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J. Ward
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Penalty Goal
1 - 2
C. Kouyaté
A. Townsend
1 - 1
D. Calvert-Lewin
S. Coleman
0 - 1

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Shots On Target 1 5
Total Passes 370 524
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Ancelotti's side are back in action on Wednesday with a home match against West Ham in the last 16 of the EFL Cup. They then host Brighton and Hove Albion in their next league match a week from now, the same day that Palace travel to London rivals Chelsea.
Everton beat Palace 2-1 at Selhurst Park to make it three wins from three as they top the Premier League table. All three goals arrived in the first half, with Richarlison converting a VAR-assisted penalty just before half-time after Kouyate had cancelled out Calvert-Lewin's opener. Calvert-Lewin wasted the only serious opportunity of a quieter second period.
90' + 3' Calvert-Lewin takes a couple of hits to break up play. Everton have a free-kick high up the pitch on the left with a minute of added time to play.
90' + 2' The hosts are finally starting to get on the ball in the final third but they are not creating anything nor getting away any shots. It looks as though their winning start to the season is about to end.
T. Davies
90' Ancelotti turns to Davies to shore up his midfield as we enter four minutes of added time. Richarlison is the player to make way.
89' Pickford lets an overhit pass trickle out of play for a goal-kick. Palace have offered very little over the last 20 minutes or so.
J. Riedewald
J. McArthur
88' Hodgson makes his final change of the game, with Riedewald on for McArthur.
A. Iwobi
J. Rodríguez
86' James has had another good game today. He makes way for Iwobi late on.
85' Everton are proving here that the best form of defending is to attack. Palace are simply unable to get on the ball in the opposition half and time is fast running out.
84' Coleman's cross is cut out by Mitchell for a corner. Everton are not exactly looking to run the clock down - they are instead seeking a third goal to kill off the game for good.
C. Benteke
J. Ayew
82' Palace now have two out-and-out strikers up top, with Benteke being brought on for Ayew.
81' A cross into the Everton box is headed clear. Richarlison knocks the ball past Townsend and is dragged down by his opponent, eating up some more valuable seconds.
80' Palace have not really managed to get a hold of the ball since bringing on Batshuayi. The home side have just 10 minutes to find an equaliser.
78' SHOT! Everton are enjoying a spell in possession. Sigurdsson's pass deflects through to Calvert-Lewin and his weak shot is gathered by Guaita.
G. Sigurðsson
André Gomes
76' Sigurdsson is on and Gomes off in Everton's first substitution.
M. Batshuayi
E. Eze
75' Full debutant Eze is replaced by Batshuayi in the first change of the match.
74' Palace are finally ready to make the first change of the game, with Batshuayi about to enter the fray.
73' Allan gets his head to the Palace free-kick and Townsend's subsequent corner is cleared by the first man.
72' PENALTY APPEAL! Zaha's curler towards the bottom-right corner hits the arm of Calvert-Lewin. The Palace players appeal for a penalty but the referee lets play continue. Replays show Calvert-Lewin's arm was pretty much right next to his chest - good call from the officials.
70' Palace are definitely starting to build some momentum as we enter the final 20 minutes. The first change of the contest surely cannot be too far off.
68' Digne's cross is met by James on the volley. Sakho gets between the ball and the goal to make a vital block.
67' That chance for Kouyate has to be considered a warning for Everton. Ancelotti is holding off from making his first substitution but that may soon be about to change.
65' NEARLY AN EQUALISER! Ayew wins a free-kick out on the right and Townsend delivers a good cross to the back post. Kouyate heads it downwards and Pickford, who gets nowhere near the ball, is glad to see it end in the side-netting.
63' Ayew is slipped in down the left. His cross is not dealt with by Keane in the six-yard box but Digne clears the danger behind him.
62' Palace are not really putting their opponents under a great deal of pressure at the moment. Hodgson must surely be tempted to turn to one of his two strikers on the bench.
Yellow Card
60' The challenges are flying in now. Richarlison hacks down Townsend and is shown a yellow card by referee Kevin Friend.
J. Ward
Yellow Card
58' Ward slides in on Richarlison and becomes the third Palace player to be booked today.
57' Eze sends a pass straight out of play, giving Everton a chance to take some more sting out of the game. The heavens have opened above Selhurst Park - it is tipping it down!
56' Palace are not dealing with James' set-piece deliveries at all. Calvert-Lewin nods the ball goalwards but Ayew is well positioned to clear.
55' Ward does well to stick with Richarlison down the Everton left. The Brazilian pokes the ball down the line for Digne and he wins a corner for his side.
54' Following their 1-0 win at Tottenham on the opening weekend, Everton are looking to win back-to-back Premier League games in London for the first time since May 2015. Including the win against Spurs, they have won just three of their last 27 league games in the capital (D11 L13).
52' HUGE CHANCE! Calvert-Lewin really should be making it 3-1 to Everton. He sticks out a leg to meet James' outswinging corner five yards from goal but cannot divert the ball on target. His reaction says it all!
50' Pickford slaps Townsend's free-kick as far as Eze and the wideman's shot into a sea of bodies is blocked.
48' Palace have a little more urgency to their play at the start of the second half. Eze knocks the ball to Zaha but the Ivory Coast international passes it straight to an Everton player on the edge of the opposition box.
46' RESTART! Palace get us back up and running at Selhurst Park. The sides remain unchanged from the end of the first half.
Ancelotti's charges have been the better side overall but still have plenty of work to do if they are to make it three wins from three. The visitors have plenty of options on the bench should they wish to change things slightly, while Palace - who had just one shot on target in the first half - could turn to Batshuayi or Benteke in the second period.
Everton take a 2-1 lead into the interval at the end of a lively opening 45 minutes. Calvert-Lewin converted Coleman's cutback to put the visitors ahead, but Kouyate powered in a header from a corner to level things up. However, the referee awarded a penalty for Ward's handball and Richarlison buried it in the top-left corner to restore his side's advantage.
45' + 4' SAVE! James takes on the free-kick from 25 yards. He beats the wall but Guaita gets across to not only keep it out but also get two hands to the ball.
J. McArthur
Yellow Card
45' + 3' Sakho gifts the ball to James. The Everton attacker readies himself to shoot from just outside the box but has his heels clipped by McArthur, who enters the referee's book.
45' + 2' Eze bursts through the middle and has options either side, as well as the choice to go it alone and shoot. In the end he goes to his right but the weak pass is cut out.
45' Four minutes have been added on at the end of the first half at Selhurst Park.
44' A promising attack from Palace down their right ends with Townsend conceding a free-kick for a foul on Richarlison. Ancelotti will not be a happy man if Everton concede for a second time before half-time.
42' Palace's players continue to question Kevin Friend's decision to award the penalty - that will likely be the big talking point after the game. Everton will now be looking to keep hold of their lead, having already been pegged back once by their opponents.
Penalty Goal
40' GOOOOAAAALLL!!! PALACE 1-2 EVERTON!! Richarlison stutters his run-up and makes no mistake from 12 yards, burying the ball towards the top-left corner. Guaita guesses the right way but cannot get a touch to it.
38' PENALTY TO EVERTON! Kevin Friend has a long look at the pitchside monitor and decides to overturn his initial decision - it is a penalty for Everton. Ward can perhaps consider himself unfortunate, but that is the second time he has left his arm sticking out.
36' ANOTHER PENALTY SHOUT! Digne heads the ball downwards and it hits Ward on the arm. Play resumes for a minute or so but this will now go to VAR for a check.
35' Zaha tries to get between Allan and Keane but they halt his run between them. This has been an entertaining first half in south London.
32' Everton have been the better side overall but it is 1-1 with a little over a third of the game played. The visitors have had 68 per cent of the ball so far and have managed four attempts, two of those on target.
30' NO PENALTY! After a VAR check, it is decided that Ward could do little to move his arm out of the way of Richarlison's cross. Everton's players are not pleased but that appears to be the correct call.
28' PENALTY APPEAL! Everton deal with this latest Palace corner and break forward quickly. Richarlison sends three players flying when dummying his first shot and his cross then strikes Ward on the arm. The Brazilian is adamant this should be a penalty...
C. Kouyaté
26' GOOOOAAAAALLL!!! PALACE 1-1 EVERTON!! A towering header from Kouyate drags Palace back on level terms! The centre-back gets between Richarlison and Digne to head home Townsend's right-sided corner, giving Pickford little chance between the sticks.
A. Townsend
26' Townsend's cross was sent into the perfect zone to be attacked and Kouyate did exactly that, powering in the header to make it 1-1 at Selhurst Park.
25' Everton are getting in behind Palace far too easily. A long ball over the top is chased down by Digne and his cross is headed away.
W. Zaha
Yellow Card
22' Zaha kicks out at Mina and is shown a yellow card by the referee Kevin Friend.
22' James is looking incredibly sharp, as has been the case in each of Everton's games so far. He brings the ball inside and looks for a quick give-and-go, but the return pass back to him is cut out on the edge of the area.
21' Coleman bursts past Mitchell down the right but the Palace full-back recovers to make a vital tackle. The pace of the match is pretty relentless at the moment - it will surely slow down a bit as the minutes tick down.
19' This is far better from Palace. McArthur works the ball forward and Zaha's snapshot is blocked in front of goal, with Eze perhaps better placed to take it on alongside him.
17' The hosts win a corner which is too deep for Ayew to keep in play at full stretch.
16' Palace are struggling to cope with Everton's impressive passing early on. The home side could do with a spell of possession to settle themselves down a little.
15' Richarlison plays in Digne on the overlap down the left. The full-back's cut back is intercepted by a Palace player in the middle of the penalty area.
13' That really was a well-worked goal from Everton to open the scoring. Palace have not really offered a great deal in response so far, but there is still a long way to go at Selhurst Park.
12' Calvert-Lewin first player to score in each of Everton’s first three league games in a single campaign since Steven Naismith in 2014-15.
S. Coleman
10' Coleman took a couple of touches to set himself and picked out Calvert-Lewin just outside the six-yard box. The goal was very much created by James, though, thanks to his awareness to slide in Coleman.
D. Calvert-Lewin
10' GOOOOOAAAALLL!!! PALACE 0-1 EVERTON!! James plays a delightful reverse pass in behind for Coleman and the right-back pulls the ball back for Calvert-Lewin to convert from eight yards. Palace keeper Guaita perhaps could have done more to keep it out having got a touch to the ball.
9' CHANCE! Keane chips a delightful pass out to James, who sends it into the middle with a first-time cross. Doucoure's awkward first touch actually sets himself for the shot, but the effort is a fairly simple one for Guaita to deal with.
7' A low cross from the right is looped into the air by Zaha at the near post. Pickford routinely plucks the ball out of the air.
6' Everton have not really managed to get their foot on the ball so far. This has been a positive start from the home side, who have Eze in their starting line-up today for the first time since he joined.
4' The Palace corner comes to little as Sakho is adjudged to have fouled Mina when attacking the ball.
3' Palace turn over possession high up the pitch. Zaha does well to get between a couple of Everton defenders, but the most the hosts get from a promising situation is a corner.
1' KICK-OFF! Everton get us up and running! These two sides both perfect records in the Premier League this term, but something has to give today.
The two sets of players are making their way onto the field at Selhurst Park and kick-off is now just moments away. This fixture will be played behind closed doors, as will every other Premier League game for the foreseeable future.
Crystal Palace are winless in each of their last 11 Premier League games against Everton since a 3-2 win at Goodison Park in September 2014, failing to score in six of those games. Each of the last three encounters at Selhurst Park have finished level, including back-to-back goalless draws most recently.
Everton have gone with an unchanged starting XI from last weekend's win over West Brom. Calvert-Lewin scored a hat-trick in that one and leads the line once again here, with James and Richarlison providing support from the wide positions. The only change in the matchday squad is Lossl coming in for Joao Virginia as back-up goalkeeper.
Roy Hodgson has made one change to Palace's starting line-up from their victory at Old Trafford last weekend, with Eze coming in for his full Premier League debut in place of the injured Jeffrey Schlupp. Riedewald and Benteke are back in the matchday squad for the hosts after a spell on the sidelines, while loan signing Batshuayi is also among the subs.
Subs: Moise Kean, Tom Davies, Jonjoe Kenny, Gylfi Sigurdsson, Alex Iwobi, Bernard, Jonas Lossl.
EVERTON XI (4-3-3): Jordan Pickford; Seamus Coleman (c), Yerry Mina, Michael Keane, Lucas Digne; Abdoulaye Doucoure, Allan, Andre Gomes; James Rodriguez, Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Richarlison.
Subs: Michy Batshuayi, Martin Kelly, Luka Milivojevic, Christian Benteke, Jairo Riedewald, Wayne Hennessey, Max Meyer.
CRYSTAL PALACE XI (4-4-2): Vicente Guaita; Joel Ward, Cheikhou Kouyate, Mamadou Sakho, Tyrick Mitchell; Andros Townsend, James McCarthy, James McArthur, Eberechi Eze; Jordan Ayew, Wilfried Zaha (c).
Everton have also made a perfect start to the Premier League season thanks to a 1-0 win at Tottenham and a 5-2 victory over West Brom. Carlo Ancelotti's men have also progressed into the last 16 of the EFL Cup, where West Ham await next week, so it is fair to say the mood is positive heading into this match.
Palace have won their first two league games, following up a 1-0 victory over Southampton on the opening day with a 3-1 triumph at Manchester United last weekend. It is the first time they have kicked off a top-flight campaign with back-to-back wins, although they did lose to Bournemouth on penalties in the EFL Cup in between.
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