Crystal Palace sink 10-man Burnley to give Oliver Glasner winning start
news.movim.eu / TheGuardian · Yesterday - 17:10
Crystal Palace stood in the darkness, staring at the horizon. Would there ever be a glimmer of light? Would black ever ease to grey? When dawn did at last arrive, it blazed suddenly into a glorious morning. There may have been a slightly unreal sense about it but it was hugely welcome after the persistent drizzle of the past few months.
The truth, though, is that Palace will face few sides who collapse quite as abjectly as Burnley did and that, for a long time, the sunshine was unconvincing. Without Eberechi Eze and Michael Olise, this simply isn’t a creative squad, but they had more than enough to overcome a limp Burnley who are now eight points from safety and surely doomed. Palace, eight points clear of the relegation zone and with two of the sides below them facing potential points deductions, should be safe.Continue reading...