Crystal Palace vs Liverpool English Premier League Week 10
Week ten English Premier League as it happens between Crystal Palace and Liverpool on the weekend.
Crystal Palace (4-2-3-1) Mandanda; Ward, Tomkins, Danna, Kelly; McArthur, Ledley; Lee, Cabaye, Zaha; C Benteke.
Substitutes: Hennessey, Fryers, Delaney, Flamini, Townsend, Puncheon, Campbell.
Liverpool (4-3-3) Karius; Clyne, Matip, Lovren, Moreno; Lallana, Henderson, Can; Mane, Firmino, Coutinho.
Substitutes: Mignolet, Randall, Klavan, Lucas, Sturridge, Origi, Wijnaldum.
Referee Andre Marriner
Man of the Match : P. Coutinho
Crystal Palace : McArthur (18' , 33' )
Liverpool: Can (16' ), Lovren (21' ), Matip (44' ), Firmino (71' )
What did the coaches say about the game ?
Crystal Palace coach Alan Pardew
"The first half was difficult on the sideline. We talked about putting them under pressure but in the first period we did not start well.
"We worked hard and defended well but we should have put more pressure on Liverpool. But they are a good team. Two set plays though, that is not us.
"We have to tighten up on that area. Our centre-backs are good but they got done. It is something we have to work on.
"In the second half, the game hinged on key moments. There were some penalty decisions which I thought were tight. We had a tight one last season with the same referee."
Liverpool coach Jurgen Klop said:
"In the first 15 minutes we were not really at 100% then in half an hour we created chance after chance. It was a close game and a deserved win at the end. I'm a very happy man.
"The defensive error we made for the first goal is because we are not at the limit of our concentration. The aggressiveness was not there at the start of the game. But I saw a lot of wonderful things offensively."