Jeffrey Schlupp


Jeffrey Schlupp snatches late leveller for Crystal Palace at Aston Villa

Substitute Jeffrey Schlupp netted a late equaliser as Crystal Palace secured a 1-1 draw at fellow Premier League mid-table side Aston Villa.Schlupp, five minutes after coming on, finished from close range in the 82nd minute to cancel out Ollie Watkins’ 69th-minute opener.Lucas Digne had a strike saved by Jack Butland and Watkins hit a shot wide in stoppage time as a subsequent Villa push to reclaim the lead proved in vain.The result left Patrick Vieira’s Palace and Steven Gerrard’s Villa still in 11th and 12th place respectively, a point apart.After Gerrard and his team performed a pre-match guard of honour...

Jeffrey Schlupp makes instant impact to rescue point for Crystal Palace

For a manager who relishes being in control this was not exactly what Brendan Rodgers will have had in mind. Two goals from the Crystal Palace substitutes Michael Olise and Jeffrey Schlupp – a member of Leicester’s Premier League title-winning squad in 2016 – earned a deserved point for Patrick Vieira’s side after a spirited second-half comeback that almost yielded all three.