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  • Date:12 Apr 2014
  • Kick-off:15:07
  • Venue:Selhurst Park
  • Attendance:25,564
Goal!

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92:16 +2.16

Bradley Guzan takes the free kick.

The final whistle is blown by the referee.

91:54 +1.54

Clearance made by Mile Jedinak.

90:55 +0.55

Shot by Ciaran Clark went wide of the right-hand upright.

90:53 +0.53

The ball is crossed by Marc Albrighton.

89:44

The ball is swung over by Marc Albrighton.

89:28

Clearance made by Joe Ledley.

88:26

Clearance by Damien Delaney.

87:37

Scott Dann makes a clearance.

87:31

The ball is swung over by Andreas Weimann.

86:59

Andreas Weimann takes a shot. A parry by Julian Speroni prevents the goal.

85:29

Clearance made by Scott Dann.

84:39

Clearance made by Ciaran Clark.

82:57

Jonathan Parr is brought on as a substitute for Yannick Bolasie.

81:44

Ryan Bertrand goes off and Marc Albrighton comes on.

81:30

Andreas Weimann is brought on as a substitute for Karim El Ahmadi.

80:23

Scott Dann manages to make a clearance.

79:54

Nathan Baker makes a clearance.

79:06

Centre by Yannick Bolasie.

77:26

Matthew Lowton takes a shot and went wide of the right hand post.

75:21

Clearance made by Fabian Delph.

74:26

(Crystal Palace) makes a substitution, with Glenn Murray coming on for Cameron Jerome.

73:50

Jason Puncheon takes a shot and cleared the crossbar.

72:54

Jason Puncheon takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Ron Vlaar gets a block in.

71:15

A cross is delivered by Yannick Bolasie.

69:08

Booking for Ryan Bertrand for unsporting behaviour.

69:03

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ryan Bertrand on Jason Puncheon.

68:36

The ball is delivered by Yannick Bolasie.

67:56

Clearance by Ciaran Clark.

66:21

Yannick Bolasie produces a cross.

64:53

Foul by Karim El Ahmadi on Joel Ward, free kick awarded.

64:36

Clearance made by Ciaran Clark.

64:19

Clearance made by Fabian Delph.

63:28

Gabriel Agbonlahor sends in a cross.

62:38

Damien Delaney challenges Grant Holt unfairly and gives away a free kick.

62:11

Shot on goal comes in from Jason Puncheon from the free kick. A parry by Bradley Guzan prevents the goal.

61:09

Jason Puncheon fouled by Nathan Baker, the ref awards a free kick.

60:11

Yannick Bolasie takes a shot and went wide left of the net.

60:01

Clearance by Ron Vlaar.

59:26

Matthew Lowton concedes a free kick for a foul on Joel Ward.

58:54

Clearance made by Nathan Baker.

58:37

Bradley Guzan takes the free kick.

57:50

Mile Jedinak challenges Bradley Guzan unfairly and gives away a free kick.

57:37

Corner taken by Yannick Bolasie.

56:01

Unfair challenge on Matthew Lowton by Marouane Chamakh results in a free kick.

54:48

Ryan Bertrand sends in a cross.

53:19

Clearance made by Karim El Ahmadi.

53:16

Cameron Jerome takes the chance to get an effort at goal and hits the bar.

53:14

Shot by Yannick Bolasie. Bradley Guzan parries the ball but the danger is not over.

50:54

Clearance made by Ciaran Clark.

49:16

Clearance by Nathan Baker.

48:53

Clearance made by Scott Dann.

47:46

A cross is delivered by Karim El Ahmadi.

46:59

The referee gives a free kick against Cameron Jerome for handball.

The match restarts for the second half.

46:34 +1.34

Fabian Delph takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Scott Dann.

46:28

Ron Vlaar takes the free kick.

45:10

Adrian Mariappa makes a clearance.

The first half comes to an end.

45:06 +0.06

Yannick Bolasie sends in a cross.

44:58

Ron Vlaar manages to make a clearance.

42:41

The ball is crossed by Marouane Chamakh.

40:43

Jason Puncheon sends in a cross.

39:38

Damien Delaney takes the free kick.

39:28

Grant Holt challenges Mile Jedinak unfairly and gives away a free kick.

38:15

Free kick taken by Bradley Guzan.

37:19

Jason Puncheon produces a cross.

35:57

Joel Ward restarts play with the free kick.

34:51

Ashley Westwood gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Joe Ledley.

33:51

Free kick taken by Julian Speroni.

33:17

Joe Ledley fouled by Karim El Ahmadi, the ref awards a free kick.

33:12

Clearance by Damien Delaney.

32:02

Joel Ward restarts play with the free kick.

31:29

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Joel Ward by Gabriel Agbonlahor.

30:48

Ashley Westwood concedes a free kick for a foul on Marouane Chamakh.

30:39

Ashley Westwood has an effort at goal. Blocked by Damien Delaney.

29:30

Clearance by Mile Jedinak.

26:18

Fabian Delph fouled by Adrian Mariappa, the ref awards a free kick.

24:17

Clearance by Mile Jedinak.

22:56

Grant Holt concedes a free kick for a foul on Adrian Mariappa.

22:54

The ball is crossed by Ashley Westwood.

21:34

Damien Delaney restarts play with the free kick.

21:02

Nathan Baker concedes a free kick for a foul on Cameron Jerome.

20:31

Chance falls to Ciaran Clark who heads at goal. Blocked by Cameron Jerome.

20:27

Corner taken by Ashley Westwood from the left by-line.

19:32

Corner taken by Ashley Westwood from the right by-line.

19:24

Clearance made by Yannick Bolasie.

19:10

Corner taken short by Karim El Ahmadi.

19:04

Clearance by Damien Delaney.

18:50

Clearance made by Jason Puncheon.

18:14

Marouane Chamakh comes on in place of Kagisho Dikgacoi.

15:39

Clearance by Ciaran Clark.

13:58

Ryan Bertrand fouled by Jason Puncheon, the ref awards a free kick.

13:53

The ball is sent over by Yannick Bolasie.

13:50

Clearance by Ashley Westwood.

9:48

The ball is crossed by Gabriel Agbonlahor.

9:48

Clearance by Mile Jedinak.

9:09

Scott Dann manages to make a clearance.

8:02

Ciaran Clark manages to make a clearance.

6:12

Ron Vlaar takes the free kick.

5:39

Yannick Bolasie concedes a free kick for a foul on Karim El Ahmadi.

3:29

Clearance by Damien Delaney.

3:27

Centre by Matthew Lowton.

0:28

A cross is delivered by Jason Puncheon.

0:14

The ball is swung over by Yannick Bolasie.

The game begins.

Match Preview

No fresh worries for Pulis Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis hopes to have a fully-fit squad to choose from when his side host Aston Villa on Saturday. Dwight Gayle returned from an ankle injury to score five goals in an under-21s fixture against Brentford on Wednesday night but the young striker is not considered ready to start. The Eagles have no other major injury concerns ahead of the contest at Selhurst Park they look to take another step closer to Barclays Premier League survival. With both teams currently on 34 points, a victory for either side could all but seal top-flight status for another year. But when it was put to him that Palace, who have six games left to play, may already be safe, Pulis said: "No chance. "I don't think so, there are more twists and turns in it and we'll be desperately keen to get as many points on the board as quickly as we can." He added: "It can change so quickly so we have to stay focused, win, lose or draw. "It's been a good couple of weeks for us but it's important we keep our feet on the ground - we recognise how important the Villa game is going to be on Saturday so we have to maintain the momentum we've built up over the past few weeks." Villa boss Paul Lambert believes Tony Pulis is in with a shout of being named manager of the season. Pulis has performed a minor miracle since taking over the helm towards the end of November, when the club were rock bottom with just seven points from 12 matches. Pulis has since steered the Eagles out of the relegation zone to a position where they are now seven points clear of the bottom three. The last two games have seen Palace spring a shock success over Chelsea and then comfortably beat relegation rivals Cardiff 3-0 in south Wales. Lambert said: "It wouldn't surprise me if Tony picked up something. "He did brilliantly when he was at Stoke, and he's doing really well now at Palace. "I get on pretty well with him, and you know what you get with Tony's sides, that it's going to be a hard game. "He's a squad of good, honest pros who have picked up a couple of good results lately that has given them a fighting chance." Lambert ahas a trio of key players available again for the game after fielding a depleted side for last Saturday's 2-1 home loss to Fulham. Striker Gabby Agbonlahor and midfielders Fabian Delph and Karim El Ahmadi should all go straight back into the starting line-up. But Villa are still reeling from the blow of losing star striker Christian Benteke for at least the next six months after he ruptured an Achilles tendon in training last week.

Formation:4411Manager: Tony Pulis

Crystal Palace

Formation: 352Manager: Paul Lambert

Aston Villa

  • Julian Speroni
  • Joel Ward
  • Scott Dann
  • Damien Delaney
  • Adrian Mariappa
  • Yannick Bolasie
  • Kagisho Dikgacoi
  • Mile Jedinak
  • Joe Ledley
  • Jason Puncheon
  • Cameron Jerome
  • SUBS
  • Jonathan Parr
  • Tom Ince
  • Dwight Gayle
  • Glenn Murray
  • Danny Gabbidon
  • Wayne Hennessey
  • Marouane Chamakh

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Match Report

Form Guide

    DLDLWW
  • Crystal Palace
  • VS
  • Aston Villa
  • LWWLLL

Last Meetings

  • Aston Villa
  • 0 - 1
  • Crystal Palace
  • 26/12/2013
  • Crystal Palace
  • 2 - 0
  • Aston Villa
  • 03/01/2005
  • Aston Villa
  • 1 - 1
  • Crystal Palace
  • 25/09/2004
  • Aston Villa
  • 3 - 1
  • Crystal Palace
  • 14/03/1998
  • Crystal Palace
  • 1 - 1
  • Aston Villa
  • 08/11/1997
  • Crystal Palace
  • 0 - 0
  • Aston Villa
  • 04/04/1995

Top Scorers

Crystal Palace

  • M Chamakh 4
  • J Puncheon 4
  • J Ledley 2
  • D Gayle 2
  • D Gabbidon 1
  • C Jerome 1
  • A Mariappa 1
  • B Bannan 1
  • S O'Keefe 1
  • T Ince 1

Aston Villa

  • C Benteke 8
  • L Bacuna 5
  • L Kozak 4
  • G Agbonlahor 3
  • F Delph 3
  • A Weimann 3
  • K El Ahmadi 2
  • A Westwood 2
  • G Holt 1
  • A Luna 1

Goals

Crystal Palace

    • Total goals 62
    • Goals per game 23
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 12 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Aston Villa

    • Total goals 74
    • Goals per game 35
  • 2 (For) 6 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 8 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 5 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 7 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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