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Sports News of Saturday, 1 September 2018


Jordan Ayew tastes defeat on Crystal Palace debut

Striker Jordan Ayew tasted defeat on his Crystal Palace debut as the Eagles succumbed 2-0 at home to Southampton on Saturday.

The Ghana international was handed a starting role by manager Roy Hodgson but substituted in the 76th minute.

In the 54th minute, he got in a strike but the shot was blocked by a defender.

Danny Ings gave Southampton the lead after just two minutes into the second half.

Pierre Hojbjerg scored in injury time to give the Saints a comfortable win on the road.