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Crystal Palace’s unwanted record & more stats revealed after Bournemouth defeat


Crystal Palace travelled to Bournemouth on Tuesday evening, looking to put an end to a poor run of form that had seen them win just one in seven before this week.

However, despite Bournemouth’s questionable home form this term, the Cherries were able to beat Palace 1-0 thanks to a 79th-minute effort from Justin Kluivert. Crystal Palace now host Manchester City in Saturday’s early kick-off and are 9/4 to beat or draw with the Sky Blues at bet365.

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Bournemouth vs Crystal Palace key stats

Following the game, a number of stats, including an unwanted record for Crystal Palace, have been revealed:

  • Since returning to the Premier League in 2013/14, Crystal Palace have failed to score in 146 games in the competition, 27 more than any other side.
  • Bournemouth are now unbeaten in five Premier League games (W4 D1), picking up 13 points in those games, one more than they accrued in the 10 before that (W3 D3 L4).
  • Bournemouth have registered consecutive Premier League victories against Crystal Palace for the first time ever, after winning just two of the 12 meetings before that (D4 L6).
  • Oliver Glasner has made just three changes to his starting line-ups in his five Premier League games so far with Crystal Palace, compared to 11 made in the five Eagles games before that (eight in four by Roy Hodgson and three in one by Paddy McCarthy).
Josh Barker

Josh Barker

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