffrey Schlupp (81).

With this result, Tottenham remains temporarily at the top of the standings, after raising its tally to 25 points, and Crystal Palace raised its tally to 17 points, in 11th place.

The first attempt in the match for Tottenham came in the ninth minute, after Alderweireld sent a through ball from the midfield, which arrived at Son in the penalty area, to receive and hit it to the side of the post.

Crystal Palace responded in the 14th minute, with a powerful shot from the edge of the penalty area through Zaha, which Lloris caught with difficulty.

Tottenham opened the scoring in the 23rd minute, after Harry Kane hit the ball from a distance, it tricked Guetta and found the net.

The Spurs continued his attack, with a powerful shot by Ndombele, in the 33rd minute, which the Crystal Palace goalkeeper sent it away to a corner kick.

Palace tried to return in the score, during the second half, with a powerful curved shot from Zaha, in the 56th minute, which passed next to the post.

Coach Jose Mourinho made the first substitution for Spurs, with Lo Celso landing at the expense of Ndombele.

In contrast to the progress of play in the second half, Tottenham almost killed the match, after Dier rose to a cross from a foul executed by Lo Celso, in the 73rd minute, hitting a header that went short next to the post.

Benteke almost scored the equalizer, after heading from a corner kick, in the 79th minute, just above the bar.

Palace finally succeeded in rocking the net of Tottenham, in the 81st minute, after Eze executed a fixed cross that passed in front of everyone, and Lloris failed to deal with it, and it fell from his hands and followed by Schlupp into the net.

In the 84th minute, Mourinho pushed a substitute for Alli and Davise, at the expense of Regilon and Bergen.

Davise hit the ball in the 86th minute, which hit the crossbar, and Aurier followed it with a shot from inside the penalty area, Kane changed its direction with a header, the Crystal Palace goalkeeper brilliantly tackled it.

And Guaita returned to save Palace from a deadly goal, in the second minute of stoppage time, after he starred in countering a direct free kick by Dier, before it hit the crossbar and went out for a corner, to end the match with a 1-1 draw.