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Corner from the left by-line taken by Robert Koren, clearance by Owen Garvan.
Neil Danns takes a shot. Blocked by Andy Dawson. Effort from the edge of the area by Pablo Counago goes wide of the right-hand post.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Robert Koren, Shot from close range by Cameron Stewart misses to the right of the target.
The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Julian Speroni.
Foul by Jay Simpson on Patrick McCarthy, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Patrick McCarthy.
Jonathan Obika is brought on as a substitute for Wilfried Zaha. Centre by Neil Danns, Ian Ashbee makes a clearance. Centre by Neil Danns.
Pablo Counago challenges Ian Ashbee unfairly and gives away a free kick. Vito Mannone takes the direct free kick.
Shot from just outside the box by Neil Danns misses to the right of the goal.
Neil Danns concedes a free kick for a foul on Cameron Stewart. Liam Rosenior takes the free kick.
Neil Danns fouled by Jay Simpson, the ref awards a free kick. David Wright takes the free kick.
Jay Simpson challenges Claude Davis unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Patrick McCarthy.
(Hull) makes a substitution, with Kevin Kilbane coming on for Nick Barmby.
Owen Garvan takes the outswinging corner, clearance made by Liam Rosenior.
Alassane N'Diaye takes a shot. Save by Vito Mannone. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Owen Garvan from the right by-line to the near post, Nick Barmby makes a clearance.
Effort from inside the area by Pablo Counago misses to the right of the goal.
The referee blows for offside. Vito Mannone restarts play with the free kick.
The ball is crossed by Owen Garvan, save made by Vito Mannone.
Wilfried Zaha takes a shot. Blocked by Kamil Zayatte.
Alassane N'Diaye takes a shot from inside the six-yard box clearing the crossbar.
Effort from the edge of the area by Pablo Counago goes wide of the right-hand post.
Shot from outside the penalty box by Alassane N'Diaye goes wide right of the goal.
Corner taken left-footed by Owen Garvan from the right by-line, Ian Ashbee manages to make a clearance.
David Wright crosses the ball, Paul McShane manages to make a clearance.
The referee blows for offside against Wilfried Zaha. Vito Mannone takes the free kick.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Jay Simpson. Free kick taken by David Wright.
James Vaughan goes off and Sean Scannell comes on.
Jay Simpson takes a shot. Save made by Julian Speroni.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Neil Danns by Cameron Stewart. Shot comes in from James Vaughan from the free kick.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Owen Garvan, clearance by Nick Barmby.
Pablo Counago takes a shot. Kamil Zayatte gets a block in.
Shot by James Vaughan from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Owen Garvan. Vito Mannone takes the free kick.
James Vaughan fouled by Paul McShane, the ref awards a free kick. Owen Garvan takes the free kick.
Andy Dawson goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Claude Davis fouled by Andy Dawson, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Julian Speroni.
Paul McShane is brought on as a substitute for Anthony Gerrard.
Kamil Zayatte gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on James Vaughan. Claude Davis takes the direct free kick.
Ian Ashbee gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Neil Danns. Free kick taken by Owen Garvan.
Richard Garcia goes off and Jay Simpson comes on.
Pablo Counago takes a shot. Vito Mannone makes a comfortable save.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Alassane N'Diaye on Vito Mannone. Vito Mannone takes the free kick.
Effort on goal by Wilfried Zaha from outside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.
Cameron Stewart delivers the ball.
Corner taken by Andy Dawson from the right by-line played to the near post, Claude Davis makes a clearance.
Corner taken by Robert Koren from the left by-line played to the near post, Anthony Gerrard gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Wright. Julian Speroni takes the direct free kick. Corner taken left-footed by Owen Garvan from the right by-line, Vito Mannone makes a save.
Wilfried Zaha concedes a free kick for a foul on Andy Dawson. Direct free kick taken by Vito Mannone.
Booking for Robert Koren. Handball decision goes against Robert Koren. Owen Garvan restarts play with the free kick.
Robert Koren takes a shot. Alassane N'Diaye gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Andy Dawson from the right by-line.
Short corner worked by Robert Koren, The ball is delivered by Andy Dawson, clearance made by Alassane N'Diaye.
The referee blows for offside against Richard Garcia. Direct free kick taken by Owen Garvan. Free kick awarded for a foul by James Harper on Neil Danns. Owen Garvan restarts play with the free kick.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Robert Koren played to the near post. Corner taken right-footed by Robert Koren, clearance by Claude Davis.
Claude Davis challenges Richard Garcia unfairly and gives away a free kick. Robert Koren takes the direct free kick, Cameron Stewart delivers the ball, Julian Speroni makes a save.
Foul by Richard Garcia on Patrick McCarthy, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Julian Speroni.
Richard Garcia takes a shot. Julian Speroni makes a save.
Unfair challenge on Alassane N'Diaye by Cameron Stewart results in a free kick. Julian Speroni takes the free kick.
The second half begins.
The game is over, as the referee blows his whistle.
The ref blows to signal half-time.
The game gets underway.
Eagles wait on Ambrose
Crystal Palace are hoping Darren Ambrose can shake off his latest injury in time to face Hull.
The midfielder, who has already missed a large chunk of the season with a knee problem, is now struggling with the dead leg he suffered at Leeds last weekend.
The Eagles are able to welcome back Owen Garvan after a two-match suspension but fellow midfielder Alex Marrow looks set to miss out with the ankle injury which sidelined him at Elland Road.
Boss George Burley also has problems in defence with captain Paddy McCarthy still doubtful with a groin injury and Hull loanee Anthony Gardner not allowed to play against his parent club.
Adam Barrett will be recalled if McCarthy is ruled out for a third match.
Hull manager Nigel Pearson is set to welcome back captain Ian Ashbee for the trip.
Ashbee was rated touch and go for the game against QPR last week but the postponement allowed him more time to recover from an Achilles injury he suffered in the 2-2 draw with Middlesbrough, and he is expected to be included in the Tigers squad.
Pearson was hopeful Daniel Ayala would return after the on-loan Liverpool defender missed the last two games with a hamstring injury but the game looks to have come a week too early.
Paul McShane and Jay Simpson are both pushing for starting places while Craig Fagan (hip), Caleb Folan and Jimmy Bullard (both knee) are all unavailable.
Tigers frustrate Palace
Crystal Palace missed the chance to climb out of the bottom three of the npower Championship after Hull escaped with a point from a goalless draw at Selhurst Park.
The Eagles, who had won their last three home games to boost their hopes of beating the drop, were by far the more adventurous side.
But they fluffed their lines in front of goal with James Vaughan and Pablo Counago squandering chances to put them ahead.
Hull offered little in response, although they will be satisfied at stretching their unbeaten run on the road to six games.
Their cause was not helped by injuries to Richard Garcia and Anthony Gerrard, who both had to be replaced during a pedestrian first half.
Palace's first shot on target did not materialise until the 33rd minute when Counago's curler was saved by Vito Mannone
But the Eagles finished the opening period well on top and Vaughan, playing the final game of his three-month loan spell from Everton, should have put them ahead in the 41st minute.
Counago robbed Paul McShane on the halfway line and charged forward before sliding the ball into Vaughan, but the young striker scuffed his shot horribly wide.
Two minutes later, Neil Danns wriggled into the area and teed up Counago, but his goalbound shot from six yards out was bravely blocked by Kamil Zayatte.
And in first-half stoppage time, Danns was felled on the edge of the area and Vaughan curled the free-kick just over the crossbar.
Vaughan limped out of the action shortly after the restart but Palace continued to press and midfielder Alassane N'Diaye was just a few inches away from breaking the deadlock with a curling shot from 20 yards.
Counago prodded a decent opportunity wide and N'Diaye blasted over from the angle when a cross looked by far the better option.
A strong burst forward from right-back Nathanial Clyne had City back-pedalling furiously and his ball set up N'Diaye again, but Mannone beat the Frenchman's shot away.
Palace hearts were in their mouths as the final whistle approached when Hull won a corner which was floated in by Robert Koren and just missed the head of Kevin Kilbane in front of goal.
But there was still time for the Eagles to press for a winner, and in the final minute Danns was denied by another last-ditch block from Andy Dawson and Counago blasted the rebound over the crossbar.
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