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Crystal Palace 2 - Barnsley 0

Selhurst Park

15/3/08

Attendance: 17,459

Palace too much for Tykes

Goals from Tom Soares and James Scowcroft were enough to see off cup Semi-Finalists, conquerors of Premiership top boys Liverpool and Chelsea, Barnsley.

After a dyer first half, with goalkeeper Luke Steele, pulled off a couple of superb saves but could not prevent Soares finding the target a minute into the second half.

Any hopes of a Barnsley fight back looked over when James Scowcroft netted the Eagle's second, the win puts Palace in 7th place and stands them in good shout of the play offs.

Don't get me wrong Barnsley did play well, and had several corners throughout the game, but they just couldn't put the ball in the back of the net,even from close range, Lady luck must be saving their's for their Cup Semi-Final.



TEAMS:

Crystal Palace Speroni, Lawrence, Hudson, Fonte, Hill, Soares, Watson, Derry, Scannell (Robinson 86), Scowcroft, Morrison (Kudjodji 90).


Subs Not Used: Fletcher, Hughes, Hills.


Booked: Speroni.


Goals: Soares 46, Scowcroft 83.


Barnsley Steele, Nyatanga, Foster, Souza, Kozluk, Van Homoet (Campbell-Ryce 72), Macken (Coulson 82), Howard, Togwell, Odejayi, Ferenczi (Nardiello 60).


Subs Not Used: Devaney, Leon.


Booked: Macken, Nardiello.


Ref: Iain Williamson (Berkshire).

Star Player

Played probably his best game this season, and got the Palace opener.




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Date:Saturday March 15 2008

Time: 9:17PM

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got the score right but the prediction worng had them winning well done palace
ozanne park rangers
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18/03/2008 04:00:00

thanx
Eagle1
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21/03/2008 11:48:00

Good result for you and us. That brings the Dingles back in to mud hole!
will it ever happen
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29/04/2008 16:19:00

 

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