• 2nd Half
  • Manchester United
  • Crystal Palace
  • McCarthyMilivojevic
    88'
  • Zaha
    85'
  • Fosu-MensahIghalo
    82'
  • AyewBatshuayi
    81'
  • van de Beek
    80'
  • SchluppEze
    75'
  • Zaha (P)
    74'
  • Pogbavan de Beek
    67'
  • Maguire
    64'
  • Fosu-Mensah
    58'
  • Ward
    55'
  • 1/2 Time
  • Manchester United
  • Crystal Palace
  • JamesGreenwood
    45'
  • 1st Half
  • Manchester United
  • Crystal Palace
  • Townsend
    7'
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  • End of 2nd Half
90+6' 

FT: Man Utd 1-3 Palace. What a dreadful start for the Red Devils. Zaha nets a double to add to Townsend's opener. Van De Beek came off then bench to net on his debut, and although there was VAR controversy over the penalty for Palace's second goal, Hodgson's men were well worth their win.

Zaha (Crystal Palace), bourreau de Manchester United
90+2' 

Six minutes have been added.

90' 

It's going to be an uncomfortable media conference for OGS.

  • Luka Milivojevic
    OffJames McCarthyCrystal PalacePalace change: Milivojevic on for McCarthy.
    TodayFouls1Fouls against1Corners2
  • Luka Milivojevic
    OnLuka MilivojevicCrystal Palace
88' 

Palace change: Milivojevic on for McCarthy.

87' 

That looks like game over. Zaha showing United just what he can do.

  • Wilfried Zaha
    GoalWilfried ZahaCrystal PalaceGOAL! Zaha restore the two-goal cushion. The former United man turns Lindelof and drills a low shot into the bottom corner.
    TodayGoals2On target2Blocked Shots1Fouls1
85' 

GOAL! Zaha restore the two-goal cushion. The former United man turns Lindelof and drills a low shot into the bottom corner.

84' 

Still time for United to pull off a great escape here. They have the momentum.

  • Odion Ighalo
    OffTimothy Fosu-MensahManchester UnitedUNITED CHANGE: Fosu-Mensah off, Ighalo on.
    TodayBlocked Shots1Yellow Cards1Fouls1Offsides1
  • Odion Ighalo
    OnOdion IghaloManchester United
82' 

UNITED CHANGE: Fosu-Mensah off, Ighalo on.

  • Michy Batshuayi
    OffJordan AyewCrystal PalacePALACE CHANGE: Batshuayi on for Ayew.
    TodayOn target2Blocked Shots1Fouls1Fouls against2
  • Michy Batshuayi
    OnMichy BatshuayiCrystal Palace
82' 

PALACE CHANGE: Batshuayi on for Ayew.

  • Donny van de Beek
    GoalDonny van de BeekManchester UnitedGOAL! Van de Beek gets a goal on his debut! The Dutchman slots a cool finish into the far corner after a miscued clearance fell his way in the box.
    TodayGoals1On target1
80' 

GOAL! Van de Beek gets a goal on his debut! The Dutchman slots a cool finish into the far corner after a miscued clearance fell his way in the box.

80' 

United pressing hard, but struggling to create anything against this well-drilled Palace unit.

  • Eberechi Eze
    OffJeffrey SchluppCrystal PalacePALACE CHANGE: Schlupp off, Eze on.
    TodayAssists1Blocked Shots2Fouls1Fouls against1
  • Eberechi Eze
    OnEberechi EzeCrystal Palace
78' 

PALACE CHANGE: Schlupp off, Eze on.

77' 

76' 

Big trouble for United. They will be unhappy with the officials here, but Palace are worth a two-goal lead.

  • Wilfried Zaha
    Goal by penaltyWilfried ZahaCrystal PalaceGOAL! Zaha steps up and rifles a spot kick high into the corner.
    TodayGoals1On target1Blocked Shots1Fouls1
74' 

GOAL! Zaha steps up and rifles a spot kick high into the corner.

72' 

PENALTY SAVED! Ayew is too casual as he steps up and sees his low effort easily parried by De Gea... but wait! VAR checks De Gea's position on the line. It will be retaken.

72' 
71' 

PENALTY TO PALACE! After a long delay, Atkinson points to the spot for Lindelof's hand touching Ayew's flicked shot.

70' 

Martin Atkinson is going to the side to take a look at the potential hand ball...

69' 

Palace's rapid front men threaten again. Ayew jinks into the box, but his bizarre flick hits Lindelof on the arm and drops kindly for De Gea. VAR checks for a penalty....

68' 

Lindelof volleys an awkward shot over the top after McTominay had flicked on a right-wing corner.

  • Donny van de Beek
    OffPaul PogbaManchester UnitedUNITED CHANGE: Van de Beek on for Pogba.
    TodayOn target2Fouls4
  • Donny van de Beek
    OnDonny van de BeekManchester United
67' 

UNITED CHANGE: Van de Beek on for Pogba.

66' 

PALACE GOAL DISALLOWED! The away side cut United open on the break again. It's fed to Zaha, who has all day to take a few touches and stick it past De Gea - but the flag is up! VAR checks and it's the right call.

  • Harry Maguire
    Yellow cardHarry MaguireManchester UnitedMaguire booked for a lunging tackle on Zaha.
    TodayYellow Cards1Fouls2Fouls against1Wide1
64' 

Maguire booked for a lunging tackle on Zaha.

63' 

Palace threaten down the right. Townsend clips it back towards Schlupp, who touches it down 20 yards out, but takes too long letting rip and sees his shot well blocked.

62' 
Jordan Ayew (Crystal Palace) and Paul Pogba (Manchester United) - Ligue 1
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60' 

CLOSE! Fosu-Mensah crosses for Greenwood, but the forward can only flash his free header wide of the near post.

  • Timothy Fosu-Mensah
    Yellow cardTimothy Fosu-MensahManchester UnitedFosu-Mensah cautioned.
    TodayBlocked Shots1Yellow Cards1Fouls1Offsides1
58' 

Fosu-Mensah cautioned.

  • Joel Ward
    Yellow cardJoel WardCrystal PalaceWard booked.
    TodayYellow Cards1Fouls1
56' 

Ward booked.

54' 

Townsend fizzes a deflected shot just over the bar from inside the area after United were cut open down the left by Schlupp's powerhouse run.

52' 
50' 

VIDEO: Palace almost go in two up at the interval.

49' 

Good hands from De Gea as he gets down to thwart Ayew following a fine run and shot from the Palace man. The visitors have pace to burn on the break.

  • Mason Greenwood
    OffDaniel JamesManchester UnitedUNITED HT CHANGE: Greenwood on for James.
    TodayBlocked Shots1
  • Mason Greenwood
    OnMason GreenwoodManchester United
47' 

UNITED HT CHANGE: Greenwood on for James.

  • 2nd Half
46' 

KICK OFF! United restart the contest needing a marked improvement.

  • End of 1st Half
45+4' 

HT: Man United 0-1 Palace.

Andros Townsend of Crystal Palace celebrates with teammate Jeffrey Schlupp after scoring his team's first goal during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Crystal Palace at Old Trafford on September 19, 2020 in Manchester, England.
45+2' 

Super save! Zaha leads a dangerous counter. He feeds it to the left for Ayew, who cuts inside the area and hammers a shot towards goal that De Gea manages to push over the top.

45' 

Four minutes added.

42' 

VAR watched a challenge on Pogba several times before eventually stating no penalty. In the end, Fernandes took a free kick from 25 yards out, but flashed it into the wall.

40' 

VAR check for a couple of challenges on United players in and around the Palace area.

39' 

STAT: United have lost just one of their last 17 league fixtures at Old Trafford (W9, D7).

37' 

A cut back from the right falls for James 15 yards out. The Welshman goes for a low side-footer that lacks any real power or conviction. Palace block and sweep the ball to safety.

35' 

It's taken a while, but United have grown as the half has worn on. Palace will be keen to get to the break with their advantage still intact.

33' 

Hard to argue with this if you have ambitions of winning the top prizes.

32' 

United struggle to deal with the resulting corner. It drops for Schlupp, but his attempt is brilliantly blocked. The hosts clear their lines and hoist it over the top for Rashford to chase. Ward holds him off to allow Guaita to clear midway in his own half. The keeper makes a hash of it, but Ward does enough once again to avert the danger.

30' 

Zaha picks it up inside his own half and drives down the left. He threatens to go all the way, but Lindelof sticks to his guns and manages to get across to concede a corner.

28' 
26' 

Martial is blocked by a rather tasty challenge from McCarthy. The ball falls for Fernandes who forces Guaita into another solid save.

24' 

United not impressing many in the Twitter-sphere it seems!

23' 

VIDEO: The Eagles break the deadlock!

22' 

Next it's McTominay to try his luck as he cuts in from the left. He goes for a far post curler, but sees it take a nick off a defender and flash just wide. The resulting corner comes to nothing.

21' 

Pogba looks to change that with a run from the left, but his low drive is well claimed by Guaita down to his right-hand post.

20' 

A certain sprint King isn't impressed with the hosts so far....

19' 
Andros Townsend of Crystal Palace scores his sides first goal during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Crystal Palace at Old Trafford on September 19, 2020 in Manchester, England.
18' 

United are playing at a pedestrian pace. They need to step it up a gear or two. Palace are well worth their lead so far.

17' 
15' 

Another let off for United. Zaha chases a long ball and frightens the life out of Lindelof. His touch back to De Gea is short and the Spanish keeper is very casual. It looks like being a disaster but Zaha seems to pull out at the last second and De Gea gets away with a weak kick.

13' 
12' 

Townsend takes aim from 25 yards but rifles well wide. That was another slick move from the visitors, this time driving in from the right flank.

11' 
9' 

United were caught cold there. Not the start OGS would have been hoping for.

  • Andros Townsend
    GoalAndros TownsendCrystal PalaceGOAL! The visitors strike first blood! A flowing move down the left ends with Townsend arriving at the far post to slot home Schlupp's cross.
    TodayGoals1On target1Fouls against1Free Kicks1
7' 

GOAL! The visitors strike first blood! A flowing move down the left ends with Townsend arriving at the far post to slot home Schlupp's cross.

6' 

A poor clearance from De Gea goes straight to McCarthy, but his attempted pass into the middle is easily cut out. A nervy moment for the United stopper who needs to stay solid to keep Henderson out.

5' 

It's been a bright start from the Eagles. They've had most of the possession and a right-wing set piece that came to nothing.

3' 
2' 

DID YOU KNOW? No club has won their opening Premier League match more than Manchester United. The Red Devils have picked up an opening win 19 times.

  • 1st Half
1' 

KICK OFF! Palace get us underway.

17.28 

Warm up done. Time for the action!

Donny Van De Beek of Manchester United looks on during the warm up prior to the Premier League match between Manchester United and Crystal Palace at Old Trafford on September 19, 2020 in Manchester, England.
17.25 
17.20 

STAT: Manchester United's only defeat in 22 Premier League meetings with Palace came in last season's corresponding fixture, which the Eagles won 2-1. As a result, Hodgson’s men are hoping to become only the seventh side to win back-to-back Premier League away games at Old Trafford.

17.10 

Roy Hodgson: "My interest is not in how high Manchester United will finish or how well Manchester United will do; my sole interest is how Crystal Palace will do, how high we will finish and how we are going to conduct ourselves in order to compete against a team which has an enormous amount of riches when it comes to players and a lot of options. Whichever team they field is going to be a strong team, and whatever team that is will be a very strong team on the bench as well."

The Warm-Up: Roy Hodgson has a very important message for you
16.55 

There's been plenty of PL transfer news in the last few days, but what's the gossip on the continent? Catch up with all the latest via our Euro Papers video.

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01:42
16.50 

A few extra thoughts on the United side from the MEN's chief Red Devils reporter.

16.45 

Palace make one change from their opener with Mamadou Sakho back in the defence.

16.40 

United leave new signing Donny van de Beek on the bench but there are starts for Daniel James and Scott McTominay. Mason Greenwood is also among the substitutes.

16.35 

Hello and welcome to LIVE updates of Manchester United’s first Premier League match of 2020/21. The Red Devils are at home to Crystal Palace, who opened up with a 1-0 success over Southampton last weekend. Kick off 17:30 BST.