18 Aug '13, 2pm

Debut delight for Soldado

Debut delight for Soldado

A debut goal from Roberto Soldado saw Tottenham Hotspur edge out capital rivals Crystal Palace 1-0 at Selhurst Park. The Eagles put in an industrious display upon their return to Premier League competition, but were unable to offer enough in the final third to trouble a Spurs side that dominated possession. Best of the match Man of the match: Paulinho. A rock at the heart of Tottenham's midfield and got himself involved at both ends of the field. Save of the match: Hugo Lloris produced a smart double-stop to deny Kagisho Dikgacoi late on and preserve Spurs' lead. Moment of the match: Dean Moxey will feel he was hard done by with the penalty award, but he went to ground and left his arm in the air as he blocked Aaron Lennon's cross. Talking point: Did Palace offer enough to suggest they will be competitive this season? Do Tottenham now have the strength in depth to challeng...

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