After four matches, Palace remain winless and the only team in the entire league yet to score a goal.
"I would have preferred to face a 3-5-2 with them still learning". But teaching the players to adopt a different way of playing - in a different team shape - has been challenging.
"They were very good and very strong, they looked a more familiar team and how they are effective".
"We are four games in, it's a bad start but we have to stick together". Everybody knows that. It is a work in progress still.
'I am just focusing on what I can control and so are my staff and my players, ' he said after the 1-0 loss.
But it is looking increasingly likely he will dispose of another manager as De Boer's future hangs by a thread.
"We discussed it and everybody agreed", he says.
"No I can not believe we lost, there is still frustration about the result but not about our performance", said the former Netherlands global.
That meant a Premier League debut for Nick Pope and he made a confidence boosting save just before half-time, holding on to Townsend's deflected effort.
"We don't play anywhere near how we normally did at Ajax". When you are a keeper and the result doesn't go your way, even if it's not your fault, people question you in that weird negative way that some folk do.
He added: "I always have serious conversations with Steve". He lasted 85 days at Inter Milan.
At the time of his appointment, it seemed unusual that Crystal Palace would go for somebody like De Boer. "A very sloppy goal", De Boer admitted. "I don't feel sorry for anyone in the position - we all know the pitfalls".
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Fournette did the bulk of his work in the first half, carrying the ball 17 times and catching three passes for 24 yards. Mariota also rushed for their only touchdown, a 10-yard option keeper with 6:58 left in the first quarter.
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In all, USC rolled up 307 rushing yards against the Cardinal, essentially beating Stanford by playing like Stanford . How well USC stops the run is going to play a huge role in how this game plays out on Saturday night.
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To start the second half, Bryant directed an eight-play, 79-yard touchdown drive, capped by his 27-yard run for a touchdown. For Clemson , Saturday night wasn't particularly revelatory. "Absolutely, this is something we can build on".
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