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  • Date:16 Apr 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Selhurst Park
  • Attendance:17,810
  • Scannell (69)
  • Mirfin (24) Nunez (56)
Goal!

Live Commentary

99mins

Neil Danns takes a shot. Michael Nelson gets a block in.

98mins

Neil Danns has a volleyed shot. Sam Togwell gets a block in.

97mins

Foul by Bobby Grant on Dean Moxey, free kick awarded. Julian Speroni takes the free kick.

97mins

Nathaniel Clyne produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the target.

95mins

Shot from 35 yards by Neil Danns went over the net.

94mins

Ramon Nunez concedes a free kick for a foul on Neil Danns. Julian Speroni takes the free kick.

94mins

Corner taken by Pablo Counago from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Michael Nelson.

91mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Sean Scannell on Andy Hughes. The referee sends off Sean Scannell for serious foul play. Joe Murphy restarts play with the free kick.

88mins

Patrick McCarthy is ruled offside. Joe Murphy restarts play with the free kick. (Scunthorpe) makes a substitution, with Lee Miller coming on for Chris Dagnall.

86mins

Wilfried Zaha fouled by Joe Garner, the ref awards a free kick. The referee shows Joe Garner a red card for second bookable offence. Dean Moxey booked. The ball is sent over by Pablo Counago, Shot from close range by Patrick McCarthy clears the bar.

85mins

Pablo Counago takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, Sam Togwell manages to make a clearance.

83mins

Effort from just outside the area by Joe Garner goes over the bar. The referee books Neil Danns for unsporting behaviour.

82mins

Joe Garner takes a shot. Patrick McCarthy gets a block in.

80mins

Bobby Grant fouled by Sean Scannell, the ref awards a free kick. Joe Murphy takes the free kick.

79mins

Foul by Chris Dagnall on Dean Moxey, free kick awarded. Pablo Counago takes the free kick.

78mins

Bobby Grant has a drilled shot. Save by Julian Speroni.

77mins

Foul by Ramon Nunez on Wilfried Zaha, free kick awarded. Julian Speroni takes the direct free kick. The referee books Ramon Nunez for unsporting behaviour. Pablo Counago is brought on as a substitute for Kemy Agustien.

75mins

Bobby Grant replaces Mark Duffy.

74mins

Mark Duffy challenges Dean Moxey unfairly and gives away a free kick. Julian Speroni takes the direct free kick. Booking for Mark Duffy.

71mins

Unfair challenge on Ramon Nunez by Wilfried Zaha results in a free kick. Ramon Nunez produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

70mins

Sean Scannell scores a goal from inside the area low into the middle of the goal. Crystal Palace 1-2 Scunthorpe.

69mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Wilfried Zaha on Joe Garner. Mark Duffy crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, Nathaniel Clyne makes a clearance.

69mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Neil Danns by Michael Collins. Kemy Agustien takes the free kick.

67mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Michael Nelson on James Vaughan. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Kemy Agustien from left channel.

66mins

Mark Duffy has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal.

65mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Chris Dagnall. Free kick taken by Julian Speroni.

63mins

Foul by Wilfried Zaha on Marcus Williams, free kick awarded. Joe Murphy takes the free kick.

62mins

Chris Dagnall produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the area which goes wide of the left-hand post.

62mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Mirfin by James Vaughan. Joe Murphy takes the free kick.

60mins

Unfair challenge on Joe Garner by Patrick McCarthy results in a free kick. The referee cautions Patrick McCarthy for unsporting behaviour. Sean Scannell comes on in place of Darren Ambrose. Mark Duffy sends in a cross, clearance by Dean Moxey. Corner taken by Mark Duffy played to the near post, clearance by Steffen Iversen.

59mins

Unfair challenge on Ramon Nunez by Wilfried Zaha results in a free kick. Joe Murphy restarts play with the free kick.

58mins

Foul by Steffen Iversen on Sam Togwell, free kick awarded. Joe Murphy takes the free kick.

57mins

A goal is scored by Ramon Nunez from deep inside the penalty area to the top left corner of the goal. Crystal Palace 0-2 Scunthorpe.Assist on the goal came from Mark Duffy.

55mins

Foul by Joe Garner on Dean Moxey, free kick awarded. Outswinging corner taken by Darren Ambrose from the right by-line played to the near post, Darren Ambrose delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing, clearance by David Mirfin. Joe Garner manages to make a clearance.

53mins

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Darren Ambrose from the right by-line to the near post, clearance made by Marcus Williams.

52mins

Joe Garner fouled by Anthony Gardner, the ref awards a free kick. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Ramon Nunez.

49mins

Kemy Agustien has a volleyed shot and missed to the right of the goal.

48mins

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Darren Ambrose, Header from close range by Kagisho Dikgacoi clears the bar.

47mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on James Vaughan by Mark Duffy. Strike comes in from Darren Ambrose from the free kick, Joe Garner makes a clearance.

46mins

James Vaughan receives a caution for unsporting behaviour.

45mins

Darren Ambrose takes the outswinging corner, Steffen Iversen takes a shot. Save by Joe Murphy.

44mins

Joe Garner gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Dean Moxey. Dean Moxey takes the free kick.

43mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Kemy Agustien on Sam Togwell. Kagisho Dikgacoi is shown a yellow card for dissent. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Mark Duffy, Steffen Iversen makes a clearance.

40mins

Foul by Sam Togwell on Nathaniel Clyne, free kick awarded. Julian Speroni restarts play with the free kick.

39mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Andy Hughes on James Vaughan. Andy Hughes receives a yellow card. Nathaniel Clyne delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, save made by Joe Murphy.

38mins

Corner from the right by-line taken by Mark Duffy, clearance by Patrick McCarthy.

35mins

The official flags Joe Garner offside. Direct free kick taken by Julian Speroni.

32mins

Neil Danns is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. The ball is delivered by Mark Duffy, Chris Dagnall has a header from inside the six-yard box and clears the crossbar.

31mins

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Mark Duffy from the right by-line.

31mins

Effort on goal by Kagisho Dikgacoi from 25 yards. Save by Joe Murphy.

28mins

James Vaughan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Joe Murphy. Free kick taken by Joe Murphy.

28mins

Short corner taken by Mark Duffy.

24mins

Inswinging corner taken by Mark Duffy, David Mirfin finds the net with a headed goal from close in. Crystal Palace 0-1 Scunthorpe.Assist by Mark Duffy.

23mins

Joe Garner challenges Kemy Agustien unfairly and gives away a free kick. Joe Garner receives a caution. Free kick taken by Patrick McCarthy.

21mins

James Vaughan produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the left of the goal.

17mins

Joe Murphy fouled by Steffen Iversen, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Joe Murphy.

17mins

James Vaughan has an effort at goal. Blocked by David Mirfin.

13mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Patrick McCarthy by Joe Garner. Direct free kick taken by Julian Speroni.

10mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nathaniel Clyne by Michael Nelson. Darren Ambrose delivers the ball, James Vaughan has a headed effort from close in and clears the bar.

9mins

Effort on goal by Joe Garner from 20 yards. Anthony Gardner gets a block in.

6mins

Effort on goal by Darren Ambrose from just inside the area clears the bar.

5mins

Dean Moxey handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Mark Duffy crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance made by Anthony Gardner.

4mins

James Vaughan has a drilled shot. Save by Joe Murphy. Corner from the right by-line taken by Darren Ambrose, David Mirfin fouled by James Vaughan, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Joe Murphy.

3mins

Joe Garner fouled by Kagisho Dikgacoi, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed by Ramon Nunez.

1mins

Shot by Ramon Nunez. Save by Julian Speroni. Corner from the left by-line taken by Ramon Nunez, clearance made by Anthony Gardner. Corner taken by Mark Duffy from the left by-line, Patrick McCarthy manages to make a clearance.

Match Preview

Eagles boosted by Zaha availability Wilfried Zaha will be available for Crystal Palace when they host fellow strugglers Scunthorpe. The young winger was shown his second red card of the season at the end of the 1-1 draw at Leicester on Tuesday night and was due to start a four-match ban. But the Eagles appealed against the decision and it was overturned by the FA on Thursday afternoon. Boss Dougie Freedman sprang a surprise at the Walkers Stadium by resting midfielder Darren Ambrose and striker James Vaughan from his starting line-up and they could return. David Wright is on the mend after a calf injury and will be checked over but fellow midfielder Alex Marrow is expected to miss out again with an ankle problem. Forward Jermaine Easter will be added to the bench if he can shake off a thigh knock. Scunthorpe boss Alan Knill could be without midfielder Michael O'Connor. The Northern Ireland international was substituted at half-time during Tuesday's 2-0 home defeat to Reading after feeling his thigh tighten up. He did not train on Thursday and will be assessed closer to kick-off as the Iron bid to bounce back from the setback against the Royals. Striker Joe Garner suffered a blow to the head against Brian McDermott's side but Knill expects him to be available to face Palace, who lie six points and one place above Scunthorpe. Winger Garry Thompson has been ruled out for the rest of the season after undergoing groin surgery and defender Cliff Byrne remains sidelined with a calf injury.

Formation:442Manager: Dougie Freedman

Crystal Palace

Formation: 442Manager: Alan Knill

Scunthorpe

  • Julian Speroni
  • Nathaniel Clyne
  • Patrick McCarthy
  • Anthony Gardner
  • Dean Moxey
  • Neil Danns
  • Kemy Agustien
  • Kagisho Dikgacoi
  • Darren Ambrose
  • Steffen Iversen
  • James Vaughan
  • SUBS
  • Lewis Price
  • Claude Davis
  • Owen Garvan
  • Sean Scannell
  • Wilfried Zaha
  • Jermaine Easter
  • Pablo Counago

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Match Report

Iron strike in survival race Scunthorpe threw themselves a relegation lifeline and dragged Crystal Palace right back into trouble at the foot of the npower Championship with a 2-1 win. Goals in each half from David Mirfin and Ramon Nunez settled a real six-pointer at Selhurst Park as United closed the gap on the fourth-bottom Eagles to just three. Palace had not lost at home since October, some 18 matches ago, while the Iron were on the verge of a club record 10th straight defeat on the road. So the form book was well and truly ripped to pieces when centre-half Mirfin popped up with his third goal of the season and Honduran Nunez hit his first in English football. Sean Scannell pulled one back for Palace but Dougie Freedman's side, who would have been nine points clear of the drop zone with a victory, now face a nervous end to the season. Iron boss Alan Knill vowed to go on the attack for what he admitted was a must-win game and he was as good as his word, his side going close to opening the scoring with just 10 seconds on the clock. Nunez let fly from 25 yards with a dipping, curling effort which Palace keeper Julian Speroni finger-tipped over his crossbar. Iron keeper Joe Murphy was also in the action early on with a fine diving save to deny James Vaughan, before Darren Ambrose blazed a decent opportunity over the top. Vaughan squandered an even better chance when he controlled Neil Danns' pass and got in between two defenders only to screw his shot wide. And Palace were made to pay in the 25th minute when Mark Duffy swung in a corner and Mirfin got ahead of Paddy McCarthy at the far post to nod the ball past Speroni and into the net. After the break Ambrose forced another fine save from Murphy with a free-kick - but moments later Palace were stunned when Nunez grabbed the second. Another Duffy cross was only half-cleared and fell to the feet of the Leeds loanee, who controlled the ball with his first touch and volleyed it high into the net with his second. Substitute Scannell pulled one back when he got in behind the United defence and rolled the ball past Murphy. Desperate Palace ended the game with five attackers on the pitch and Vaughan was only denied an equaliser by some last-ditch defending in the six-yard box. Both sides finished with 10 men, Joe Garner shown a second yellow card for a foul on Wilfried Zaha and Scannell following him for lunging at Andy Hughes as the pressure of the relegation battle began to show.

Form Guide

    WLDWLD
  • Crystal Palace
  • VS
  • Scunthorpe
  • LLLLWL

Last Meetings

  • Scunthorpe
  • 3 - 0
  • Crystal Palace
  • 28/08/2010
  • Scunthorpe
  • 1 - 2
  • Crystal Palace
  • 06/02/2010
  • Crystal Palace
  • 0 - 4
  • Scunthorpe
  • 12/09/2009
  • Crystal Palace
  • 2 - 0
  • Scunthorpe
  • 12/04/2008
  • Scunthorpe
  • 0 - 0
  • Crystal Palace
  • 03/11/2007

Top Scorers

Crystal Palace

  • J Vaughan 7
  • N Danns 5
  • D Ambrose 5
  • O Garvan 3
  • S Iversen 2
  • PG Counago 2
  • A Gardner 1
  • J Easter 1
  • P McCarthy 1
  • D Moxey 1
  • A Dorman 1
  • KE Dikgacoi 1
  • S Scannell 1
  • K Cadogan 1
  • W Zaha 1

Scunthorpe

  • C Dagnall 5
  • M O'Connor 4
  • J Garner 4
  • C Byrne 2
  • D Mirfin 2
  • G Thompson 1
  • L Miller 1
  • M Collins 1
  • M Duffy 1

Goals

Crystal Palace

    • Total goals 104
    • Goals per game 41
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 6 (For) 8 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 9 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 7 (For) 8 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 5 (For) 9 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 8 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 10 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Scunthorpe

    • Total goals 100
    • Goals per game 37
  • 2 (For) 12 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 9 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 6 (For) 8 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 7 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 6 (For) 11 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 14 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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