Crystal Palace vs Arsenal Ends in 2-2 Draw
Crystal Palace versus Arsenal game on Sunday, October 28th, ended in a draw with a 2-2 score and Crystal Palace climbing to the 14th position in the Premier League tables. The Gunners remain on the 4th position with 22 points, but the draw in this game ended their consecutive streak of 11 victories. We also witnessed Arsenal’s first goal at home this season in this game, that being Xhaka’s curler in the 51st minute.
The score opened with Milivojevic’s penalty shot hitting the net right before half-time, after Shkodran Mustafi brought down Cheikhou Kouyate. This was closely followed by Xhaka’s brilliantly executed free-kick in the 51st minute, that became Arsenal’s first home goal this season. This left the score at 1-1 for a while, until Aubameyang scored another one for Arsenal in the 56th minute, leaving Palace at a disadvantage for a while. However, Milivojevic equalized the score with yet another penalty shot in the 83th minute.
Crystal Palace midfielder Milivojevic has both and scored penalties in the Premier League since the start of 2017-18. After the game, Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson commented that ‘It t was a very deserved equaliser. I’m very happy with the performance; I’m just a bit sad it didn’t give us the three points.’
Palace will meet Chelsea home on Sunday, and Arsenal will face current league leaders Liverpool at home on the same day. Already know who will win these games? Why not place a bet with William Hill and test your luck?