Andros Townsend stunner helps lift Crystal Palace away from danger

Crystal Palace could have been forgiven for assuming a no-frills battle but their fellow Premier League strugglers were a shadow of the spiky Sean Dyche teams we have come to expect.

Instead, Roy Hodgson’s side were the only ones to show the kind of desire and athleticism that will be required across a busy December schedule. Three points here represent a decent platform to push ahead, although they passed up a raft of chances as well as finding Joe Hart in top form.

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