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At Selhurst Park on Monday night, Crystal Palace will meet Arsenal, a rival team from London. The opening day of the Premier League season saw close victories for both teams. At Bramall Lane, Crystal Palace defeated Sheffield United by a score of 1-0, while Mikel Arteta’s Nottingham Forest team was defeated 2-1 by Arsenal.
Wilfried Zaha and Michael Olise were out, but Crystal Palace nevertheless defeated Sheffield United last weekend. The winning goal was scored from close range by Odsonne Edouard. Wes Foderingham, the goalie for Sheffield United, denied the Eagles on a number of other occasions. The victory moved Palace into the top five of the table after just one game, allowing Palace manager Roy Hodgson to celebrate his 76th birthday in style.
Palace now has the possibility to open the season with two straight wins, which they haven’t done since Hodgson took over in the 2020-21 season, even though it may be unlikely for them to maintain a European berth during the 2023–24 Premier League season.
Furthermore, Selhurst Park was successfully turned into a stronghold by Palace last season. Throughout the entire season, they only lost five games at home and earned an astounding 11 of the final 15 points when playing in front of their home crowd. Even elite teams like Liverpool and Manchester United have difficulty defeating Palace at home.
It’s important to note that four of Palace’s five home Premier League losses from the previous season came against other London-based teams. Only one game stood out, a close 1-0 loss to Manchester City. Additionally, it was well-known that Arsenal performed well in neighborhood rivalries the previous season.
Arsenal and Palace can both identify with the difficulties of starting the season without their primary attackers. Just like it did throughout the winter, Gabriel Jesus is currently recovering from a knee procedure. Eddie Nketiah, though, has distinguished himself as a dependable replacement for the hurt Brazilian striker.
Nketiah demonstrated his striker skills in the previous game against Nottingham Forest with the aid of Gabriel Martinelli’s outstanding display of skill. Bukayo Saka added insult to injury for former Arsenal player Matt Turner by shooting a goal into the top corner of the net after Nketiah’s first strike.…… Continue Your Reading