Crystal Palace host a Manchester United side chasing Champions League qualification when they meet for Premier League action at Selhurst Park on Thursday night. The Eagles are 14th in the table and have avoided relegation from the top flight of English football with three rounds to play.
CRYSTAL PALACE TEAM NEWS
Team to play Man Utd: Guaita, Ward, Van Aanholt, Dann, Sakho, McArthur, McCarthy, Milivojevic, Townsend, Zaha, Ayew
Subs: Hennessey, Meyer, Kouyate, Schulpp, Kelly, Woods, Mitchell, Pierrick, Riedewald
MAN UTD TEAM NEWS
Team to play Crystal Palace: De Gea, Fosu-Mensah, Lindelof, Maguire, Wan Bissaka, McTominay, Pogba, Fernandes, Greenwood, Martial, Rashford
Subs: Romero, Bailly, Mata, Matic, Lingard, Fred, Dalot, James, Ighalo
HERE WE GO! The referee blows his whistle and the players take a knee. His second starts the game.
Townsend brushes Fosu-Mensah aside and launches a ball to the back then post Van Aanholt smashes one at goal but Maguire blocks it away.
Maguire flies in to meet it with a thumping header -However, this one thunders over the crossbar.
Dann stays up following a free-kick and knocks down a long ball that Maguire lets slip through his legs.
Fernandes runs in behind Van Aanholt but the ball rolls out of play.
Time for drinks.
McArthur gets down the left and drifts a hopeful ball into the middle which is won by Zaha but he can’t generate any power and it Loops over the crossbar.
Maguire goes up and heads the back of Ayew’s head, And looks a little shaken. The medics are on to check he’s not concussed but he’s up and about now.
Rashford sparks this counter but his cross is deflected away from Martial by a sliding in Dann.
Van Aanholt supports the attack down the left and He can only prod the ball to Ayew who smacks an effort that is straight at De Gea .
Four minutes added on..
45 +2 min
GOAL! CRYSTAL PALACE 0-1 MAN UTD (Rashford, 45+2)
WE ARE BACK!
Palace are being encouraged to press United without the ball.
GOAL! CRYSTAL PALACE 1-1 MAN UTD (Ayew, 55) Ayew was lurking at the back post and on first viewing it looked like Wan-Bissaka was playing him on but the lines suggested otherwise. Inches off.
SUBS! Lingard and Matic are on. McTominay and Greenwood replaced.
Time for some drinks
SUB! Schlupp is on for McArthur.
GOAL! CRYSTAL PALACE 0-2 MAN UTD (Martial, 78)
James McCarthy and the injured Van Aanholt is replaced by Jaïro Riedewald and the youngster Tyrick Mitchell.
11 minutes of stoppages.
90 + 11 min
CRYSTAL PALACE 0-2 MAN UTD Goals from Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial have given them all three points at Selhurst Park. CRYSTAL PALACE 0-2 MAN UTD