Roy Hodgson was left to rue Arsenal’s second objective as Crystal Palace went down Three-2 at dwelling to the Gunners to stay only a level away from the relegation zone.
Andros Townsend’s strike 5 minutes into the second half cancelled out Shkodran Mustafi’s opener, however Alexis Sanchez’ quickfire double meant that James Tomkins’ late objective was nothing greater than a comfort for the Eagles.
Talking after the match, Hodgson instructed Sky Sports activities:
“To get to 1-1 after which go down 2-1 you knew it was going to be an uphill job, however I’ve to provide the gamers quite a lot of credit score as a result of we conceded a 3rd and lots of groups would have capitulated and we actually did not do this.”
Regardless of the top outcome, Hodgson was capable of take encouragement from his facet’s second half efficiency, claiming: