UK time is: 00:43:21
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Positives Despite Defeat For Pulis

Manager Tony Pulis has said there are positives he can take from the game against Manchester United today, even though we ultimately lost.

Speaking to Crystal Palace FC following the game, the gaffer admitted that he felt United had the chances to go ahead in the first half, so he was delighted to see us keep the score at nil nil for so long and be in the game ourselves with opportunities.

'They've not had many chances though, he keeper's not made any saves. But giving them the penalty obviously gave them a lift. I thought it was a penalty - Cham's come across him.'

Pulis goes on to say that he's worked really hard for us in games, but today wasn't his day and he didn't feel he played that well, but the penalty was just a bad decision and one of those things that happen unfortunately.

'Up until that point we knew the longer the game went on, the more opportunities we would get because United would press onto us. Their second goal we could have done better with as well.'

There was of course a penalty shout that could've gone our way before they opened the scoring where Mata caught Chamakh in the penalty box, and if that had've been given we could've been looking at a different game but the break went for them and not us, and that's the way it goes usually. Not that Pulis was a blunt as that, he just pointed out there's no point in moaning about the referee because the game has gone now, and our focus has to be on the next match and making sure that points for us don't hinge on the referee making a correct decision.

Vital Crystal Palace on: facebook

Vital Crystal Palace on: twitter

Join The Vital Debate




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Eddy Eagle Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday February 22 2014

Time: 9:13PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Crystal Palace Articles

Palace Now Confirm McArthur (Monday September 1 2014)

Palace Confirm Fryers Signing (Monday September 1 2014)

Palace Agree McArthur Fee (Monday September 1 2014)

Fryers Fee Agreed? (Monday September 1 2014)

Transfer Deadline Day Live Blog (Monday September 1 2014)

Newcastle United 3-3 Palace (Sunday August 31 2014)

Zaha Delighted With Debut Goal (Saturday August 30 2014)

Stats: Newcastle v Crystal Palace (Saturday August 30 2014)

Archived Crystal Palace Articles

List All Vital Palace Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Man Utd 3 0 2 1 -1 2
15. Leicester City 3 0 2 1 -2 2
16. Newcastle 3 0 2 1 -2 2
17. Everton 3 0 2 1 -3 2
18. WBA 3 0 2 1 -3 2
19. Crystal Palace 3 0 1 2 -3 1
20. Burnley 3 0 1 2 -3 1

Breaking League News

Ben Arfa Deal Exposes Open Wounds
Newcastle : 03/09/2014 00:41:00
NUFC Needs To Die To Rise Again
Newcastle : 03/09/2014 00:04:00
Match Analysis: Swansea City 3-0 West Brom
Swansea : 02/09/2014 23:10:00
Odemwingie requires surgery
Stoke : 02/09/2014 20:07:00
Liverpool: Reds Rejected Borini Offers
Liverpool : 02/09/2014 19:09:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Newcastle MotM
Suggested By:  Eddy
Speroni 0%
Mariappa 0%
Kelly 0%
Jedinak 0%
Dann 10%
Delaney 0%
Puncheon 0%
Ward 0%
Gayle 60%
Chamakh 20%
Bolasie 0%
Sub - Campbell 0%
Sub - Zaha 10%
Sub - Murray 0%