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D. Calvert-Lewin
D. Gray
3 - 2
2 - 2
M. Keane
M. Holgate
1 - 2
J. Ayew
0 - 2
J. Mateta
E. Eze
0 - 1

Match Stats

43% 56%
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 6 5
Total Passes 347 467
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That's all for today, goodbye!
The pressure is now off Everton going into their final game of the season against Arsenal, as they now can't be caught by Leeds United or Burnley. As for Palace, they miss the chance to move into the top half. They stay in 13th ahead of their last game against Manchester United.
Everton secure Premier League safety after coming from behind to beat Crystal Palace 3-2. The visitors were 2-0 up at the break, with Mateta nodding in from close range before a string of defensive errors led to Ayew tapping in on the line. Richarlison also hit the bar from a free-kick. Everton were a different side after the break though. Keane pulled one back with a great strike before Richarlison equalised after Andersen's failed clearance. Calvert-Lewin then secured all three points with a diving header to turn in Gray's free-kick.
90' + 5' Calvert-Lewin takes it to the corner, but he can't keep it there for long as he has Guehi and Mitchell pressuring him. Palace break quickly on the counter, but Eze can't pick out Gallagher with his long ball.
90' + 3' Everton are dropping deep to close off the space ahead of Palace as Andersen goes long to Benteke. He gets the better of Coleman to nod it down but then slips before he can make anything of it.
J. Kenny
90' + 1' Richarlison has gone down and Lampard is taking no chances. He gingerly makes his way to the sidelines, with Kenny replacing him as Everton switch to a five at the back.
89' Again, Lampard is urging his players to calm down. As it stands, Everton will be staying in the Premier League, but they need to keep their concentration in the closing minutes to make sure it stays that way.
87' Some of the Everton fans rushed onto the pitch in celebration after Calvert-Lewin's goal, and it's taken a while for the stewards to get them back into the stands. None of the players for either side are happy with that reaction, and they're trying to help the process along.
D. Gray
85' It's a brilliant delivery by Gray, who whips it in front of the crowd at the near post to pick out Calvert-Lewin.
D. Calvert-Lewin
85' CALVERT-LEWIN SCORES! And Goodison Park erupts with noise! Zaha pulled back Coleman to give away a free-kick. It's a great delivery from Gray and it's missed by the Palace defenders at the near post. Calvert-Lewin throws himself forward and he thumps his header past Butland and in at the near post. 3-2 Everton!
84' Richarlison has reached 10+ goals in a Premier League season for the third time for Everton (also 2018-19 and 2019-20), only the second player to do so for the club after Romelu Lukaku (four times).
A. Doucouré
Yellow Card
82' Eze is away down the left and Doucoure has a couple of attempts at trying to tug him back. Eventually, he does, and the yellow card is shown.
C. Benteke
J. Mateta
81' Final roll of the dice for Palace now as they try to find a late winner. Mateta, who opened the scoring today, goes off for Benteke.
79' Still, Palace are keeping hold of the ball and patiently trying to work it out from the back. Everton are breaking up the flow of the game with a few niggling fouls at the moment though.
77' Palace are looking to restore their lead as Mateta drives forward down the right. His switch to Zaha is blocked by Coleman, but Eze picks up the loose ball. He does pick out Zaha, who sees his shot blocked before a belated offside flag goes up.
75' RICHARLISON EQUALISES! It looks like Coleman's initial cross is too deep, but Alli keeps it alive on the far side, chesting it down before having a shot. Andersen sticks out a leg to block it, giving it straight to Richarlison. He quickly sorts his feet out before firing his effort across goal and into the back of the net. 2-2!
C. Gallagher
J. Schlupp
74' Palace are making their second change now, and it's Schlupp that's taken off and replaced by Gallagher.
73' Everton are still keeping the pressure on Palace here as they search for an equaliser. Richarlison clips a cross in from the left this time, and although Calvert-Lewin leaps high, it skims over his head.
71' Gray's corner is just too high for Calvert-Lewin and Guehi heads it away behind him. He only gets it as far as Doucoure, who drills a low shot towards the near post, but Butland gets down to hold it.
W. Zaha
Yellow Card
69' Alli intercepted Eze's pass and Zaha chases back to try and make up for it. He clumsily clips the substitute's heels and is booked.
M. Keane
Yellow Card
67' Eze is always favourite to reach the ball first and Keane tries to pull out of the tackle, but he's already sliding in. He's late and has no complaints as the yellow card comes out.
66' It's switched out to Coleman, but he can't find space for a cross, so he plays it back to Iwobi. He curls an early cross into the box, but it's straight against the first man.
64' GOOD SAVE! It's better from Palace as Clyne picks out Eze through the middle. He touches it through to Mateta, who timed his run perfectly, and his first-time effort is parried by Pickford.
63' Richarlison curls a great cross into the far post and it looks like Calvert-Lewin is going to be left with a close-range tap in. Guehi recovers brilliantly though and scrambles back to stop it from reaching him.
D. Gray
A. Gordon
61' Everton are making another change here, as Gray comes on to replace Gordon.
59' Palace are scrambling back to their own box as Alli wins it back in midfield again. He threads it through to Gordon down the left and he whips an early ball into the middle, but Guehi is there to meet it.
L. Milivojević
W. Hughes
57' Palace are making their first change of the game in reply to that Everton goal. Hughes goes off, with Milivojevic on to replace him.
56' Lampard is just urging his side to calm down after the restart, but it's Palace that look more rattled. The hosts are pushing forward again, and win another free-kick when Schlupp knocks down Alli, but nothing comes of it.
M. Holgate
54' Holgate timed his run perfectly to stay onside and rose higher than Andersen to nod it down Keane.
M. Keane
54' KEANE PULLS ONE BACK! Mykolenko takes the free-kick from near the halfway line and Holgate is at the far post to nod it down for Keane. The Palace defenders are slow to close him down, so he has time to take a touch before firing a shot past Butland and into the far side of the net. 2-1!
53' Doucoure nicks it off Hughes and Everton flood forward into the box again. The Frenchman unselfishly tries to lay it off to his left, but it's behind everyone, and Clyne clears it on the far side.
52' This is the 75th time that Everton have trailed by 2+ goals at half-time of a Premier League game, while their record in this scenario currently stands at no wins, five draws and 69 losses.
50' Doucoure's loose pass gifts the ball back to Schlupp, who feeds it into Eze. He skips past Coleman's challenge to get into the box before going down under pressure from Keane, but he's told to get back to his feet by the referee.
48' Everton have started the second half on the front foot and are keeping Palace penned back inside their own box. Coleman fizzes a dangerous low cross in from the right, but it's behind Calvert-Lewin.
46' Everton get us back underway for the second half!
D. Alli
André Gomes
46' There's a change for Everton at the start of the second half. Gomes is taken off, with Alli coming on in his place.
As it stands, Everton won't be able to confirm their place in the Premier League next season without a big second half. Lampard's side have had a couple of bright moments, but he'll be expecting a big improvement, especially at the back. Palace have been good so far though, and they look like they have more goals in them.
Palace take a 2-0 lead over Everton into half-time. Richarlison had the best chance for the hosts at 0-0 when he struck the crossbar with a whipped free-kick from just outside the D. Five minutes later, Mateta nodded Palace ahead from a free-kick of their own. Ayew, who Everton thought should've been sent off after a heavy challenge on Gordon, then added the second. Everton's defensive mistakes cost them, with Ayew able to tap in from close range after a number of errors.
45' + 2' The space opens up for Mykolenko down the left and he curls an early cross into the middle for Doucoure. It bounces under his foot before Schlupp clears his lines. There are shouts for a handball from the hosts, but only a corner is given.
45' After taking a knock to the head, Mateta is down and receiving some treatment. He's quickly back to his feet though and he'll be able to carry on.
44' Iwobi picks Guehi's pocket on the edge of the box and switches it out to Mykolenko after playing a one-two with Doucoure. The defender curls a cross into the middle, but Richarlison guides his header wide.
42' Gomes breaks up another Palace attack from midfield and sets Everton off on the counter by switching it out to Gordon. The hosts have a lot of bodies forward, but the winger can't pick out any of them.
40' SAVE! Doucoure squares it across to Gomes, who is unmarked on the edge of the box. He slips just as he hits the shot though, and Butland gets down to make a comfortable save.
38' That second goal has quietened the home fans, whose nerves are starting to show. Palace are on the attack again, with Ayew pushing forward down the right, but he can't find a way past Holgate.
J. Ayew
36' AYEW SCORES! Coleman is caught on the ball by Mateta, and his cross causes Everton all sorts of problems and Pickford flaps it away unconvincingly. Zaha hits it on the half-volley on the edge of the box and Pickford does well to get a hand to it. He can only help it onto Ayew, who was behind him in the six-yard box, and he pokes it across the line. 2-0 Palace!
35' The Everton players are not happy with that challenge from Ayew, and they're surrounding the referee asking for a red card. He waves them all away, while Gordon receives treatment, but he'll be okay to carry on.
J. Ayew
Yellow Card
34' It's another poor tackle on Gordon, this time from Ayew, who went in heavily on the midfielder. He also goes into the book.
W. Hughes
Yellow Card
32' It's a poor challenge from Hughes, who slides in late on the back of Gordon. He's shown the first yellow card of the game.
31' Everton break quickly, with Mykolenko making a good run down the left. He has Gordon in support in the box, but his cross is too close to Butland, who gathers it.
29' The Everton defenders are asking for a flag against Schlupp that doesn't come and he touches it to Zaha, who whips a great cross into the near post. Mateta is running onto it, but Keane steps in ahead of him to head it out.
27' Mykolenko's cross is too high for everyone, but Iwobi recycles it on the far side. He touches it to Coleman, who curls a good cross into the far post. It's the Ukrainian that's waiting for it, but he gets it all wrong, drilling it wide.
25' Everton just can't keep up with the pace that Palace are setting at the moment, with the visitors working it upfield quickly. It's worked out to Ayew on the right, but he can only pick out Keane with his cross.
23' Palace are on the attack again as they look for a quick second goal. Schlupp sets Zaha away down the left, but he slips just as he was setting himself to put a cross in.
E. Eze
21' Eze whipped his delivery into the far post and picked out Mateta perfectly.
J. Mateta
21' MATETA SCORES! Palace win a free-kick down the left and it's a great delivery from Eze. Mateta's run from the edge of the box through the middle isn't picked up by any of the Everton players and he's able to nod it past Pickford from close range. 1-0 Palace!
20' There's a nervy moment at the back for Everton as Holgate hits his clearance straight against Schlupp's back. Zaha is hovering on the edge of the box, but the defender recovers quickly to hook it away on the second attempt.
18' Iwobi intercepts a loose crossfield pass from Hughes and drives forward on the counter. He touches it out to Gordon, who bursts past Mitchell on the right, but his whipped cross is cleared by Guehi.
16' OFF THE BAR! Andersen and Hughes have Richarlison sandwiched between them and give away a free-kick just outside the D, and the Brazilian steps up to take it himself. He whips his shot over the wall, and Butland is beaten, but it bounces off the top of the bar.
14' Everton have only lost one of their last 14 Premier League games against Palace (W6 D7), though it did come in the reverse fixture in December.
12' Palace's corner is cleared in the middle by Holgate, but he only gets it as far as Schlupp on the edge of the box. He's under pressure from Gomes, so has to take the shot early, and he slices his volley wide.
10' Zaha does well to hold off Coleman before touching it through to Schlupp down the left, and he has space to run into. He squares a low cross into the box, towards Mateta, but Gomes cuts it out just ahead of him.
8' CHANCE! Palace get upfield for the first time and Mitchell whips a good cross in from the left. Ayew gets ahead of Keane to flick a header on, but he sends it high and wide of the near post.
6' Everton make another good move down the right, with Iwobi looking to pick out Gordon this time. The ball goes out of play, with the Everton team and fans asking for a corner, but a goal-kick is given, much to their frustration.
4' Everton have made a bright start to the game and they're moving the ball upfield quickly. Richarlison makes a good run down the right, but his scooped cross is put out for a corner.
2' Gordon nicked the ball off Zaha and then got angry when he felt the forward tried to trip him. They squared up to each other as tempers boil over early, but the referee only pulls them aside for a word.
1' Eze gets the game underway for Palace!
The teams are out on the pitch now, with kick-off just moments away!
In what is the 22nd different league campaign in which they've met, Palace are looking to complete the double over Everton for the very first time.
Patrick Vieira makes three changes to his side after their draw with Aston Villa on Sunday, bringing in Schlupp, Hughes and Ayew. Gallagher, Kouyate and Milivojevic all drop to the bench.
Frank Lampard makes just one change from the loss to Brentford last time out, and it's an enforced one as Keane returns to replace the suspended Jarrad Branthwaite. Salomon Rondon is also out after being sent off in that game. They are boosted by the returns of Van de Beek and Godfrey, who are among the substitutes.
CRYSTAL PALACE SUBS: Vicente Guaita, Cheikhou Kouyate, Odsonne Edouard, Jesurun Rak-Sakyi, Luka Milivojevic, Martin Kelly, Christian Benteke, Conor Gallagher.
CRYSTAL PALACE STARTING XI (4-3-3): Jack Butland; Nathaniel Clyne, Joachim Andersen, Marc Guehi, Tyrick Mitchell; Jeffrey Schlupp, Will Hughes, Eberechi Eze; Jordan Ayew, Jean-Philippe Mateta, Wilfried Zaha.
EVERTON SUBS: Allan, Ben Godfrey, Donny van de Beek, Jonjoe Kenny, Asmir Begovic, Demarai Gray, Dele Alli, Tom Davies, Reece Welch.
EVERTON STARTING XI (3-4-2-1): Jordan Pickford; Seamus Coleman, Michael Keane, Mason Holgate; Alex Iwobi, Abdoulaye Doucoure, Andre Gomes, Vitalii Mykolenko; Anthony Gordon, Richarlison; Dominic Calvert-Lewin.
Everton missed the chance to secure their place in the Premier League next season when they lost 3-2 to Brentford last time out, finishing the game with nine men. A win here will keep them up with a game remaining though, as it would take them four points clear of Leeds United. Before that defeat on Sunday, they'd lost just one of their previous six (W3 D2). Palace could still finish in the top half of the table, and they could move up to ninth if other results today go in their favour. They've already beaten the Toffees twice this season, in the league and the FA Cup, and they're unbeaten in their last four outings (W2 D2).
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