Crystal Palace fight back to draw relegation tussle with Newcastle
Luka Milivojevic’s second-half penalty secured some extent for Crystal Palace as they recovered from a aim down to earn a 1-1 draw at residence to fellow strugglers Newcastle United on Sunday.
Mohamed Diame gave Newcastle the lead from a nook halfway by the primary half when he slotted the ball in on the far publish after Ayoze Perez’s cross from the suitable had gone by a packed goalmouth.
Palace equalised 10 minutes into the second half after they have been awarded a penalty for Ciaran Clark’s foul on Christian Benteke and Milivojevic transformed regardless of Karl Darlow getting a hand to the ball.
Newcastle might need been two objectives up at halftime however Palace goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey made two good saves in fast succession, blocking Brazilian winger Kenedy’s shot with his chest then diving to his left to palm away Perez’s effort from the rebound.
Palace, who got here shut to a winner a number of instances in a frantic remaining half hour, climbed to 14th on 27 factors, three away from the relegation zone and two forward of Newcastle in 16th.