Steve Parish and Alex McCarthy react on Twitter to Crystal Palace defeat

Crystal Palace suffered a 1-0 defeat to Manchester City at Selhurst Park in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon.

Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish has taken to social networking site Twitter to give his reaction to his side’s defeat to Manchester City at home on Saturday afternoon.

The Eagles failed to build on their 2-1 victory over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge before the international break, as they went down 1-0 to the Citizens in the Premier League.

Nigerian teenager Kelechi Iheanacho scored his first senior goal for City deep into injury time after Samir Nasri's shot was saved.

Alan Pardew’s side gave a good account of themselves against the Premier League giants, and Palace chairman Parish was proud of the players.

Palace goalkeeper Alex McCarthy was disappointed with the final result and posted the following message on Twitter:

Over the course of the 90 minutes at Selhurst Park, hosts Palace had 42% of the possession, took 10 shots of which only two were on target, and earned four corners.

Visiting City had 58% of the possession, took 21 shots of which seven were on target, and earned four corners.

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