CRYSTAL Palace goalkeeper Julian Speroni has revealed the Everton fans behind his goal were complimentary of him on Sunday. The 35-year-old, whose reputation in the top flight has grown in the last year, said supporters were "very, very kind" ahead of the second half at Goodison Park. However, that soon turned to whistles and boos as they felt the Argentine was taking too long with a couple of goal-kicks. The second one landed him a booking by referee Michael Oliver, something which was deemed "harsh" by the custodian. "No chance it was a yellow card, it was very harsh," Speroni told the Advertiser. "I went to put the ball down – and I think the referee may have done it to please their fans because I did it a previous time. "Even before I had the ball in my hands before placing it down, they started to whistle and boo. "But beforehand they were actually so kind to me. When I walked towards the goal at half-time to play the second half, they were very, very kind and applauded me. "That was nice and I appreciated that. A big thank you to the Everton fans, they are passionate behind there."
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