Nov 6, 2012 at 8pm UK at ​Selhurst Park
Crystal Palace
5-0
IpswichIpswich Town
Bolasie (24'), Murray (50' pen., 55' pen., 63'), Moritz (90')
Dikgacoi (32'), Zaha (81')
FT(HT: 1-0)

Reo-Coker (49')

Half-Time Report: Crystal Palace edge Ipswich Town by Yannick Bolasie goal

Half-Time Report: Palace take lead with Bolasie strike
© PA Photos
Crystal Palace take a 1-0 lead into the half-time break over Ipswich Town as Ian Holloway tries to secure his first victory since taking charge at Selhurst Park.

Crystal Palace manager Ian Holloway will be the happier of the new coaches at Selhurst Park after his side took the lead over Ipswich Town through Yannick Bolasie.

Mick McCarthy's Tractor Boys were able to hold off Palace in the early stages of the contest by pushing their defenders up the pitch and preventing Holloway's team from finding a rhythm.

Despite a composed start, Palace showed their first signs of intent through Owen Garvan, who struck the ball towards the net but it just went wide to the left of the posts.

The breakthrough came courtesy of a shot from inside the box by Bolasie, which blasted into the top-right corner of the goal.

Palace went into the break with one yellow card after Kagisho Dikgacoi was cautioned for unsporting behaviour after he brought down Aaron Cresswell in the final third.

The closest Ipswich came to finding an equaliser was through DJ Campbell, who tried a shot towards goal in the final 10 minutes of the half but it was gathered by Julian Speroni.

Share this article now:
Mick McCarthy smiles before ipswich take on Birmingham
Read Next:
Preview: Palace vs. Ipswich
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City27233179205972
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd27175551193256
3Liverpool27159361313054
4Chelsea27165649232653
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs27157552242852
6Arsenal27136851361545
7Burnley279992124-336
8Leicester CityLeicester2798103940-135
9Everton2797113246-1434
10Bournemouth2787123141-1031
11Watford2786133747-1030
12West Ham UnitedWest Ham2779113446-1230
13Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2777132536-1128
14Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton27610112236-1428
15Crystal Palace2769122542-1727
16Swansea CitySwansea2776142037-1727
17Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2776142347-2427
18Southampton27511112840-1226
19Stoke CityStoke2767142753-2625
20West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom27311132140-1920
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account