2019–20 Crystal Palace F.C. season

The 2019–20 season is Crystal Palace's seventh consecutive season in the Premier League (extending their longest ever spell in the top division of English football) and the 114th year in their history.[1] In this season, Palace are participating in the Premier League, FA Cup and EFL Cup. The season covers the period from 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020.

Crystal Palace
2019–20 season
ChairmanSteve Parish
ManagerRoy Hodgson
StadiumSelhurst Park
Premier League14th
FA CupThird round
(eliminated by Derby County)
EFL CupSecond round
(eliminated by Colchester United)
Top goalscorerLeague: Jordan Ayew (6 goals)
All: Jordan Ayew (6 goals)
All statistics correct as of 19 February 2020.

Pre-seasonEdit

Palace confirmed their pre-season schedule in June 2019.[2] A friendly against Barnet was also confirmed.[3]

CompetitionsEdit

Premier LeagueEdit

Palace will be competing in the Premier League for the seventh year in a row. Fixtures were released on Thursday 13 June 2019.

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
12 Southampton 26 9 4 13 32 48 −16 31
13 Newcastle United 26 8 7 11 24 40 −16 31
14 Crystal Palace 26 7 9 10 23 32 −9 30
15 Brighton & Hove Albion 26 6 9 11 31 38 −7 27
16 Bournemouth 26 7 5 14 26 40 −14 26
Updated to match(es) played on 19 February 2020. Source: Premier League
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored; 4) If the champions, relegated teams or qualified teams for UEFA competitions cannot be determined by rules 1 to 3, rules 4.1 to 4.3 are applied – 4.1) Points gained in head to head record between such teams; 4.2) Away goals scored in head to head record between such teams; 4.3) Play-offs[4]

Results summaryEdit

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
26 7 9 10 23 32  −9 30 4 4 5 10 13  −3 3 5 5 13 19  −6

Last updated: 8 February 2020.
Source:[citation needed]

Results by matchdayEdit

Matchday1234567891011121314151617181920212223242526272829
GroundHAAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHHAHAH
ResultDLWWLDWWLDLLLWWDDLWDDDDLLL
Position10141041112966691214117891299999111414
Updated to match(es) played on 8 February 2020. Source: Statto.com
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

MatchesEdit

The Premier League fixtures for the season were announced on 13 June 2019, with Palace's first match a home match against Everton.[5]

FA CupEdit

Crystal Palace are due to enter the FA Cup in the third round, in early January 2020, along with the other 19 Premier League teams. The third round draw was made live on BBC Two from Etihad Stadium, Micah Richards and Tony Adams conducted the draw.[6]

EFL CupEdit

The second round draw was made on 13 August 2019 following the conclusion of all but one first round matches.[7]

PlayersEdit

First-team squadEdit

As of 13 January 2020[8]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
2   DF Joel Ward
3   DF Patrick van Aanholt
4   MF Luka Milivojević (Captain)
5   DF James Tomkins
6   DF Scott Dann
7   MF Max Meyer
8   MF Cheikhou Kouyaté
9   FW Jordan Ayew
10   FW Andros Townsend
11   FW Wilfried Zaha
12   DF Mamadou Sakho
13   GK Wayne Hennessey
15   DF Jeffrey Schlupp
No. Position Player
17   FW Christian Benteke
18   MF James McArthur
19   GK Stephen Henderson
20   FW Cenk Tosun (on loan from Everton)
21   FW Connor Wickham
22   MF James McCarthy
24   DF Gary Cahill
31   GK Vicente Guaita
34   DF Martin Kelly
35   DF Sam Woods
40   MF Brandon Pierrick
44   MF Jaïro Riedewald

Player statisticsEdit

Appearances and goalsEdit

As of 19 February 2020[9]
No. Pos Nat Player Total Premier League FA Cup League Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Goalkeepers
13 GK   Wayne Hennessey 4 0 2 0 1 0 1 0
19 GK   Stephen Henderson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
31 GK   Vicente Guaita 24 0 24 0 0 0 0 0
Defenders
2 DF   Joel Ward 17 0 15+2 0 0 0 0 0
3 DF   Patrick van Aanholt 19 2 19 2 0 0 0 0
5 DF   James Tomkins 19 1 18 1 0+1 0 0 0
6 DF   Scott Dann 7 0 4+2 0 0 0 1 0
12 DF   Mamadou Sakho 8 0 6+2 0 0 0 0 0
24 DF   Gary Cahill 19 0 17 0 1 0 0+1 0
34 DF   Martin Kelly 21 0 17+2 0 1 0 1 0
Midfielders
4 MF   Luka Milivojević 23 2 22 2 1 0 0 0
7 MF   Max Meyer 15 0 6+7 0 1 0 1 0
8 MF   Cheikhou Kouyaté 25 1 20+4 1 1 0 0 0
10 MF   Andros Townsend 16 1 9+6 1 0 0 1 0
15 MF   Jeffrey Schlupp 14 2 9+5 2 0 0 0 0
18 MF   James McArthur 26 0 25 0 0+1 0 0 0
22 MF   James McCarthy 23 0 9+12 0 1 0 1 0
40 MF   Brandon Pierrick 2 0 0+1 0 1 0 0 0
44 MF   Jaïro Riedewald 10 0 6+2 0 1 0 1 0
Forwards
9 FW   Jordan Ayew 27 6 25 6 1 0 0+1 0
11 FW   Wilfried Zaha 27 3 25+1 3 0 0 0+1 0
17 FW   Christian Benteke 18 1 6+11 1 0 0 1 0
20 FW   Cenk Tosun 3 1 2+1 1 0 0 0 0
21 FW   Connor Wickham 8 1 0+6 1 1 0 1 0
Players who have left the club during the season
23 MF   Víctor Camarasa 2 0 0+1 0 0 0 1 0
35 DF   Sam Woods 2 0 0 0 0+1 0 1 0

GoalscorersEdit

As of 19 February 2020[9]
No. Pos. Name Premier League FA Cup League Cup Total
9 FW Jordan Ayew 6 0 0 6
11 FW Wilfried Zaha 3 0 0 3
3 DF Patrick van Aanholt 2 0 0 2
4 MF Luka Milivojević 2 0 0 2
15 MF Jeffrey Schlupp 2 0 0 2
5 DF James Tomkins 1 0 0 1
8 MF Cheikhou Kouyaté 1 0 0 1
10 MF Andros Townsend 1 0 0 1
17 FW Christian Benteke 1 0 0 1
20 FW Cenk Tosun 1 0 0 1
21 FW Connor Wickham 1 0 0 1
Own goal 2 0 0 2
Total 23 0 0 23

Disciplinary recordEdit

As of 19 February 2020[9]
No. Pos. Name Premier League FA Cup League Cup Total
               
4 MF Luka Milivojević 9 0 0 1 0 0 9 1
5 DF James Tomkins 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
18 MF James McArthur 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
9 FW Jordan Ayew 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
22 MF James McCarthy 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
2 DF Joel Ward 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
11 FW Wilfried Zaha 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
15 MF Jeffrey Schlupp 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
17 FW Christian Benteke 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
24 DF Gary Cahill 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0
12 DF Mamadou Sakho 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
7 MF Max Meyer 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
8 MF Cheikhou Kouyaté 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
31 GK Vicente Guaita 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Total 41 1 0 1 1 0 42 2

TransfersEdit

Transfers inEdit

Date from Position Nationality Name From Fee Ref.
6 July 2019 GK   Stephen Henderson Nottingham Forest Free transfer [10]
25 July 2019 CF   Jordan Ayew Swansea City £2.5M [11]
5 August 2019 CB   Gary Cahill Chelsea Free transfer [12]
7 August 2019 CM   James McCarthy Everton Undisclosed [13]
22 January 2020 MF   Scott Banks Dundee United Undisclosed [14]
3 February 2020 CB   Jay Rich-Baghuelou Welling United Undisclosed [15]

Loans inEdit

Start date Position Nationality Name From End date Ref.
7 August 2019 CM   Víctor Camarasa   Real Betis 13 January 2020[a] [16][17]
10 January 2020 CF   Cenk Tosun   Everton 30 June 2020 [18]
  1. ^ Camarasa initially joined on loan for the whole season, but in January 2020 he joined Deportivo Alavés for the remainder of the season

Transfers outEdit

Date from Position Nationality Name To Fee Ref.
1 July 2019 LB   Tyler Brown   Free agent Released [19]
1 July 2019 MF   Will Donkin   Stabæk Fotball Released [20]
1 July 2019 DM   Bivesh Gurung   Trysil Released [20]
1 July 2019 LB   Joseph Hungbo   Watford Released [19]
1 July 2019 LW   Levi Lumeka   Varzim Free transfer [21]
1 July 2019 CB   Oliver O'Dwyer   Aldershot Town Released [19][22]
1 July 2019 CM   Jason Puncheon   Pafos Released [23][24]
1 July 2019 CM   Bakary Sako   Denizlispor Released [25]
1 July 2019 LB   Pape Souaré   Troyes Released [26][27]
1 July 2019 GK   Julian Speroni   Free agent Released [28]
1 July 2019 RB   Aaron Wan-Bissaka   Manchester United £50,000,000 [29]
31 January 2020 FW   James Daly   Bristol Rovers Undisclosed [30]

Loans outEdit

Start date Position Nationality Name To End date Ref.
4 August 2019 CF   Alexander Sørloth   Trabzonspor End of 20–21 season [31]
23 August 2019 CB   Ryan Inniss   Newport County End of season [32]
31 August 2019 CB   Jarosław Jach   Raków Częstochowa End of season [33]
6 September 2019 GK   Joe Tupper Margate End of season [34]
22 January 2020 CB   Sam Woods   Hamilton Academical End of season [35]
31 January 2020 AM   Scott Banks   Alloa Athletic End of season [36]
31 January 2020 GK   Dion-Curtis Henry   Hampton & Richmond Borough End of season [36]
31 January 2020 RW   Jason Lokilo   Doncaster Rovers 30 June 2020 [37]
31 January 2020 MF   Giovanni McGregor   Dartford End of season [36]
31 January 2020 CF   Connor Wickham   Sheffield Wednesday 30 June 2020 [38]

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