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Palace 0-1 Spurs - match gallery

Posted on 18 August 2013  - 21:07

Match action as we opened our Premier League campaign with a 1-0 win at Crystal Palace on Sunday.

Lads celebrate Roberto Soldado's winnerGylfi with RobertoDebutant Nacer ChadliJermain Defoe in actionPaulinho tackles Owne GarvanRoberto Soldado and Mile JedinakMousa Dembele and Kagisho DikgacoiRoberto Soldado slides in for Aaron Lennon's cross in the first halfPaulinho chases Kagisho DikgacoiLads with Roberto Soldado after he slotted home from the spot

We started wth three debutants at Selhurst Park in Nacer Chadli, Paulinho and Roberto Soldado.

Roberto scored the winner from the penalty spot on 50 minutes after Dean Moxey handled Aaron Lennon's cross.

Etienne Capoue made it four debutants after joining the action off the bench in the second half.

Younes Kaboul also arrived late off the bench - his first Premier League action since opening day at Newcastle last season.

Crystal Palace (4-2-3-1): Speroni; Ward, Delaney, Gabbidon, Moxey; Dikgacoi, Jedinak; Wilbraham (Williams, 66), Garvan (Phillips, 66), Dobbie (Chamakh, 66); Gayle. Unused subs: Alexander, Campana, O'Keefe, Marange.

Spurs (4-3-3): Lloris; Walker, Dawson, Vertonghen, Rose (Kaboul, 86); Dembele (Capoue, 57), Paulinho, Sigurdsson; Lennon, Soldado (Defoe, 83), Chadli. Unused subs: Friedel, Naughton, Carroll, Townsend.

Goals: Spurs - Soldado (penalty, 50).

Yellow card: Palace - Jedinak.

Referee: Mr M Clattenburg.

Attendance: 23,285.