Ultra dominated throughout the meeting, Crystal Palace nevertheless brought the three points of his trip to the side, to Brighton (1-2). At the end of the 25th day of the Premier League, the Londoners were put into orbit by the first goal in the league of the French Jean-Philippe Mateta (28th, ex-OL), transferred from Mainz during the offseason. After the break, the locals got back together thanks to the Dutch defender Joel Veltman (55th) before making the siege of the visiting defense (19 shots, 5 on target in the second half). In vain, since the Belgian Christian Benteke crucified Brighton with a splendid cross volley at the end of added time (90th + 5). With this precious success, the Eagles (13th) take six points ahead of the Seagulls (16th).