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Benteke and Depoitre heave a sigh of relief and sneak out degradatiezone

The 34th match day of the Premier League was a relief for two teams with degradatiezorgen: Crystal Palace, with Christian Benteke as a substitute, earned a narrow 3-2 victory against phd student, Brighton & Hove Albion and substitute Laurent Depoitre saw his Huddersfield in extremis win against Watford, where Christian Kabasele not came from the bank.

Crystal Palace

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3 – 2

Brighton & Hove Albion

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The 34th match day yielded spectacle at Selhurst Park, the arena of Crystal Palace. The striker, with Christian Benteke on the bench, began as a whirlwind and was, after less than a quarter of an hour already 2-0 thanks to a Wilfried Zaha and James Tomkins. Twenty minutes after his first, scored Zaha his second of the evening, as could Brighton & Hove Albion the aansluitingstreffer over the head of Glenn Murray on a corner. Ten minutes before the break scored José Izquierdo, ex-Club Brugge, 3-2 after a great infiltration in the sixteen. In the 71st minute, if Benteke raids for his team in the second half of the ball to Brighton had to let go and not to doelkansen came. Crystal Palace are doing a good thing in the degradatiestrijd and rises to a provisional 16th place in the standings, six points clear of the dreaded 18th spot.

Huddersfield Town

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1 – 0

Watford

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In Huddersfield – Watford started both Belgians on the bench. In the first half were the most visitors in search of the openingsdoelpunt, Huddersfield was once tegenprikken, but the goal from Collin Quaner was the meantime, for offside. In the 71st minute was Depoitre the field sent for to go in search of the opening goal for the home side, which until then still no single shot between posts could be noted. That remained so until, in the 92nd minute, substitute Tom Ince in the ball from close against the nets for him, and to matchwinnaar crowned. By the victory in extremis climbs Huddersfield to a provisional 14th place in the standings.

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