Category: Crystal Palace

‘Benteke has gone down far too easily’ – Former Premier League referee says Liverpool penalty decision was wrong call

Liverpool should NOT have been awarded a last-gasp penalty against Crystal Palace on Sunday, according to former Premier League referee Mark Halsey. The Reds snatched a 2-1 win at Selhurst Park in controversial fashion as Christian Benteke scored from the spot deep into injury time after Damien Delaney was deemed to have brought him down in the box. Referee Andre Marriner

Delaney takes positives

Damien Delaney has called for Crystal Palace to match their much-improved performance against Liverpool in the remainder of the season. Palace remain the only top-flight team yet to secure a Premier League victory in 2016, with their last win coming at Stoke on December 19, after the 2-1 defeat at home to Liverpool on Sunday.

‘Benteke has gone down far too easily’ – Former Premier League referee says Liverpool penalty decision was wrong call

Liverpool should NOT have been awarded a last-gasp penalty against Crystal Palace on Sunday, according to former Premier League referee Mark Halsey. The Reds snatched a 2-1 win at Selhurst Park in controversial fashion as Christian Benteke scored from the spot deep into injury time after Damien Delaney was deemed to have brought him down in the box. Referee Andre Marriner

Pardew accuses Benteke of diving

Media playback is not supported on this device Penalty decision tough to take – Alan Pardew Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew accused Christian Benteke of diving to win the penalty that gave Liverpool a 2-1 win at Selhurst Park on Sunday. Benteke went down under a challenge from Damien Delaney in injury time at the

Liverpool penalty at Crystal Palace: Klopp says it was clear but fortunate because the referee didn’t want to give it

Jurgen Klopp believes Liverpool’s late penalty at Crystal Palace was ‘clear’. Asked by talkSPORT if he believed the decision to penalise Palace’s Damien Delaney for a challenge in the box on Christian Benteke was fortunate for the Reds, Klopp was unequivocal. “No, do you think [it was]?” the German responded.  “It was fortunate because the

Alan Pardew blasts Christian Benteke for diving

Benteke’s goal was his first in nearly 12 hours. “I think he touched me, otherwise I didn’t go down,” he said. “The referee’s given a penalty and so he thinks it’s the right decision.” Palace’s loss, which same after Roberto Firmino pounced on goalkeeper Alex McCarthy’s mistake to equalise Joe Ledley’s goal, stretched the Eagles’

Pardew angry over ‘tough’ penalty award

Media playback is not supported on this device Penalty decision tough to take – Alan Pardew Manager Alan Pardew believes Crystal Palace would not have been given the penalty that secured Liverpool a 94th-minute victory at Selhurst Park. The Eagles led 1-0 against 10 men when James Milner was sent off but a Damien Delaney

Pardew angry over ‘tough’ penalty award

Media playback is not supported on this device Penalty decision tough to take – Alan Pardew Manager Alan Pardew believes Crystal Palace would not have been given the penalty that secured Liverpool a 94th-minute victory at Selhurst Park. The Eagles led 1-0 against 10 men when James Milner was sent off but a Damien Delaney