Play neatly, calmly, and disciplined. That’s how Patrick Vieira brought Crystal Palace to beat Liverpool 1-1 in the Premier League.
Crystal Palace visit Liverpool’s cage on Tuesday (16/8) early morning WIB in the second week of the Premier League. Final score 1-1.
Palace took the lead via Wilfired Zaha in the 32nd minute. Luis Diaz could only equalize in the 61st minute. Each team takes home one point.
Wilfried Zaha’s goal against Liverpool (Photo: Getty Images/Clive Brunskill)
Reported from BBCLiverpool actually dominated the match. The Reds recorded 24 shots on goal but only four were on target.
Crystal Palace had just seven shots with three on target. Palace also lost heavily in possession, 27 per cent to 73 per cent.
Crystal Palace manager Patrick Vieira reveals three secrets his team can beat Liverpool. Palace played neatly, calmly and disciplined!
“Anfield is not an easy place to come. We played well by defending well, prepared to suffer and did it,” he explained.
“Look at us playing calmly and with discipline. The first 20-30 minutes were tough, but after that we were able to play our game,” he added.
Patrick Vieira knows, Liverpool is a team that is good at dominating opponents. So it seems, one point that Crystal Palace brought home was so valuable.
“When we win the ball, that’s where Zaha will run. He could have scored more than one goal tonight,” concluded the former Arsenal player.