Crystal Palace got back to winning ways in the Premier League after beating Burnley 2-0 at Turd Moor on Saturday.
The Eagles offered minimum attacking threat, but goals from Jeffrey Schlupp and Tyrick Mitchell saw the South Londoners claim all three points.
Here are Edmund Brack’s player ratings from the match:
SAM JOHNSTONE – 8
Excellent pass to find Tyrick Mitchell in the 73rd minute when under pressure.
Great save to deny Josh Brownhill in the 79th minute, tipping over an effort from outside the box.
Another great save is the following passage of play to deny Jay Rodriguez from a corner.
JOEL WARD – 4
Was up against Luca Koleosho, who tried to use his pace to give the experienced defender a tough first half.
Ward lost track of the ball and Koleosho, which allowed the winger a chance before half-time, but Andersen pulled off a sensational tackle to stop a shot at goal.
Had an uncomfortable start to the second half with Koleosho and Amdouni attacking his side of the pitch.
Was replaced by Nathaniel Clyne in the 70th minute.
JOACHIM ANDERSEN – 7
Had Palace’s first effort on target after he met Will Hughes’ free-kick in the 15th minute. However, it was a comfortable stop for England youth stopper James Trafford.
Pulled off a great challenge to stop Koleosho from scoring just before half-time.
Another great recovery challenge late on to deny Nathan Redmond in added time.
MARC GUEHI – 6
Was booked after half-time for protesting.
Completed seven clearances and won three aerial battles.
TYRICK MITCHELL – 8
Met Eze’s pass on the edge of the box and finished well beyond Trafford.
Made four blocks and completed five clearances.
CHEICK DOUCOURE – 6
Reckless challenge in the 41st minute to Burnley a chance to score from a free-kick.
Replaced in the 57th minute by Eberechi Eze.
JEFFERSON LERMA – 6
Completed four tackles and saw out the game alongside Will Hughes.
WILL HUGHES – 5
Lost possession three times but completed 88 per cent of his passes.
JORDAN AYEW – 7
Outstanding work for the first goal. Robbed Jordan Beyer of the ball and delivered a great cross along the face of goal for Schlupp to score.
Good defensive recovery to stop Burnley from getting a cross in when they were on the attack in the 56th minute.
JEFFREY SCHLUPP – 6
His first goal of the season in the 22nd minute, arriving at the back post to steer Ayew’s cross past Trafford.
ODSONNE EDOUARD – 5
Was issued with a yellow card in the 16th minute for a late challenge on James Trafford after trying to close down the ball.
Came off after pulling up in the 85th minute.
EBERECHI EZE – 6
Looked like a player just returning from injury, until he received the ball from Naouriou Ahamada – paused to assess the situation around him – and played through Mitchell to score.
NATHANIEL CLYNE – 6
Closed down Koleosho as he looked to get a shot off after replacing Ward.
NAOURIOU AHAMADA – 6
Headed the ball to Eze to set up the chance for Mitchell’s goal and made driving runs forward.
CHRIS RICHARDS – NA
Saw out the game for the final 10 minutes.
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