An early goal by Saints skipper Steve Davis, making his 200 appearance for the club, settled the game as there was no further score. Palace again lacking penetration in the final third, much like their opponents in recent games.
As it was a lunch-time kick-off Wilkie Tours intrepid ground-hopper, Tony B, couldn't resist jogging off to visit Croydon Sports Arena for the Kent Senior Cup tie between Croydon and Rusthall, which kicked-off at 3pm. The home side running out 4-1 victors.
Boscombe got their first points of the season, coming from behind to beat Brighton with sub Jordon Ibe playing a part in both goals. Jermaine Defoe scoring his first Boscombe goal since 2001. The win leaves Palace as the only PL team without point.
Newly promoted Newcastle United are up to fourth after a third straight win; Huddersfield's momentum has halted after winning their first two games.
Local non-league side Eastleigh shared the points for the seventh time in eleven games, 2-2 against newly promoted Fylde at The Silverlake Stadium.
In Spain, Real Madrid (sans Ronaldo) returned to winning ways at San Sebastian, beating Real Sociedad 3-1 with Gareth Bale amongst the goals and young Ascensio able to play after his leg-shaving incident. City rivals played their first home game of the season at the new 70,000 Wanda Metropolitano stadium, beating lowly Malaga 1-0. Barca sit at the top of La Liga with four wins out of four, four points head of Real.
Juventus share top spot in Serie A with Inter Milan and Napoli; all three teams with 100% records. Newly promoted Benevento have yet to pick up a point.
In Germany, Bayern Munich trail Dortmund and unfancied Hannover at this early stage of the Bundesliga season.
Our hosts for the next Wilkie Tours later this month, Arka Gydnia & Lechia Gdansk both continue their inconsistent form and remain in the lower half of the Polish top division, the Ekstraklasa.