Tuesday, June 6, 2023

Southampton Come From Behind To Defeat Crystal Palace 2-1

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James Ward-Prowse and Adam Armstrong scored for Southampton as they beat Crystal Palace 2-1 in the FA Cup third-round match at Selhurst Park on Saturday.

Palace took the lead in 14 minutes when Odsonne Edouard scored but Ward-Prowse equalised for the visitors in 37 minutes.

Armstrong got the winner for Southampton in 68 minutes to bundle Patrick Viera’s men out of FA Cup.

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Manchester United and Tottenham have also qualified for the fourth round.

The Red Devils beat Everton 3-1 on Friday. Harry Kane’s lone goal for Spurs knocked out Portsmouth on Saturday.

Meanwhile Nigerian midfielder, Alex Iwobi suffered a horror injury in the showdown.

Iwobi was in Everton’s squad that took on Manchester United in their third-round FA Cup match at Old Trafford on Friday evening.

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The Nigerian international started the match and finished the first half unscathed. However, six minutes into the second half, Iwobi was taken off the pitch on a stretcher after damaging his ankle following a robust challenge from United’s left-back Tyrell Malacia.

The injury looked bad, as the Nigerian appeared to have twisted his ankle following Malacia’s tackle. Iwobi also appeared to know the extent of the damage after covering his eyes with his shirt as he was taken off the pitch.

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