English Premiership

Palace closer to survival after Newcastle win

2019-04-06 19:30
Luka Milivojevic (Getty Images)

Newcastle - Luka Milivojevic sent Crystal Palace to the brink of English Premier League safety by securing a 1-0 victory at Newcastle on Saturday.

Palace's breakthrough came in the 81st minute when DeAndre Yedlin's clumsy challenge on Wilfried Zaha handed Milivojevic the chance to score from the penalty spot.

Salomon Rondon had earlier wasted a series of opportunities to put Newcastle ahead in front of a crowd of 51 926.

While Palace moved 11 points clear of the danger with five matches remaining.

Newcastle are seven points clear of the relegation zone.

 

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