SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Crystal Palace’s revival in the Premier League was ended after conceding two late goals in a 3-1 loss at Southampton on Wednesday, plunging the team back into relegation trouble.
After beating first-place Chelsea 2-1 on Saturday for a fourth straight win, Palace took the lead against Southampton through Christian Benteke in the 31st minute.
But Nathan Redmond equalized in the 45th, before Japan defender Maya Yoshida’s tap-in put Southampton ahead in the 84th and James Ward-Prowse added a third for the home side a minute later.
Palace dropped to within three points of the relegation zone and has a tough eight-game run-in that includes matches against Arsenal, Liverpool, Tottenham,…
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