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  • Date:03 Mar 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Selhurst Park
  • Attendance:18,559
Goal!

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93:51 +3.51

Mark Little challenges Dean Moxey unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Julian Speroni.

91:57 +1.57

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Tommy Rowe by Owen Garvan. Grant McCann delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from left channel.

89:48

Shot by Jonathan Parr from a long way out goes over the net.

89:13

Dean Moxey takes a shot. Save made by Paul Jones.

88:35

Effort from deep inside the area by Glenn Murray clears the bar.

86:34

The referee blows for offside against Glenn Murray. Indirect free kick taken by Gabriel Zakuani.

85:35

Gabriel Zakuani fouled by Chris Martin, the ref awards a free kick. Paul Jones takes the direct free kick. (Peterborough) makes a substitution, with David Ball coming on for Daniel Kearns.

81:01

Corner from the left by-line taken by Owen Garvan, Craig Alcock manages to make a clearance.

79:10

Darren Ambrose produces a right-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the bar. Dean Moxey comes on in place of Darren Ambrose.

76:45

Glenn Murray takes a shot. Save made by Paul Jones.

75:26

Mile Jedinak grabs a goal from inside the box low into the middle of the goal. Crystal Palace 1-0 Peterborough.Assist by Darren Ambrose.

74:29

Unfair challenge on Owen Garvan by Grant McCann results in a free kick. Grant McCann booked. Direct free kick taken by Darren Ambrose.

72:32

Mile Jedinak takes a shot. Save made by Paul Jones.

71:39

Corner taken right-footed by Darren Ambrose, clearance made by Daniel Kearns.

70:18

Jermaine Easter goes off and Glenn Murray comes on.

68:33

Chris Martin challenges Grant McCann unfairly and gives away a free kick. Craig Alcock restarts play with the free kick.

68:03

Foul by George Boyd on Darren Ambrose, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Julian Speroni.

66:09

Effort from the edge of the area by Tommy Rowe goes wide of the right-hand upright.

65:30

Wilfried Zaha has an effort at goal from just outside the area which goes wide of the left-hand post.

64:15

Grant McCann challenges Owen Garvan unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Owen Garvan.

63:44

Tyrone Barnett produces a header from inside the area that goes over the crossbar.

61:50

Grant McCann concedes a free kick for a foul on Chris Martin. Anthony Gardner takes the free kick.

60:04

Effort on goal by Paul McShane from outside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the bar.

58:30

Chris Martin fouled by Grant McCann, the ref awards a free kick. Patrick McCarthy restarts play with the free kick. (Peterborough) makes a substitution, with Emile Sinclair coming on for Paul Taylor.

57:44

Effort from the edge of the box by Chris Martin goes wide of the left-hand upright.

54:41

Wilfried Zaha fouled by Gabriel Zakuani, the ref awards a free kick. Gabriel Zakuani is given a yellow card. A cross is delivered by Darren Ambrose, Header from close in by Patrick McCarthy misses to the left of the target.

52:53

Foul by Tyrone Barnett on Mile Jedinak, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Owen Garvan.

51:25

Free kick awarded for a foul by Chris Martin on Grant McCann. Free kick taken by Grant McCann.

50:32

George Boyd is caught offside. Free kick taken by Julian Speroni.

44:22

George Boyd concedes a free kick for a foul on Wilfried Zaha. Owen Garvan restarts play with the free kick.

43:55

Matthew Briggs has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the left of the target.

39:57

Darren Ambrose takes a shot. Blocked by Gabriel Zakuani.

39:13

Foul by Chris Martin on Daniel Kearns, free kick awarded. Chris Martin booked for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by Grant McCann.

34:26

Darren Ambrose sends in a cross, Close range header by Patrick McCarthy goes wide of the left-hand post.

33:33

Daniel Kearns gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Wilfried Zaha. Darren Ambrose crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, Gabriel Zakuani makes a clearance.

32:13

Daniel Kearns concedes a free kick for a foul on Jermaine Easter. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Darren Ambrose. Corner taken by Darren Ambrose from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Craig Alcock.

29:18

Grant McCann takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, Tommy Rowe has a header from close in and clears the crossbar.

27:29

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Darren Ambrose from the left by-line, save by Paul Jones.

26:58

Grant McCann challenges Chris Martin unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed by Darren Ambrose, Gabriel Zakuani manages to make a clearance.

25:13

Wilfried Zaha produces a cross, Effort from deep inside the area by Darren Ambrose clears the bar.

21:21

Wilfried Zaha decides to take the corner short.

20:21

Tyrone Barnett takes a shot. Fantastic save by Julian Speroni.

19:31

George Boyd takes a shot. Comfortable save by Julian Speroni.

18:57

George Boyd fouled by Chris Martin, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Grant McCann.

17:04

Tommy Rowe produces a mishit left-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

15:43

Tommy Rowe gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Wilfried Zaha. Free kick taken by Darren Ambrose.

14:38

Unfair challenge on Mark Little by Chris Martin results in a free kick. Craig Alcock takes the free kick.

13:29

Wilfried Zaha takes a shot from deep inside the box clearing the bar.

10:11

Darren Ambrose has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the left-hand post.

6:36

Tyrone Barnett takes a shot. Julian Speroni makes a brilliant save. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Daniel Kearns, clearance by Patrick McCarthy.

5:03

Grant McCann produces a left-footed shot from outside the penalty area and misses left.

0:23

Grant McCann takes a shot and missed to the right of the goal.

Match Preview

Clyne missing for Eagles Crystal Palace will be without Nathaniel Clyne when they host Peterborough. The defender missed last Saturday's goalless draw at West Ham with a knee knock and although the problem is not serious he has been ruled out this weekend. On-loan Hull centre-half Paul McShane is set to deputise at right-back again in Clyne's absence. Left-back Dean Moxey is back in training after three months out with a knee injury but remains doubtful after an illness put his comeback on hold last week. Midfielders Jonathan Williams (broken leg) and David Wright (calf) are still building up their fitness after injury lay-offs but boss Dougie Freedman has no new worries. Glenn Murray and Sean Scannell are pushing for recalls after coming off the bench at West Ham. Peterborough have defensive problems ahead of the trip. Paul Alcock missed the 1-1 draw at Doncaster last weekend because of a hamstring injury and the full-back is unlikely to return to the squad for the game in south east London. Ryan Bennett played his final game for the club at the Keepmoat Stadium. The England Under-21 international has now linked up with Norwich after remaining on loan with Posh for the first month of his transfer to the Premier League club. Gabby Zakuani is still nursing a broken toe and the club will continue to assess the centre-half on a match-by-match basis. Striker Tyrone Barnett will be hoping for his first start after marking his Peterborough debut with the equalising goal against Doncaster.

Formation:433Manager: Dougie Freedman

Crystal Palace

Formation: 442Manager: Darren Ferguson

Peterborough

  • Julian Speroni
  • Paul McShane
  • Patrick McCarthy
  • Anthony Gardner
  • Jonathan Parr
  • Darren Ambrose
  • Owen Garvan
  • Mile Jedinak
  • Wilfried Zaha
  • Jermaine Easter
  • Chris Martin
  • SUBS
  • Lewis Price
  • Glenn Murray
  • Dean Moxey
  • Stuart O'Keefe
  • Kwesi Appiah

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Match Report

Jedinak sores for Eagles Mile Jedinak's first goal for Crystal Palace helped gave the hosts a 1-0 win over Peterborough at Selhurst Park. The Eagles were on the back foot for the majority of the first half and only two fine saves from goalkeeper Julian Speroni from Tyrone Barnett kept the scores level. But Palace were a different proposition after the interval and Australia international Jedinak took advantage of a fumble from Posh goalkeeper Paul Jones to fire home 14 minutes from time. Posh, who suffered their ninth defeat away from home this afternoon, faded badly after making a bright start and a run of just one win in eight matches has left them looking over their shoulders. Palace, by contrast, extended their unbeaten run to six matches in the npower Championship and they are now eight points behind the play-off places. Dougie Freedman made just one change to his Palace side from their goalless draw at West Ham last week, with Kagisho Dikgacoi making way for Owen Garvan in midfield. Craig Alcock returned from a hamstring injury to replace Ryan Bennett at the back in one of four changes to Posh's line-up from their 1-1 draw at Doncaster. The visitors came firing out of the traps and Tyrone Barnett's strike from just outside the area forced Speroni to tip over. Palace's goalkeeper again magnificently thwarted Barnett after the striker had cut through the defence. Despite their dominance in the early stages, Posh were nearly caught out but Darren Ambrose could only fire high and wide following good work by Wilfried Zaha. Tommy Rowe headed over the bar as Peterborough continued to make a mockery of their record away from home. Palace did start to get to grips with their challenge after Ambrose's miss and it was the winger who went closest next, with his effort from Jermaine Easter's lay-off deflected onto the upright by Gabriel Zakuani. Jedinak was then felled by a challenge in the area on the stroke of half-time but appeals for a penalty were waved away by referee Scott Mathieson. Patrick McCarthy headed wide from Ambrose's free-kick as Palace picked up where they left off after the interval. The defender should perhaps have directed his header on-target after putting himself in a good position, while Chris Martin also missed the target from the edge of the area after being teed up by the influential Zaha. Midfielder Zaha then narrowly shot wide from just outside the box after picking up Ambrose's ball, while at the other end Rowe went close with his effort from 20 yards. Palace grew in stature thereafter and Jedinak's downward header produced a fine block from Jones. But Posh's shot-stopper made a glaring error soon after as Jedinak put the hosts in front in the 76th minute. Ambrose's floated free-kick from the left was fumbled by Jones to the feet of Jedinak, who swivelled and fired into the net. The 27-year-old then put Glenn Murray through on goal but Jones did well to deny the substitute's drive. Jones also spread himself to stop Dean Moxey mere minutes after the defender had come onto the pitch to keep the deficit to just one goal. end M

Form Guide

    LDDDWD
  • Crystal Palace
  • VS
  • Peterborough
  • LLDLWD

Last Meetings

  • Peterborough
  • 2 - 1
  • Crystal Palace
  • 06/08/2011
  • Crystal Palace
  • 2 - 0
  • Peterborough
  • 30/01/2010
  • Peterborough
  • 1 - 1
  • Crystal Palace
  • 31/08/2009
  • Peterborough
  • 1 - 1
  • Crystal Palace
  • 29/03/1994
  • Crystal Palace
  • 3 - 2
  • Peterborough
  • 01/02/1994

Top Scorers

Crystal Palace

  • J Easter 4
  • G Murray 4
  • C Martin 4
  • W Zaha 4
  • S Scannell 3
  • D Ambrose 2
  • P McCarthy 2
  • KE Dikgacoi 2
  • J Parr 2

Peterborough

  • P Taylor 8
  • L Tomlin 7
  • E Sinclair 7
  • G McCann 6
  • G Boyd 5
  • L Frecklington 5
  • D Ball 3
  • T Rowe 3
  • G Zakuani 1
  • M Little 1
  • T Barnett 1

Goals

Crystal Palace

    • Total goals 63
    • Goals per game 33
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 11 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Peterborough

    • Total goals 81
    • Goals per game 51
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 10 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 6 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 9 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 7 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 13 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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