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Crystal Palace 0-0 Liverpool - Match report, player ratings, fan reaction and more


Match report

A hard-fought 90 minutes at Selhurst Park on Saturday evening ultimately culminated in Liverpool dropping yet more important points, owing to a goalless stalemate with Crystal Palace.

Jurgen Klopp’s troops, of course, made the trip to south London in desperate search of a bounce-back result.

This comes after all associated with the Reds were reminded of their side’s woes once more in midweek, en route to a Champions League drubbing at the hands of Real Madrid.

Another largely underwhelming showing, however,

Mohamed Salah came closest for the evening’s visitors, rattling the crossbar courtesy of a fine effort early in the 2nd-half.

Palace, though, too had their chances, with Jean-Philippe Mateta having himself seen a close-range effort strike the frame of the goal:

In the end, however, the one required moment of quality was simply not forthcoming on the part of either side.

In turn, the spoils were shared at Selhurst Park, leaving Liverpool six points adrift of the top-four pace.

Player ratings

Crystal Palace

Vicente Guaita - 6

Nathaniel Clyne - 6

Joachim Andersen - 6.5

Marc Guehi - 7.5

Tyrick Mitchell - 6

Cheick Doucoure - 6.5

Sambi Lokonga - 7

Michael Olise - 7.5

Jordan Ayew - 5.5

Jeffrey Schlupp - 5

Jean-Philippe Mateta - 5.5

Substitutes: Odsonne Edouard - 5.5, Eberechi Eze - 6

Liverpool

Alisson Becker - 6

Trent Alexander-Arnold - 5

Joel Matip - 5

Virgil van Dijk - 6

Andrew Robertson - 5.5

Naby Keita - 4

Jordan Henderson - 5

James Milner - 6

Mohamed Salah - 5.5

Cody Gakpo - 4.5

Diogo Jota - 5.5

Substitutes: Harvey Elliott - 5.5, Fabinho - 4.5, Roberto Firmino - 5, Stefan Bajcetic - N/A

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