One of the many London Derby completed the 32nd round of the English Premier League.
Arsenal to return for a fifth place had on the road to beat the “crystal Palace”, which is only six points off the relegation zone. Arsene Wenger had never lost to the club from Croydon, but that night Sam ward Allardyce managed to rewrite a bad history of relations with the Gunners.
Total ball control with a minimum of aggression – such a game “crystal Palace”, newly on the road to beat Chelsea, it will not break. The owners confidently defended their goal, and the possession, Arsenal played much more productive.
In the first half Townsend started the rout after the break, Cabaye and Milivojevic every five minutes, covered all the issues. Arsenal moved away from the zone of the Champions League and brought the resignation of Wenger.
Crystal Palace — Arsenal 3:0
Goals: Townsend, 17, Cabaye, 63, Milivojevic, 68 (penalty)
Crystal Palace: Hennessey, Ward, Kelly, Sako, Shlup — Milivojevic (Flamini, 82), Cabaye (MacArthur, 74) — Zaha (Delaney, 88), Pancon, Townsend, Benteke
Arsenal: Martinez, Bellerin, Mustafi, Gabriel, Montreal — Xhaka, Alani (Ramsey, 59) — Walcott (Oxlade-Chamberlain 70), Ozil, Welbeck (Giroud, 60) Sanchez
23 – Lukaku (Everton)
19 – Kane (Tottenham)
18 – Sanchez (Arsenal)
17 – Costa (Chelsea)
17 – Ibrahimovic (Manchester United)
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