Posted: 18:29 GMT, Dec. November 2020 | Updated: 21:03 GMT, Jan. November 2020

Crystal Palace host Newcastle in the Premier League on Friday night after both teams suffered defeats in their last game

Roy Hodgson hosts are in midfield fighting for persistence after beating an impressive Leeds 4-1 win followed by a 1-0 loss to fighters Burnley They are on the attack without key man Wilfried Zaha

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Steve Bruce is also without attacker Allan Saint-Maximin, but could overtake his opponents in the table with a win at Selhurst Park

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It was an even game where the odds were high for both sides but you have to feel like Newcastle had the better odds and striker Joelinton missed some big chances while Eberechi Eze and Jeffrey Schlupp Karl Darlow on have tested other end

HUGE OPPORTUNITY FOR NEWCASTLE! Palace’s sloppy game feeds Joelinton in the penalty area, but he can’t shoot past the goalkeeper.This is the Brazilian’s fifth shot of the half

Jamaal Lewis has a try from a distance when he cuts his right foot, but Guiata is able to claim the ball

Good game by Crystal Palace, which extends the Newcastle defense from left to right and swings a cross in the direction of Jordan Ayew The later arriving Jeffrey Schlupp clings to the ball, but the guests clear. Still very evenly than us enter the last minutes of the first period

CHANCE FOR PALACE! Jeffrey Schlupp works his way into the penalty area and shoots a ball into the goal, but Darlow is back to save again

CHANCE FOR PALACE! Eberechi Eze shoots lightning on goal and Karl Darlow has to stretch to keep it out Best moment of the game from the hosts so far

Joelinton tests Guiata for the first time tonight as he twists and turns on the edge of the box, making room to shoot on goal

Newcastle almost find their way back after a brilliant pass from Jonjo Shelvey The guests cross is cleared and Palace wins possession

Callum Wilson soon finds his way behind the defense and tries to direct the ball at Joelinton, but the pass is too far ahead of the Brazilian

The hosts enjoy their first stint of meaningful possession but cannot find a way through the Newcastle backline Jordan Ayew Fouls then Federico Fernandez and Newcastle clear their lines

Joelinton now has his own chance after winning the ball in midfield but his left foot flies way over the bar from distance It was a good start at Newcastle to sit on the forefoot more than some would have expected

The first chance of the game is Newcastle when Joelinton almost finds Callum Wilson as they stand behind the Newcastle defense well defended by Gary Cahill

A win for Crystal Palace could see them jump to sixth place in the Premier League, while Newcastle would overtake today’s opponents with a win of their own

The home team has projected images reminiscent of football legend Diego Maradona, who passed away on Wednesday at the age of 60

With Palace to do with the loss of Zaha, Newcastle will also have to do without Allan Saint-Maximin, the French winger is injured and Steve Bruce’s side need to find some creativity elsewhere in their attack

The Ivorian has scored five goals and two assists so far this season and, according to this season, has been at the heart of everything good about the Eagles

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