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2018/2019 English Premier League
  • Matthew Doherty (56')

Wolves go six games unbeaten with win at Crystal Palace

Matt Doherty scored the winner as Wolverhampton Wanderers set a Premier League record when they were unchanged for their eighth consecutive match and won 1-0 at rainswept Crystal Palace on Saturday.

Doherty struck after 56 minutes when he rifled in a shot from a tight angle between Wayne Hennessey and the near post as Wolves went a sixth match unbeaten with 15 points.

Palace almost equalised in the 70th minute but Rui Patricio made a reflex save from substitute Max Meyer's volley and blocked Wilfried Zaha's follow-up.

Wolves substitute Ivan Cavaleiro hit the bar 10 minutes from time in a counter-attack and Palace, on seven points from eight matches, are still looking for their first home league goal of the season.

English Premier League Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Liverpool 8 +14 24
2 Leicester City 9 +8 17
3 Chelsea 9 +5 17
4 Manchester City 8 +18 16
5 Arsenal 8 +2 15
6 Crystal Palace 8 0 14
7 Tottenham Hotspur 9 +2 12
8 Burnley 9 +1 12
9 AFC Bournemouth 9 0 12
10 West Ham United 9 -2 12
11 Aston Villa 9 +2 11
12 Wolverhampton Wanderers 9 0 11
13 Everton 9 -5 10
14 Manchester United 8 +1 9
15 Sheffield United 8 0 9
16 Brighton & Hove Albion 9 -3 9
17 Southampton 9 -7 8
18 Newcastle United 9 -9 8
19 Norwich City 9 -11 7
20 Watford 9 -16 4