Crystal Palace fans react to Jeffrey Schlupp's performance against Southampton

Jeffrey Schlupp of Crystal Palace crosses the ball under pressure from Cedric Soares of Southampton during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Southampton at Selhurst Park...

Crystal Palace lost their fifth game in succession this weekend.

Jeffrey Schlupp of Crystal Palace crosses the ball under pressure from Cedric Soares of Southampton during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Southampton at Selhurst Park...

Only time will tell if Crystal Palace made a mistake sacking Frank de Boer after just four matches at the helm, but whatever the future holds it is clear his successor Roy Hodgson is not going to turn things round over night.

The former England watched glumly as his new players failed to score for the fifth straight match, losing 1-0 to Southampton and seemingly admitting that a relegation battle is upon them with even tougher matches to come.

Southampton's Serbian midfielder Dusan Tadic (L) vies with Crystal Palace's German midfielder Jeffrey Schlupp during the English Premier League football match between Crystal Palace and...

Many of Palace's players under-performed on the day including Jeffrey Schlupp, who came in for plenty of criticism after the final whistle.

The 24-year-old is yet to really prove his worth in the Premier League despite being highly rated at former club Leicester City, and on Saturday he struggled to make any significant impact.

Crystal Palace's English manager Roy Hodgson gestures on the sidelines during the English Premier League football match between Crystal Palace and Southampton at Selhurst Park in south...

Schlupp started the season out of the team but he has kicked off recent 1-0 defeats against both Burnley and Southampton and he needs to do a lot better if he is to maintain that starting spot for the long haul.

Hodgson will have known the challenge ahead of him when he first took charge at Selhurst Park, but on this evidence it could be a long, hard campaign for the Eagles.

After their latest match we took to Twitter to see what Palace fans thought of Schlupp's performance and you can read a selection of what we found below:

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