Crystal Palace supervisor Patrick Vieira says he’s ‘delighted’ for Jack Butland following the 1-1 draw with Brighton away from dwelling.
The Eagles ought to have gone behind within the tenth minute when Brighton’s Leandro Trossard went by means of on purpose. However 28-year-old Butland ran off his line to finish a high quality save.
Midfielder Will Hughes then gave away a slipshod penalty, which Pascal Gross stepped as much as take. Butland was as soon as once more the hero as he saved out the German participant.
Palace one way or the other made it to the interval with out going behind, though Brighton stayed on high within the second half. Poland worldwide Jakub Moder linked with a Gross cross however may solely discover the crossbar.
Loanee Conor Gallagher made it seven objectives for the marketing campaign when he put Palace forward within the 69th minute. He beat Robert Sanchez on the half volley after Jeffrey Schlupp did effectively to maintain the prospect alive.
However Palace couldn’t maintain on for the three factors as centre-back Joachim Andersen despatched a Neal Maupay cross into his personal internet with three minutes remaining.
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Vieira advised Sky Sports activities (through BBC Sport) after the match: “I believe you will need to analyse all the sport and a draw at half time was good for us. The second half was good. I’m pleased with the draw and the purpose we took again dwelling.
“Brighton had been actually dominant however they had been getting pissed off as a result of they couldn’t create many probabilities they usually took extra dangers as the sport went on. We had been affected person and we defended effectively and we’re going again with some extent.
“Butland was the person of the match. I’m delighted for him. He’s working onerous each single day, He wanted an opportunity and he was at his greatest at this time and that allowed us to go dwelling with the purpose.
“Gallagher has received that vitality and understands when to get within the field with that timing and he’ll proceed to maintain scoring objectives for us.”
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Palace transfer a ‘breath of contemporary air’ – Butland
Throughout a post-match interview with Sky Sports activities, Butland stated: “It’s apparent to see that they had the ball largely however to concede a scruffy personal purpose like that and defend brilliantly, it feels extra like a loss. However it’s a good level.
“They had been urgent and scored within the method they did, which was irritating.
“The previous couple of years have been tough for me and I haven’t performed as a lot as I would really like.
“I left Stoke and had been struggling confidence clever. Coming to Palace is a breath of contemporary air. The probabilities have been few and much between and to have an evening like that is rewarding and jogs my memory what I’m able to.
“There are nonetheless issues to work on nevertheless it has been a very long time, whenever you don’t play as usually as you want it’s more durable. This can be a reminder. I really feel like I’ve been prepared for this.”
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