Crystal Palace player ratings vs Burnley as Benteke double helps Eagles to manic 3-3 draw

By Mark Wyatt

Vicente Guaita - 6

Made some good stops coming off his line but was beaten too easily for Burnley's second goal despite not being offered much help from his defence.

Tyrick Mitchell - 5

Got the chance to stretch his legs going forward plenty of times but the final product lacked somewhat. Struggled defensively in what was a below-average performance from the youngster.

Joachim Andersen - 6

A mixed first half like many of his teammates. Should have done much better for Wood's goal in trying to clear the first ball but then made a sublime pass for Gallagher in the build-up to the equaliser.

Marc Guehi - 7

Will be over the moon to get his first goal for Palace but will also be aware he needed to do better for both of Burnley's goals in the first half. Recovered somewhat in the second half though but still beaten in the air a handful of times.

Joel Ward - 4

Caught ball-watching for Burnley's third goal as Cornet was left completely unmarked at the back post. Not the best day at the office for Palace's reigning player of the month.

Cheikhou Kouyate - 5

Given more freedom due to the absence of James McArthur but was lost at times trying to win the ball back. Got lost in the box for Wood's goal and was outjumped by Ben Mee for the opener.

Luka Milivojevic - 7

Involved throughout and didn't look out of place despite not having a regular run of games this season.

Conor Gallagher - 7

Excellent skill in the build-up to Benteke's second goal, chesting it down before a brilliant chop allowed him to pass into the Belgian's feet. Continued to put himself about in what was a very scrappy game to take part in.

Marc Guehi celebrates with Joachim Andersen after scoring for Crystal Palace (Lewis Storey/Getty Images)

Wilfried Zaha - 6

Started the game well but his impact was felt less as the game became more scrappy in the first half. Still threw himself about with usual gusto and was always a willing receiver on the wing. Smashed a volley against the Burnley crossbar on the hour mark.

Christian Benteke - 8

Started the game excellently and finished past Pope well with the help of a slight deflection. Not that the Belgian will mind. Missed a good chance shortly after but then smashed his second into the net after great work from Gallagher.

Jordan Ayew - 5

Quiet afternoon despite the chaos going on around him. Was presented with a good chance early in the second half before being taken off but deflected the effort wide.

Substitutes

Michael Olise (for Ayew 58') - 6

Given more time than usual to make an impact but was unable to show off his talents much in a battle with Charlie Taylor.

Jeffrey Schlupp (for Gallagher 81') - N/A

Odsonne Edouard (for Milivojevic 87') - N/A


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