Stoke City v Crystal Palace, 05 May 2018

Score2-1 to Crystal Palace
RefereeMartin Atkinson
CompetitionPremier League
Venuebet365 Stadium
Attendance29,687
Kick-off: 12.30pm Crystal Palace had now won seven of the last eight meetings in all competitions.

Goals:

Xherdan Shaqiri 43 G

Goals:

James McArthur 68 G
Patrick Van Aanholt 86 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Jack Butland
Defender Moritz Bauer
Defender Erik Pieters
Defender Kurt Zouma
Defender/Centre back Ryan Shawcross
Defender/Full back Glen Johnson
Midfielder Joe Allen
Midfielder/Forward Badou N'Diaye
Midfielder/Forward Xherdan Shaqiri
Forward Peter Crouch

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey
Defender Mamadou Sakho
Defender James Tomkins
Defender Joel Ward
Midfielder Yohan Cabaye
Midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek
Midfielder James McArthur
Midfielder Luka Milivojević
Midfielder Andros Townsend
Midfielder/Forward Wilfried Zaha

Substitutions:

Ramadan Sobhi for Peter Crouch 67
Tyrese Campbell for Glen Johnson 77

Substitutions:

Martin Kelly for Joel Ward 40
Christian Benteke for Yohan Cabaye 63
Jeffrey Schlupp for Andros Townsend 88

Cards:

Moritz Bauer 63 Y
Glen Johnson 64 Y
Badou N'Diaye 81 Y
Erik Pieters 85 Y
Xherdan Shaqiri 89 Y

Cards:

Luka Milivojević 54 Y
James Tomkins 64 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Jakob Haugaard
Defender/Midfielder Geoff Cameron
Midfielder Charlie Adam
Midfielder Darren Fletcher
Midfielder Stephen Ireland
Midfielder Ramadan Sobhi
Forward Tyrese Campbell

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Diego Cavalieri
Defender Martin Kelly
Defender/Midfielder Jeffrey Schlupp
Defender/Midfielder Aaron Wan-Bissaka
Midfielder/Forward LEE Chung-yong

Comments:

League position: 20th This result confirmed Stoke City’s relegation to the League Championship, ten years and one day after they confirmed their promotion to the Premier League. This was the Potters' first relegation since they went down to League Division 2 (third tier) in 1997-98 along with Reading and Manchester City. City were now without a win in their last 13 games in the Premier League; their worst such run in the top division since 1984 and the longest current run without a win in the top four divisions.

Comments:

League position: 11th This result confirmed that Crystal Palace had become the first team since Liverpool in the 1899-1900 to avoid relegation after losing their first seven games of a top division season. The Eagles had now won three of their last seven Premier League games when they had been trailling at half-time. Palace had now taken 14 points from their last seven games in the Premier League (won four, lost one).