- Zaha, Townsend team up for opener
- Ward-Prowse lashes in Targett pass for 1-1
- Zaha gets quickfire, late yellow cards
Wilfried Zaha scored and was sent off at St. Mary’s, as Crystal Palace and Southampton drew 1-1 on Wednesday.
Zaha’s first goal in 17 Premier League matches was overshadowed late when he took the bait of fellow goal scorer James Ward-Prowse and then insulted the referee.
Saints’ point has them three clear of the drop zone, while Palace is 15th with 23 points.
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Southampton was probably second-best for most of the night, but answered in the 77th minute when he ran onto Matt Targett‘s cutback to slash an equalizer home.
James McArthur then forced McCarthy into a fine save at the other end.
Zaha was given a yellow in the 87th minute, then earned a second by clapping at the referee in the 88th.
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