English Premiership

10-man Palace clinch win over Bournemouth

2019-12-04 07:36
Roy Hodgson and Jason Puncheon (Getty Images)

Cape Town - Attacker Jeffrey Schlupp proved the match winner for 10-man Crystal Palace on Tuesday as they clinched a narrow 1-0 Premier League victory over Bournemouth at Selhurst Park.

Palace were reduced to ten men in as early as the 19th minute after defender Mamadou Sakho was shown a red card for a recklessly high tackle.

Despite the numerical advantage Bournemouth failed to make the hosts pay and it was Roy Hodgson's side who looked the better side throughout.

Substitute Schlupp grabbed the all-important winner in the 76th minute to send Palace to fifth in the standings on 21 points.

Bournemouth have now lost four consecutive games and sit 12th in the standings on 16 points.

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Saturday, 14 December 2019
Liverpool v Watford, Anfield 14:30
Sheffield United v Aston Villa, Bramall Lane 17:00
Leicester City v Norwich City, King Power Stadium 17:00
Chelsea v AFC Bournemouth, Stamford Bridge 17:00
Burnley v Newcastle United, Turf Moor 17:00
Southampton v West Ham United, St. Mary's Stadium 19:30
Sunday, 15 December 2019
Wolverhampton Wanderers v Tottenham Hotspur, Molineux Stadium 16:00
Manchester United v Everton, Old Trafford 16:00
Arsenal v Manchester City, Emirates Stadium 18:30
Monday, 16 December 2019
Crystal Palace v Brighton & Hove Albion, Selhurst Park 21:45
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