Crystal Palace 2-1 Wolves: Zaha stars for The Eagles as they ease past Wolves
Wolverhampton Wanderers on away loss to Palace at Selhurst Park on Tuesday. Palace were looking for a victory after a scoreless draw against Leicester City in their previous match. Wolves, meanwhile, had been hopeful of extending their winning run, after a 1-0 victory against Nottingham Forest. Palace are now in 10th place on the table and have 13 points while Wolves sit in 17th with 9 points after 12 matches.
Wolves started the first half well, when Adama Traore gave them the lead on the 31 minute mark. However, their lead was short-lived, as Eberechi Eze equalised for The Eagles just before half-time, finishing the first half 1-1.
Palace rallied after this and were rewarded, when Wilfried Zaha found the net in the 70th minute, seing the match finish 2-1.
Substitutions for Palace included Jordan Ayew, Jean-Philippe Mateta and Jairo Riedewald for Michael Olise, Odsonne Edouard and Eberechi Eze, respectively. Wolves brought on Goncalo Guedes, Joao Moutinho, Joe Hodge and Hee-chan Hwang, to replace Adama Traore, Matheus Nunes, Boubacar Traore and Diego Costa.
There were bookings for Joel Ward, Cheick Oumar Doucoure and Marc Guehi from Palace. For Wolves, Boubacar Traore saw yellow.
Palace will play their next fixture away against Everton, while Wolves will face Leicester City at home.
|Crystal Palace:||Vicente Guaita, Joel Ward, Marc Guehi, Joachim Andersen, Tyrick Mitchell, Jeffrey Schlupp, Eberechi Eze (Jairo Riedewald, min.90), Cheick Oumar Doucoure, Odsonne Edouard (Jean-Philippe Mateta, min.81), Michael Olise (Jordan Ayew, min.80) and Wilfried Zaha|
|Wolverhampton Wanderers:||Jose Sa, Nelson Semedo, Max Kilman, Nathan Collins, Hugo Bueno, Boubacar Traore (Joe Hodge, min.58), Ruben Neves, Matheus Nunes (Joao Moutinho, min.58), Adama Traore (Goncalo Guedes, min.58), Daniel Podence and Diego Costa (Hee-chan Hwang, min.75)|
|Goals:||Adama Traore (0-1, min. 31), Eberechi Eze (1-1, min. 47) and Wilfried Zaha (2-1, min. 70)|