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  • Date:22 Feb 2014
  • Kick-off:17:30
  • Venue:Selhurst Park
  • Attendance:24,571
  • van Persie - pen (61) Rooney (67)
Goal!

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The referee ends the match.

92:10 +2.10

Michael Carrick restarts play with the free kick.

92:03 +2.03

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Juan Mata by Mile Jedinak.

91:09 +1.09

Free kick awarded for a foul by Antonio Valencia on Jonathan Parr.

90:11 +0.11

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ryan Giggs on Joel Ward.

90:01 +0.01

Clearance made by Damien Delaney.

88:07

Joe Ledley produces a cross.

87:23

Darren Fletcher on for Marouane Fellaini.

86:53

Joel Ward challenges Chris Smalling unfairly and gives away a free kick.

86:45

The ball is sent over by Joel Ward.

84:19

Dwight Gayle comes on in place of Tom Ince.

83:35

Clearance by Marouane Fellaini.

83:23

The ball is sent over by Jonathan Parr.

81:26

Clearance made by Damien Delaney.

80:20

Nemanja Vidic manages to make a clearance.

80:10

Clearance made by Nemanja Vidic.

80:08

Tom Ince takes a shot. Rio Ferdinand gets a block in.

79:47

Ryan Giggs on for Adnan Januzaj.

79:39

Robin van Persie goes off and Antonio Valencia comes on.

78:29

Shot by Adnan Januzaj. Julian Speroni makes a block.

77:03

Yannick Bolasie has an effort at goal. David De Gea makes a block.

73:59

Marouane Chamakh goes off and Yannick Bolasie comes on.

73:16

Corner from the right by-line taken by Tom Ince.

72:31

Centre by Joel Ward.

72:18

Centre by Jonathan Parr.

71:33

Clearance made by Scott Dann.

70:01

Robin van Persie takes a shot and strikes the bar.

69:31

Header by Cameron Jerome goes to the left of the goal.

69:27

The ball is swung over by Jason Puncheon.

67:59

Wayne Rooney slots the ball right footed into the goal. Crystal Palace 0-2 Man Utd.

66:31

Patrice Evra fouled by Marouane Chamakh, the ref awards a free kick.

66:25

Cameron Jerome takes a shot. Parried by David De Gea back into danger.

65:53

Cameron Jerome replaces Glenn Murray.

65:32

Clearance made by Nemanja Vidic.

65:03

Marouane Fellaini takes a shot. Julian Speroni safely holds on.

64:10

A cross is delivered by Jason Puncheon.

62:38

Tom Ince concedes a free kick for a foul on Patrice Evra.

62:27

Rio Ferdinand manages to make a clearance.

61:29

Robin van Persie scores a penalty. Crystal Palace 0-1 Man Utd.

60:02

Marouane Chamakh gives away a Penalty for an unfair challenge on Patrice Evra.

59:53

Joel Ward manages to make a clearance.

58:31

Glenn Murray takes the chance to get an effort at goal. David De Gea catches the ball.

58:25

Scott Dann restarts play with the free kick.

58:09

Nemanja Vidic receives a caution for unsporting behaviour.

57:59

Glenn Murray fouled by Nemanja Vidic, the ref awards a free kick.

55:53

Free kick taken by Michael Carrick.

55:45

Foul by Marouane Chamakh on Marouane Fellaini, free kick awarded.

55:40

Nemanja Vidic makes a clearance.

54:51

Free kick taken by Wayne Rooney.

54:35

Adnan Januzaj fouled by Mile Jedinak, the ref awards a free kick.

53:54

Rio Ferdinand manages to make a clearance.

52:49

Joe Ledley fouled by Robin van Persie, the ref awards a free kick.

52:44

Adnan Januzaj has an effort at goal. Joel Ward gets a block in.

51:41

Free kick awarded for a foul by Mile Jedinak on Wayne Rooney.

50:37

Free kick taken by David De Gea.

49:33

Clearance by Scott Dann.

48:59

Jason Puncheon takes the chance to get an effort at goal. David De Gea makes a block.

48:18

The ball is crossed by Jason Puncheon.

47:39

Corner from the left by-line taken by Joel Ward.

46:52

Corner taken by Joel Ward from the left by-line.

45:57

Marouane Fellaini makes a clearance.

The referee starts the second half.

The match has reached half-time.

45:53 +0.53

Rio Ferdinand makes a clearance.

45:33

Glenn Murray fouled by Nemanja Vidic, the ref awards a free kick.

44:19

Unfair challenge on Michael Carrick by Mile Jedinak results in a free kick.

42:51

Marouane Fellaini has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the goal.

42:15

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Michael Carrick by Mile Jedinak.

41:39

Wayne Rooney takes a shot. Julian Speroni catches the ball.

40:24

Clearance made by Marouane Fellaini.

40:20

Julian Speroni restarts play with the free kick.

38:20

Tom Ince produces a cross.

35:50

Free kick taken by Rio Ferdinand.

35:36

Unfair challenge on Nemanja Vidic by Mile Jedinak results in a free kick.

34:46

The ball is crossed by Patrice Evra.

34:36

Shot by Wayne Rooney. Scott Dann gets a block in.

33:13

The ball is delivered by Tom Ince.

32:15

The official flags Robin van Persie offside.

30:54

Centre by Juan Mata.

29:21

Corner from the left by-line taken by Wayne Rooney.

29:01

Juan Mata takes a shot. Scott Dann gets a block in.

28:00

Corner taken by Joel Ward from the left by-line.

26:39

Foul by Nemanja Vidic on Glenn Murray, free kick awarded.

25:53

Header at goal by Nemanja Vidic goes over the bar.

25:49

The ball is sent over by Wayne Rooney.

25:41

Corner from the left by-line taken by Wayne Rooney.

24:06

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Robin van Persie by Joe Ledley.

22:42

The referee blows for offside.

22:09

Clearance made by Jason Puncheon.

20:26

The ball is sent over by Adnan Januzaj.

19:45

Scott Dann restarts play with the free kick.

19:17

Patrice Evra concedes a free kick for a foul on Tom Ince.

18:17

Marouane Fellaini takes a shot. Scott Dann gets a block in.

17:44

Rio Ferdinand restarts play with the free kick.

17:13

Free kick taken by Julian Speroni.

13:42

Chris Smalling makes a clearance.

13:39

Tom Ince crosses the ball in from the free kick.

13:02

Free kick awarded for a foul by Chris Smalling on Jason Puncheon.

12:04

Clearance made by Damien Delaney.

10:48

Adnan Januzaj sends in a cross.

10:17

Short corner worked by Wayne Rooney.

9:14

Chris Smalling delivers the ball.

7:27

Clearance by Chris Smalling.

6:48

Shot by Adnan Januzaj went wide right of the target.

5:13

Clearance made by Rio Ferdinand.

3:39

Joel Ward takes a shot. Blocked by Marouane Fellaini.

1:50

Chance falls to Glenn Murray who heads at goal. Chris Smalling gets a block in.

0:33

Clearance by Nemanja Vidic.

The match begins.

Match Preview

Pulis backing for Moyes Crystal Palace boss Tony Pulis has backed David Moyes to turn things around at Manchester United. Moyes has endured a tough start to life in charge at Old Trafford with United currently 11 points adrift of the top four. Palace, who have won their last three home matches, host United on Saturday knowing a victory could move them to within three places of the defending champions. But Pulis insists Moyes was the right man to succeed Sir Alex Ferguson and will, in time, get the Red Devils back on track. "David has had a tough start but they have some fantastic players," said Pulis. "I've watched their last three games on tape, and they could have won them all comfortably. They just haven't had the breaks, that momentum to take them forward. "Last year under Sir Alex they didn't play as well as the year before, but they got the breaks "This year they've not been able to pick up any momentum. But they have wonderful players and are a wonderful football club and we will be proud to host them. "When I was manager at Gillingham Moyesy was at Preston and we locked horns there. He'll know what we're about and he'll pick a team to win the game. "David will turn it the way he wants it. He will be given the time to turn the club around like Sir Alex did when he first got the job. It's a proper football club. "Irrespective of what the media say, he will be afforded time. They've been in this position before. But David is a top manager and a top bloke. If they stick with him, and I'm sure they will, he will be successful. "I just hope their luck doesn't change on Saturday." While a top-10 spot might be within Palace's reach this weekend, they remain very much in the relegation scrap with just eight points separating 11 teams at the bottom. And Pulis remains in no doubt about the Eagles' prime target this season. "How many points do we need? One more than the team who finish 18th," he added. "You have to go out and try to win every game, I don't think you can look any further than the next game in this league. "If you win games you have to keep your feet on the ground and if you lose games you dust yourselves down, get up and get ready for the next one. That's the way it will be from now until the end of the season. "From 10th downwards it is really competitive. You have to keep your heads and hope and pray things will drop for you." Moyes is under no illusions about the size and seriousness of the task that he faces in the coming weeks. Last week's 0-0 draw at Arsenal would have normally been seen as a creditable result, but United's current predicament means they saw it as two valuable points dropped. Time is running out for Moyes to get his team into the top four. With 12 matches left United are 11 points adrift of the Champions League places and he now wants the Red Devils to turn the heat up on their rivals - starting with Saturday evening's trip to Crystal Palace. "We have to try to get as close as we can (to the top four) and see if we can put some pressure on the teams above us," Moyes said. At the start of the season Moyes would have probably expected his team to come away from Selhurst Park with a relatively straightforward win. But United have been woefully inconsistent this season and Palace have turned a corner under new manager Tony Pulis. Pulis has dragged the Eagles out of the relegation zone and they are now two points outside the bottom three. With Palace having won their last three games, Moyes knows this is far from a banker. "Tony has worked miracles at Palace," Moyes said. "A lot of people were writing Tony off during his time at Stoke City but he hasn't half gone in there and made a few people eat their words."

Formation:4411Manager: Tony Pulis

Crystal Palace

Formation: 4231Manager: David Moyes

Man Utd

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

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Match Report

Form Guide

    DLWWLW
  • Crystal Palace
  • VS
  • Man Utd
  • WLWLDD

Last Meetings

  • Man Utd
  • 2 - 0
  • Crystal Palace
  • 14/09/2013
  • Crystal Palace
  • 0 - 0
  • Man Utd
  • 05/03/2005
  • Man Utd
  • 5 - 2
  • Crystal Palace
  • 18/12/2004
  • Crystal Palace
  • 0 - 3
  • Man Utd
  • 27/04/1998
  • Man Utd
  • 2 - 0
  • Crystal Palace
  • 04/10/1997
  • Crystal Palace
  • 1 - 1
  • Man Utd
  • 25/01/1995

Top Scorers

Crystal Palace

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

Man Utd

  • R van Persie 9
  • W Rooney 8
  • D Welbeck 8
  • A Januzaj 3
  • A Young 2
  • AL Valencia 2
  • JB Hernandez 2
  • M Carrick 1
  • P Evra 1
  • T Cleverley 1
  • C Smalling 1

Goals

Crystal Palace

    • Total goals 52
    • Goals per game 18
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 12 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Man Utd

    • Total goals 75
    • Goals per game 41
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 7 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 7 (For) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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