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Crystal Palace 1 - West Bromwich Albion 1

Selhurst Park

26/4/10 8pm

Attendance: 17,798

All Set For Final Day Showdown

Crystal Palace's fight for Championship survival will go down to the final game of the season after being held to a 1-1 draw by West Bromwich Albion.

The Eagles now travel to Sheffield Wednesday on Sunday and know that they must get at least a point to stay up.

A Steven Reid own goal had given the home side the lead on 17 minutes as he played a Simon Butterfield cross into his own net.

But the lead lasted just four minutes when Gabriel Tamas headed home to draw the visitors level.

The game wasn't without its controversy either with Palace reduced to ten men on 83 minutes.

Neil Danns was sent off for headbutt and now misses the all important trip to Hillsborough on Sunday.

West Brom were lucky not to be down to ten men themselves on 13 minutes when Simon Cox handled the ball into the goal.

It was a valiant effort from Palace and a similar performance in the Steel City should secure their Championship status.

Star Player

Julian Speroni had a fine game between the pipes for Palace and had a huge say in the 1-1 draw.




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Writer: Flying Eagle Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday April 27 2010

Time: 9:06AM

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good luck sunday lads- plenty of blades have got tickets onthe leppings lane for sunday to cheer you on!
gleadlessblade
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27/04/2010 09:40:00

pathetic blades.
charmer
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27/04/2010 10:13:00

the lengths you will go too to visit a decent ground. It is on the tv you idiot. Why don't you let palace fans have those tickets. its an impotant gane for them and has nothing to do with you.
Radon Barrier
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27/04/2010 10:55:00

 

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