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Selhurst Park (ATT 25,564) 12th April 2014 - Kick off 15:07

C Palace Crystal Palace vs Aston Villa A Villa

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  2. Crystal Palace secured their third win in a row thanks to a 1-0 win against Aston Villa to inch their way towards Premier League survival. Jason Puncheon scored the only goal of the game with 16 minutes remaining to hand Villa their fourth straight defeat and keep them in fear of the drop.

  3. 91

    Ciaran Clark tries to connect with a crossat the back post, but Palace manage to clear their lines.

  4. 90

    We're into THREE added minutes of stoppage time at Villa Park.

  5. 88

    Weimann thought he had scored, but the veteran Argentine flung himself across goal to make the save. Villa are piling the pressure on now!

  6. 87

    WHAT A SAVE! Julian Speroni makes a stunning one-handed save to deny Andreas Weimann from grabbing an equaliser.

  7. 86

    OFF THE POST! Jason Puncheon breaks the offside trap before taking his time and firing his left-foot shot against Brad Guzan's near post from a tight angle.

  8. 84

    Paul Lambert knows his side must throw the kitchen sink at Palace, but the visitors counter-attack.

  9. Jonathan Parr replaces my man of the match Yannick Bolasie for the final few minutes.

  10. 82

    Villa are slipping to a fourth straight defeat if the scoreline remains like this. Will those changes help them salvage a point?

  11. Andreas Weimann and Marc Albrighton replace Karim El Ahmadi and Ryan Bertrand in a double Villa change.

  12. 80

    Grant Holt is on the stretch and just fails to get a touch on the ball in the six-yards box.

  13. 79

    Villa boss Paul Lambert is now contemplating making a few changes with time against his side.

  14. 77

    The Palace supporters sing 'we are staying up'. They are on course for a third straight win and will also jump above Villa in the table.

  15. 76

    PALACE TAKE THE LEAD! Yannick Bolasie's cross falls to Jason Puncheon in the box. He turns Ryan Bertrand before lashing his left-foot shot in off the far post for his sixth of the campaign.


  17. Glenn Murray comes on for Cameron Jerome who spurned a golden chance to hand his side the lead this afternoon when he struck the underside of the crossbar from three yards out.

  18. 74

    Jason Puncheon fires his shot high over the crossbar from distance.

  19. 73

    Grant Holt has gone down off the ball and looks to be in a fair bit of pain. Play continues!

  20. 72

    Glenn Murray is all set to come on for Palace as they look to secure all three points.

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Barclays Premier League

Barclays Premier League
Pos Team P Pts
1 Chelsea 12 32
2 Southampton 11 25
3 Manchester City 12 24
4 Manchester United 12 19
5 Newcastle United 12 19
6 West Ham United 12 18
7 Swansea City 12 18
8 Arsenal 12 17
9 Everton 12 17
10 Stoke City 12 15
11 Liverpool 11 14
12 Tottenham Hotspur 11 14
13 West Bromwich Albion 12 13
14 Sunderland 12 13
15 Hull City 11 11
16 Aston Villa 11 11
17 Leicester City 12 10
18 Burnley 12 10
19 Crystal Palace 11 9
20 Queens Park Rangers 12 8