A terrible first half for Arsenal saw them go a goal down against Roy Hodgson’s men. 

Though Mesut Ozil’s brilliant finish cancelled out Christian Benteke’s opener, Shkodran Mustafi made his usual error for the day, and Wilfried Zaha capitalised on the mistake, passing the ball past Bernd Leno to make it 2-1 for the visitors.

James McArthur struck again through a set-piece as Arsenal failed to deploy their offside traps on time, which led to the Gunners going two goals down against Crystal Palace.

Though Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang got one for the team within 10 minutes of McArthur’s header, the home side fell short of goals, bottling a chance to go third on the table, two points ahead of Tottenham Hotspur. 

Now, they sit in fourth, a point behind third-placed Tottenham Hotspur and two points ahead of Manchester United, who experienced humiliation at Goodison Park against Everton earlier in the day.

Unai Emery certainly got some decisions wrong, and a few players were below par yet again, costing their team three points, which could prove to be vital in the top four race. These are the four conclusions from the game.