Crystal Palace 0-3 Huddersfield Town: Mounie sends Town top

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A Steve Mounie brace propelled newly-promoted Huddersfield Town to a stunning 3-0 win at Crystal Palace on Saturday.

Frank De Boer‘s Selhurst Park bow only saw one ball go into the goal via a Palace player, a first half Joel Ward own goal.

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The opening moments almost provided hysteria for the visiting fans, as Tom Ince met Tommy Smith’s cross only to hit a shot right at Palace backstop Wayne Hennessey.

And up the Town! The newly-promoted side’s first Premier League marker came off Palace’s suspect back line, with Ward getting the final touch of a Mathias Zanka attempt.

The second half saw promise from Palace, and Town goalkeeper Jonas Lossi did very well to stymy a Christian Benteke effort.

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