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Summary

  1. Davis prods in to give Hodgson worst possible start
  2. Ex-England boss's first game in charge of Palace
  3. Van Dijk comes on as late substitute for Saints
  4. Five games at 15:00 BST - Man City & Liverpool in action
  5. Spurs play at 17:30 BST against Swansea

Live Reporting

By Luke Reddy

All times stated are UK

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  1. Over to the report...

    Crystal Palace 0-1 Southampton

    That is a dire, dire start to the season for Crystal Palace. A new record as they become the first side in top-flight history to lose their opening five games without scoring. What an ugly stat.

    The only way is up. There were a few - and I mean very few - signs of hope today. They will rue two missed chances from close range when Fraser Forster denied them brilliantly.

    That's it from me. You can now jump into a live-text of all of today's games by clicking here. The match report for this bout is available here.

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  2. FULL-TIME

    Crystal Palace 0-1 Southampton

    And that is that. Roy Hodgson turns and applauds all four sides of the ground but he is wearing a grimace.

    Yohan Cabaye looks dejected, hands on hips. Southampton in contrast celebrate and Virgil van Dijk is in there among those embracing.

  3. Post update

    Crystal Palace 0-1 Southampton

    A long ball forward again... it bounces in the Saints half and runs all the way through to Fraser Forster. Still we go on...

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    Crystal Palace 0-1 Southampton

    Southampton win a free-kick in the Palace half. They are seconds from an away win...

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    Crystal Palace 0-1 Southampton

    Crystal Palace look to shape something, anything... Joel Ward wants to hit one and that is way over the bar.

    Exactly what was not needed. Fans turn their backs and a fair few begin the walk home.

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    Crystal Palace 0-1 Southampton

    A Crystal Palace goal kick. One last chance. It's sent towards Christian Benteke and the home side win the ball...

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    Crystal Palace 0-1 Southampton

    Shane Long trots off as Southampton wind the clock down. The game is being played solely in the Palace half. No sign of an equaliser at all.

  8. Post update

    Crystal Palace 0-1 Southampton

    It's the away side pressing for a second and Cedric Soares has a shot saved.

    Forward come Palace...

  9. SUBSTITUTION

    Crystal Palace 0-1 Southampton

    Virgil van Dijk is coming on. Yes, you read that correctly.

    Oriel Romeu off.

  10. SUBSTITUTION

    Crystal Palace 0-1 Southampton

    More solid defensive work by the away side as first Cedric Soares heads a cross clear and they then hold firm as Andros Townsend hits a cross too long.

    James Ward-Prowse on for Nathan Redmond.

  11. Post update

    Crystal Palace 0-1 Southampton

    David Pleat

    Former Spurs boss on 5 live Sport

    Mario Lemina

    I'm looking at Mario Lemina and as the game has gone on he's got better and better. He's been a massive player in that midfield.

    I can't see other players getting in the (Southampton) team ahead of him.

  12. Post update

    Crystal Palace 0-1 Southampton

    It's getting desperate for Crystal Palace. They have little idea, long balls or at least lofted passes from just over the halfway line. There's no guile.

  13. CLOSE!

    Crystal Palace 0-1 Southampton

    A big chance for Oriel Romeu. As someone shouts "away" with the ball delivered into the box he gets a head on it but guides his effort high and wide.

  14. We have a record

    Crystal Palace 0-1 Southampton

    Crystal Palace have gone 439 minutes without a goal at the start of the season. The record was Newcastle on 438 set in 2005-06.

    Roy Hodgson
  15. SUBSTITUTION

    Crystal Palace 0-1 Southampton

    Ruben Loftus-Cheek comes off for Bakary Sako. A few boos for that move.

    Bakary Sako and Ruben Loftus-Cheek
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    Crystal Palace 0-1 Southampton

    David Pleat

    Former Spurs boss on 5 live Sport

    I'd like to see Loftus-Cheek play right up front. He is tall and they need to play a little more direct.

    Crystal Palace need to be more forward thinking.

  17. Post update

    Crystal Palace 0-1 Southampton

    Palace have played 15 crosses today but our friends at Opta say just three have been "good".

  18. Post update

    Crystal Palace 0-1 Southampton

    I have to say - and sorry Saints fans if it's kiss of death - but Palace do not look like scoring at all.

    They are not able to penetrate, crosses don't even look too dangerous as often they are from deep. Ryan Bertrand and Cedric Soares as full-backs for the away side are not letting much in behind them.

    Cedric Soares
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    Crystal Palace 0-1 Southampton

    Frustration compounded as Andros Townsend fouls Ryan Bertrand near the corner flag to give the away side the chance to kill the game with a free-kick deep in their own half. The seconds tick away. Timothy Fosu-Mensah is limping for Palace.

    Maybe take the defender off and throw Bakary Sako on up top? Or is that a bit bold for Roy Hodgson?

  20. Post update

    Crystal Palace 0-1 Southampton

    David Pleat

    Former Spurs boss on 5 live Sport

    There's always a chance when you're chasing a lead you can over commit and that's what Southampton are hoping for.

    It would be a really mighty climb for Crystal Palace to get back in the game if that happens.