Everton secured a hard-fought 3-2 victory over Crystal Palace in a thrilling Premier League match at Selhurst Park on Saturday, November 12, 2023. The Toffees came from behind twice to win the game and extended their unbeaten run to four matches.

Crystal Palace Take Early Lead

Crystal Palace took the lead in the 2nd minute through Eberechi Eze. The Nigerian midfielder scored from a penalty after a foul by Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford on Odsonne Edouard.

Everton Equalize

Everton equalized in the 5th minute through Vitaliy Mykolenko. The Ukrainian defender scored from a header after a cross from Demarai Gray.

Crystal Palace Regain Lead

Crystal Palace regained the lead in the 67th minute through Jordan Ayew. The Ghanaian forward scored from close range after a cross from Wilfried Zaha.

Everton Come Back to Win

Everton came back to win the game with two goals in the final 10 minutes.

The first goal came in the 80th minute through Dwight McNeil. The English winger scored from a low shot from outside the box after a pass from Alex Iwobi.

The second goal came in the 86th minute through Idrissa Gueye. The Senegalese midfielder scored from a header after a cross from James Garner.

Key Plays

2nd minute: Eberechi Eze scores from a penalty to put Crystal Palace ahead.
5th minute: Vitaliy Mykolenko equalizes for Everton with a header.
67th minute: Jordan Ayew restores Crystal Palace's lead with a close-range finish.
80th minute: Dwight McNeil scores from outside the box to level the score for Everton.
86th minute: Idrissa Gueye scores the winning goal for Everton with a header.

Game Analysis

Everton were the better team overall, but they were made to work for the win. Crystal Palace defended well and created numerous chances of their own.

Everton were clinical in attack and took their chances when they came. They were also resilient in defense and were able to withstand Crystal Palace's late pressure.

Overall, it was a thrilling victory for Everton. They extended their unbeaten run to four matches and moved up to eighth in the table.

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