Crystal Palace beat Norwich City 1-0 at Selhurst Park on Saturday as the Eagles finally secured their first win of 2016 in the Premier League.
The game winning moment arrived in the second half as Jason Puncheon curled in the winner, but Norwich had plenty of chances to score in an end-to-end game in south London.
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Norwich started decently but all of the big chances were falling to Palace.
Dieurmerci Mbokani blocked Yohan Cabaye‘s goalbound effort amid plenty of bodies in the box as the Canaries were hanging on.
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Palace finally took the lead in the 68th minute as Puncheon cut inside and curled home into the bottom corner. 1-0.
Wilfried Zaha had a drilled shot saved by Ruddy as the game opened up late on, with Yannick Bolasie having a shot cleared off the line by Jonny Howson.
Norwich pushed for an equalizer late on with Bennett again going close, but they couldn’t find one as Alex Neil’s side lost for the first time in four games.