Jeffrey Schlupp gives his verdict on Crystal Palace’s victory over Sheffield United

Jeffrey Schlupp was pleased with Crystal Palace’s fast start in their 2-0 win away at Sheffield United.

The Eagles have mathematically secured another season in the Premier League.

Speaking to Palace TV, Schlupp said: “First of all it was a good performance. We wanted to come here on the front foot, press high up the pitch and we did that well.

“We created a lot of chances and managed to score two goals as well. We want to finish the season off well.

“The last couple of results haven’t gone our way, we didn’t have much of the ball playing against top sides but we came here and we wanted to dominate the play. We wanted to be aggressive and we did that.

“We wanted to force them into mistakes high up the pitch and we did that well. [The early goal] was exactly what we came here to do, we wanted to start fast and we scored after a minute so we wanted to keep that going.

“We knew that it was going to be tough to do that all game and we had to pick our moments but we did that really well, we created a lot of chances.

“[Asked if Crystal Palace should’ve scored a couple more goals] Yes definitely. it was 1-0 for a lot of the game and we had some great chances. Their keeper pulled off a couple of worldies. But we stuck at it and we carried on creating them chances and Eberechi [Eze] has managed to score a special goal at the end, which made us much more relaxed, which we deserved.

“[On his ambitions for the rest of the season] I’ve had a bit of a stop start season and I’ve wanted to keep fit. I’ve had to be patient after coming back from injury, get my fitness up and I’m happy I got through 70 minutes today. Hopefully I can get through some more minutes and some more starts under my belt and finish the season off strong.”

 


 

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