Crystal Palace face Newcastle at Selhurst Park on Saturday, Sept. 22. Here’s all the info you need to watch.
Crystal Palace have gotten off to a lackluster start in the Premier League, only winning two of their first five matches. Their six total points indicate that they have yet to earn a draw, and as a result, find themselves in 12th place in the table. Star winger Wilfried Zaha has been the only player to truly inject any energy into the club. Manager Roy Hodgson needs to find a way to get some of his other players more involved. Look for Christian Benteke and Max Meyer to be heavily involved moving forward.
Newcastle have been horrible so far in their 2018 campaign, only obtaining one measly point after five matches. To be fair, they have endured a stretch that included Chelsea, Manchester City and Arsenal. Manager Rafael Benitez needs to change something and figure out what is wrong with his side, and soon. The American right-back DeAndre Yedlin has played well in defense, but the team’s bigger issues are up front. They have struggled to score consistently, and a lot of that burden falls on Joselu who has been playing atop their 4-4-1-1 formation. Benitez is a quality manager and will right the ship, it is simply a matter of time.
The Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Newcastle will be broadcast live on NBC Sports. Live streaming is available on NBC Sports, which you can access with your cable or satellite subscriptions, either online or through the NBC Sports app.
Will Crystal Palace improve their middling table standing? Or can Newcastle get their first win of the season?