- Zaha, Bamford go close
- Palace still in fifth
- Swansea keep clean sheet
Crystal Palace drew 0-0 with Swansea City at Selhurst Park on Monday with Alan Pardew‘s side missing a chance to close ground on the top four.
The Eagles remain in fifth, while Swansea sit two points above the relegation zone.
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Zaha looked lively for Palace in the first half but a brutal battle played out in midfield with both teams eager to assert their dominance.
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A cross from Jason Puncheon just evaded substitute Bamford with Swansea clearing the danger.
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In the final 30 minutes Swansea finally woke up as Barrow forced Wayne Hennessey to tip the ball over and then Gylfi Sigurdsson had a dangerous cross cleared.
Sigurdsson then had his free kick well-saved by Hennessey, then Bamford struck straight at Fabianski and Zaha flashed an effort just wide of the post with Swansea holding on for a point but Palace frustrated.