Crystal Palace 1-1 Tottenham Hotspur: Jeffrey Schlupp scores late equaliser to deny leaders victory


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Harry Kane heads towards the Crystal Palace net during Tottenham's Premier League game at Selhurst Park
Crystal Palace have not beaten Tottenham in the Premier League since January 2015

Jeffrey Schlupp scored a late Crystal Palace equaliser after a mistake by Hugo Lloris to deny leaders Tottenham victory before their top-of-the-table game at Liverpool on Wednesday.

Harry Kane put Spurs on course for a sixth win in seven league games with a shot from 30 yards which Vicente Guaita should have saved.

Spaniard Guaita had kept Spurs at bay with three excellent saves to deny Tanguy Ndombele, Sergio Reguilon and Kane before being caught out by the England captain’s long-range swerving attempt.

But Palace, who hit the post through Eberechi Eze, deservedly equalised when Schlupp bundled in the equaliser after Lloris spilled Eze’s free-kick.

In a dramatic finale, Spurs substitute Ben Davies hit the bar while Guaita made a spectacular save to keep out a free-kick from Eric Dier.

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Crystal Palace

  1. Squad number31Player nameGuaita

  2. Squad number17Player nameClyne

  3. Squad number8Player nameKouyaté

  4. Squad number24Player nameCahill

  5. Squad number3Player namevan Aanholt

  6. Squad number15Player nameSchlupp

  7. Squad number4Player nameMilivojevic

  8. Squad number18Player nameMcArthur

  9. Squad number25Player nameEze

  10. Squad number20Player nameBenteke

  11. Squad number11Player nameZaha

  1. Squad number10Player nameTownsend

  2. Squad number44Player nameRiedewald

Tottenham Hotspur

  1. Squad number18Player nameLo Celso
  2. Squad number20Player nameAlli
  3. Squad number33Player nameDavies

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Crystal Palace

  • 31Guaita
  • 17Clyne
  • 8Kouyaté
  • 24Cahill
  • 3van Aanholt
  • 15Schlupp
  • 4MilivojevicBooked at 20minsSubstituted forRiedewaldat 73′minutes
  • 18McArthur
  • 25EzeSubstituted forTownsendat 89′minutes
  • 20Benteke
  • 11Zaha


  • 1Butland
  • 2Ward
  • 5Tomkins
  • 9J Ayew
  • 10Townsend
  • 23Batshuayi
  • 44Riedewald


  • 1Lloris
  • 24Aurier
  • 4Alderweireld
  • 15Dier
  • 3ReguilónSubstituted forDaviesat 84′minutes
  • 17SissokoBooked at 38mins
  • 5Højbjerg
  • 23BergwijnSubstituted forAlliat 85′minutes
  • 28NdombeleSubstituted forLo Celsoat 67′minutes
  • 7Son Heung-Min
  • 10Kane


  • 2Doherty
  • 12Hart
  • 14Rodon
  • 18Lo Celso
  • 20Alli
  • 27Lucas Moura
  • 33Davies

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