Crystal Palace 0-1 Southampton: Rodriguez strike sinks Eagles

Crystal Palace 0 - 1 Southampton

  • 37" Jay Rodriguez

Ref: Howard Webb
Attendance: 25,073

Selhurst Park

Southampton beat Crystal Palace 1-0 at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon.

Southampton defeated Crystal Palace 1-0 at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, courtesy of a goal from Jay Rodriguez.

A poor back-pass from Jason Puncheon led to an easy chance for the England striker, leaving the Eagles looking over their shoulders once more.

Palace had been resurgent under Tony Pulis, but they have now suffered consecutive home defeats following the 2-0 reverse against Manchester United.

Rickie Lambert could have made it worse for the home side but he saw his effort rebound off the post.

The result means Palace are just two points outside the relegation zone while the Saints remain ninth but have closed the gap on Newcastle United top a single point.

Statistics

Crystal Palace

Southampton

Possession

35.7%
64.3%

Shots on target

Total shots

Team Lineups

Crystal Palace

  • Julian Speroni
  • Dean Moxey
  • Damien Delaney
  • Scott Dann
  • Joel Ward
  • Joe Ledley
  • Yannick Bolasie
  • Jason Puncheon
  • Kagisho Dikgacoi
  • Mile Jedinak
  • Glenn Murray

Substitutes

  • Jerome Thomas
  • Cameron Jerome
  • Barry Bannan
  • Wayne Hennessey
  • Thomas Ince
  • Dwight Gayle
  • Daniel Gabbidon

Southampton

  • Artur Boruc
  • Luke Shaw
  • Nathaniel Clyne
  • Jose Fonte
  • Dejan Lovren
  • Steven Davis
  • Jack Cork
  • Adam Lallana
  • Jay Rodriguez
  • Morgan Schneiderlin
  • Rickie Lambert

Substitutes

  • Maya Yoshida
  • Sam Gallagher
  • Gastón Ramírez
  • Paulo Gazzaniga
  • Victor Wanyama
  • Calum Chambers
  • James Ward-Prowse

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