Former Margate striker Freddie Ladapo was an unused substitute, along with teenager Jason Lokilo and South Korean global Chung-yong Lee, and with Palace's only other senior striker with Premier League experience, Connor Wickham, still likely to be out until the new year, this could well be an area de Boer looks to strengthen before the end of August. Huddersfield's first Premier League goal will go down as a Joel Ward own goal, whilst the first Huddersfield player to score in the Premier League was club record signing Steve Mounie, who bagged himself a brace.
Jeffrey Schlupp was unused as he watched the match from the bench.
"We should not look too far ahead but focus on what we have seen today, and that made me very happy even if we know the result was a bit high". Here is all the information you need for Crystal Palace's home clash with Huddersfield.
"We won't change. We must stick to our identity and idea, show togetherness and fighting and working attitude".
"With the togetherness and fighting attitude we had, and the idea to keep them away from goal by pressing them as high as possible, we were courageous enough to try to press them high and over the game our game plan worked". If we do that throughout the course of the season, I am sure we will be all right.
But with the Terriers looking highly likely to return to the Championship despite David Wagner's canny leadership, a price of 5/6 (1.83) with dabblebet for Palace to beat Huddersfield should give punters a solid start to the campaign.
- Frank de Boer has enjoyed just one win in his last seven league games as a manager (W1 D1 L5 with Inter). From there they got a corner and scored.
Yes, Palace created chances, but their failure to take them led to the Eagles throwing more men forward and leaving themselves exposed to the counter-attack, which Huddersfield exploited to full effect with the third goal on 78 minutes.
"Until the 3-0 we were very close to making it 2-1. I hope to get into the team and then play my part in hopefully a good season for us all".