LiveSaturday football as it happened

Summary

  1. Chelsea two points clear after Man City draw at Everton
  2. Oscar & Costa give Blues win against Newcastle
  3. Austin scores pen against Burnley, but QPR lose
  4. WBA beat Hull, Swansea hold West Ham
  5. Liverpool beat Sunderland in early kick-off

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By Gary Rose and Marc Higginson

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Crystal Palace 2-1 Tottenham

Matt in Harold Wood: And that, ladies and gentlemen, is why Spurs will not be in the top 4 at the end of the season. No point us beating the likes of Chelsea, if we then lose to the likes of Palace.

Paul in London: All the hard work against Chelsea undone. Clearly, Spurs should have had a penalty but the damage had been done. Complacent at 1-0, sloppy at 1-1, and zero composure in the last few minutes. As always, just when you think things are coming together, Spurs shoot themselves in the foot.

Bob: Another Premier League game another poor decision from a referee. Something has got to be done about the shockingly bad level of officiating in this country.

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Crystal Palace 2-1 Tottenham

Laurie Barton: When was the last top-flight London derby with two or more scorers who were all Londoners?

John Roberts: Ref gives a dodgy penalty to Palace, then misses a blatant one for Kane. But apparently it's all Alan Pardew's doing?

Matthew Tabor: A Shakespearian script of a game. An absolute footballing tragedy that Palace won this. Non existent for 70 minutes.

"First person to text me was Mike Ashley"

Crystal Palace 2-1 Tottenham

More from Alan Pardew, speaking to BBC Sport: "To go a goal behind to a great team in great form, full credit, not just to the maverick players. Two moments I pick out, a tackle from Delaney and then a save at the end. Two moments you need from senior players."

Have you missed the kind of support you got at the end? "I have missed it in the last 18 months. I remember we won at Man Utd away last year, that was a proper team, we had Cabaye, Remy, a proper team, and I never got that since. So it was good to get back to that and the first person to text me after the game was Mike Ashley, a nice touch."

Match of the Day

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"The MOTD running order: Chelsea v Newcastle, Everton v Manchester City, Crystal Palace v Tottenham, Burnley v QPR, Leicester City v Aston Villa, West Brom v Hull, Swansea v West Ham, Sunderland v Liverpool."

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Crystal Palace 2-1 Tottenham

Former Crystal Palace midfielder Geoff Thomas on Twitter: "Dream start for Alan Pardew. Great response from the players."

Manager reaction

Crystal Palace 2-1 Tottenham

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Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew: "This team is too honest and that is a strange statement for a Premier League manager to make. We need a maverick to release ourselves, we did not do that until the second half and once we did we looked a good side and total dominated from that spell onwards.

"Hopefully a victory today will give the likes of our midfield players the ambition to go up the pitch a bit, five yards would do.

"Wilfried Zaha is a little negative about the team not giving him the ball and I left him out of the starting line up in a way to test him and see what his reaction was like and it was good, strong and he changed the game for sure."

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Crystal Palace 2-1 Tottenham

Lee Hounslow: Typical, beat Chelsea get our hopes up but when it comes to a battle with a lower team we haven't got the stomach, choked!

Martyn Jones: Well done Spurs, perfect opportunity to claim 4th spot. When the heat is on, Spurs vaporise.

Matt Cartwright: Now that's typical Tottenham. We beat the team who'll prob win the league one week then next lose to one who may get relegated.

Manager reaction

Crystal Palace 2-1 Tottenham

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Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino: "Yes [decisions were key today]. After I think 65 minutes we were in control of the game, the penalty changed it all, the energy, it changed all. The decision, maybe it wasn't a penalty and it is key in the result. From my dugout it's difficult to give my opinion but my players say he never touched the player.

"Harry Kane's [penalty shout] was the same as the penalty for Crystal Palace. Difficult to see from my position, but one against us and though we conceded another goal, maybe it's important, this decision.

"It was difficult after we conceded the goal. They showed more energy than us in the last 15 or 20 minutes. For that I'm disappointed, after we conceded, Crystal Palace were better."

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Crystal Palace 2-1 Tottenham

Ben Walker: Alan Pardew getting the support he deserves. Holmesdale stand singing his name. Good luck Newcastle finding a better manager.

Ali Hussein: Well done Mr Pardew, you deserve a lot credit for your work at Newcastle.

Nick Maund: Pardew's first season is often good, lets see if the Palace fans are still behind him after 12 months of being 'Pardewed'.

Player reaction

Crystal Palace 2-1 Tottenham

Crystal Palace forward Jason Puncheon: "The first half we stuck in there and I think you saw in the second half the performance was good.

"We didn't have many shots in the first half and there were more in the second half, as soon as I had a chance I thought I'd have a shot.

"Today's game was all about getting three points at home but the massive one comes next week at Burnley."

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Former QPR striker Bradley Allen: "If Spurs had got a second, it might have been a different story. But this result is a blow to their top four hopes."

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Crystal Palace 2-1 Tottenham

Andy in Corsham: Tottenham's run of lucky last-gasp results finally comes to an end.

Kevin in Hornchurch: The last 15 minutes summed up why Spurs never manage to secure fourth spot. Far too sloppy and lazy. Chelsea forward then Palace backwards. Just not good enough for Champions league.

Glenn in Norwich: Spurs have been robbed here by two awful refereeing decisions! The standards of officiating in the Premier League really is shocking.

Crystal Palace 2-1 Tottenham

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For Tottenham, they could have moved up to fourth place but defeat means they stay fifth, two points behind Southampton, who play Manchester United tomorrow.

Crystal Palace 2-1 Tottenham

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No more looking at the Premier League table behind your fingers Crystal Palace fans, as that win means things look a lot better now. Up to 15th and while only a point outside of the relegation zone, it puts a bit of the pressure on teams around them.

Crystal Palace 2-1 Tottenham

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Former QPR striker Bradley Allen: "In terms of passion this London derby was right up there. That's two wins on the bounce for Alan Pardew and Crystal Palace now. They were brave, resilient and showed real desire to get themselves over the line at the end. The players ran that extra yard, Pardew got his substitutions exactly right when they were tiring as well."

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Crystal Palace 2-1 Tottenham

Zavair Baakza: Crystal Palace is making a habit of playing their hearts out when mid-season they get a managerial change. What a turnaround!

Abu Ali: Apart from keeping an eye on your team.in the league, the gap between Alan Pardew and Newcastle will be fun to see!

Paul Cate: For all the stick Alan Pardew has got in his time, he's actually proving to be a very good manager.

FULL-TIME

Crystal Palace 2-1 Tottenham

That's it! Crystal Palace end Tottenham's unbeaten run at seven games and climb out of the bottom three with a come-from-behind win. Two wins out of two for Alan Pardew.

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