Tuesday 20 August 2019

Hull v Crystal Palace - Story of the Match

Crystal Palace's Frazier Campbell scores
Crystal Palace's Frazier Campbell scores

Fraizer Campbell returned to haunt Hull as he scored a late equaliser to earn Crystal Palace a thrilling 3-3 away draw.

Robert Snodgrass' controversial penalty was cancelled out by a spot-kick from Christian Benteke, before Wilfried Zaha gave Palace the lead.

Adama Diomande and Jake Livermore's goals appeared to be sending Hull out the bottom three but former Hull player Campbell responded in the 89th minute.


"When ref Mike Jones watches the penhe's just given Hull back tonight, his ears are gonna be a bit hot & Snodgrass is an embarrassment!!" - Peter Schmeichel.



Wilfried Zaha. Ivory Coast's new winger did not deserve to be on a losing side and so it proved. He was denied a stunning goal in the first half, earned the penalty that kickstarted the second-half goal rush and scored a superb goal to give his side a short-lived lead.


Snodgrass' dive. The Scotland international appears to trying to keep Hull up by himself. His penalty was his fifth league goal of the season - no other Hull player has netted more than twice - but it will not be his goal record people will be talking about after the game, but the theatrical way he went to ground under Scott Dann's challenge.


Mike Phelan switched to the en-vogue three-man defence with wing-backs in a bid to change his team's fortunes. Antonio Conte has made the back three fashionable and it worked so well for Hull that Alan Pardew followed suit in the second period by bringing on Zeki Fryers. And while it worked in an attacking sense, Palace were all over the place defensively. Do not expect to see it again at Old Trafford in midweek.



David Marshall 6 (Out of 10)

Ahmed Elmohamady 6

Michael Dawson 6

Curtis Davies 5

Harry Maguire 6

Andrew Robertson 7

Tom Huddlestone 7

Jake Livermore 7

Sam Clucas 6

Robert Snodgrass 7

Adama Diomande 7


Markus Henriksen (for Clucas, 90 )

Crystal Palace

Wayne Hennessey 5

Joel Ward 5

Scott Dann 5

Damien Delaney 6

Martin Kelly 5

Joe Ledley 4

James McArthur 6

Wilfried Zaha 8

Andros Townsend 4

Jason Puncheon 5

Christian Benteke 6


Zeki Fryers (for Townsend, 46) 5

Yohan Cabaye (for McArthur, 71) 5

Fraizer Campbell (for Kelly, 80) 7


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