Tuesday, January 31, 2023

C Palace 0 – 0 Newcastle

Nick Pope produced one of many saves of the season up to now however Newcastle didn’t match their goalkeeper’s heroics by labouring to a goalless draw at Crystal Palace and lacking the prospect to solidify a high-4 spot.

Regardless of Eddie Howe’s facet dominating the sport, England goalkeeper Pope denied substitute Jean-Philippe Mateta’s fierce excessive drive with an outstanding reflex cease to tip the ball over the bar – with Three Lions boss Gareth Southgate watching on.

Newcastle had loads of probabilities to interrupt the impasse themselves however the likes of Joelinton, Dan Burn, Callum Wilson and Alexander Isak put most of their probabilities straight at a grateful Vicente Guaita within the Palace objective.

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FREE TO WATCH: Highlights from Crystal Palace’s draw towards Newcastle within the Premier League.

The sharing of the factors is sufficient to take the Magpies again into third spot forward of Manchester United, who might take again that place by avoiding defeat at Arsenal on Sunday, reside on Sky Sports activities (kick-off 4.30pm).

How the Magpies fired a black – once more

The primary half noticed Newcastle dominate the sport when it comes to probabilities, however the guests got here up towards a cussed Palace backline – with goalkeeper Guiata irritating them specifically.

Some good work from Joe Willock down the left led to Miguel Almiron being introduced one of the best likelihood of the sport, however the winger hit the facet netting from a good angle on the again put up.

Group information

  • Crystal Palace made 4 adjustments from the facet that drew 1-1 with Manchester United. Michael Olise was dropped to the bench for Jordan Ayew, whereas Ebere Eze changed Jean-Phillipe Mateta. Jeffrey Schlupp began rather than Will Hughes and Joel Ward got here in for Nathaniel Clyne at proper-again.
  • Newcastle had been unchanged from the facet that beat Fulham 1-0 final week. That meant Bruno Guimaraes recovered in time from his harm that noticed him depart the St James’ Park recreation final week in tears.

The Magpies, one of the crucial prolific sides from set items within the division, used lifeless ball eventualities to their benefit as Kieran Trippier’s nook ultimately discovered its option to Dan Burn – who lashed a volley straight at Guaita.

The Spanish shot stopper then denied Joelinton twice in fast succession as he put out a powerful hand to disclaim the Newcastle No 7 after he lower contained in the field, earlier than swatting away a deflected shut-vary strike from a nook moments later.

In a half that noticed Palace pissed off for seeing Marc Guehi booked after 4 minutes whereas Trippier and Bruno Guimaraes escaped cautions for comparable challenges, the house facet had two large probabilities late within the half to take the lead.

First, Wilfried Zaha received the improper facet of Trippier however could not get his toes so as as a penalty attraction fell on deaf ears. From the ensuing nook, centre-again Chris Richards headed over with seconds left within the half after being discovered unmarked at a nook.

Jordan Ayew and Kieran Trippier chase a loose ball
Kieran Trippier led the defence to maintain one other clear sheet for the Magpies

Newcastle continued their urgent on the Palace objective after half-time, with Wilson’s shut-vary free header from Trippier’s quick nook falling straight into Guaita’s gloves. Joelinton was the subsequent to comfortably discover Guaita’s palms with a curling shot from 20 yards out whereas on the break.

Palace’s creativity was dented by Zaha’s withdrawal because of harm however the hosts really created among the best possibilities of the ultimate jiffy.

Participant scores

Crystal Palace: Guaita (8); Ward (6), Richards (6), Guehi (7), Mitchell (6); Doucoure (7), Schlupp (6), Eze (7); Ayew (5), Edouard (6), Zaha (7)

Subs: Olise (6), Mateta (7), Hughes (7), Clyne (6), Ozoh (n/a)

xxx: Newcastle: Pope (8); Trippier (8), Schar (8), Botman (7), Burn (6); Guimaraes (7), Longstaff (7), Willock (6); Almiron (6), Wilson (5), Joelinton (5)

Subs: Isak (5), Saint-Maximin (6), Murphy (n/a)

Participant of the match: Kieran Trippier (Newcastle)

A excessive ball within the air in direction of Odsonne Edouard precipitated havoc amongst the Newcastle defenders, with a free ball discovering Mateta who despatched a rasping drive in direction of the highest nook.

Solely Pope’s outstretched proper arm denied the Eagles substitute in additional frustration for Patrick Vieira’s objective-shy facet this season.

Newcastle pushed for a winner within the last ten minutes however Isak and Fabian Schar might solely fireplace shut-vary headers as soon as once more straight a Guaita.

Miguel Almiron (and Odsonne Edouard fight for possession
Miguel Almiron (left) was certainly one of a number of Newcastle gamers to overlook gilt-edged probabilities

Because the clock ticked into 90, substitute Allan Saint-Maximin didn’t capitalise on a Palace mistake on the again put up as his shut-ranger thumping strike was deflected broad.

It was certainly one of a number of probabilities that went begging for Newcastle – their third goalless attract 4 Premier League video games.

What’s next?

Tuesday twenty fourth January 7:00pm

Kick off 8:00pm

Crystal Palace‘s exit from the FA Cup means they’ve subsequent weekend off. The Eagles return to Premier League motion with a visit to Manchester United on February 4.

Palace then have a derby conflict at residence to Brighton the next weekend, earlier than an away recreation at Brentford and a house conflict with Liverpool to full their February fixtures.

Newcastle participate of their first semi-last in 18 years in midweek as they play the primary-leg of their Carabao Cup final-4 conflict at Southampton on Tuesday night time, reside on Sky Sports activities.

There isn’t a weekend fixture in between the return leg at St James’ Park on January 31, earlier than they return to league motion at residence to West Ham, reside on Sky Sports activities on February 4, kick-off 5.30pm.

The Magpies are on Sky Sports activities Saturday Evening Soccer responsibility for his or her subsequent two league outings, travelling to Bournemouth and internet hosting Liverpool on the subsequent two Saturdays. They finish February with a house conflict towards Brighton on February 25.

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