The Statistics: Ings’ two goals help Southampton overcome Palace

Hosts Southampton claimed three points against visiting Crystal Palace on Tuesday in the Premier League. The game finished 1-3 (1-1).

The visitors Crystal Palace started the match at pace and took the lead straight away already from the kickoff. After only 2 minutes Christian Benteke scored a goal. The goal was his eighth on target in the league this season.

Southampton equalised to make it 1-1, as Danny Ings scored a goal, with an assist by Nathan Redmond, in the 19th minute.

Straight after the break, Che Adams scored and gave the team the lead. It was Adams’ eighth goal.

Danny Ings increased the lead in the 75th minute, with an assist by Che Adams. Ings then completed Southampton’s come back, what brought the final score to 3-1.

Southampton have 1 win, 1 draw and 3 losses with a 5–9 goal difference in the last 5 games, while Crystal Palace have 1 win and and 4 losses and a 5–11 goal difference.

With three games remaining, Southampton are in 14th place in the table and Crystal Palace are in 13th.

In the next round, Southampton take on Fulham at home at St Mary’s Stadium on Saturday. Palace play at home to Villa on Sunday.

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