English Premiership

Palace out of EPL relegation zone

2017-12-13 06:46
Roy Hodgson (Twitter)

London - Crystal Palace scored two goals from the 89th minute to beat 10-man Watford 2-1 and climb out of the English Premier League relegation zone for the first time this season on Tuesday.

In a dramatic finale at Selhurst Park, Watford midfielder Tom Cleverley was sent off in the 87th for a second yellow card and conceded an equalizer to Bakary Sako in the 89th. 

James McArthur then grabbed the winning goal in the second minute of injury time from a cross by Wilfried Zaha. 

Watford took the lead in the third minute after right back Daryl Janmaat finished a cross from Richarlison, the Brazilian winger who went off injured before Cleverley's sending-off. 

Palace moved to fourth from bottom, continuing its recovery under Roy Hodgson after he took over from the fired Frank De Boer just four games into the season.

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