- Deeney scores own goal
- Palace four clear of drop
- Eagles take 4 of 6 pts from Hornets
Troy Deeney‘s finish appeared clinical, it just went in the wrong goal.
Crystal Palace continued its safety push with a bit of luck, winning 1-0 over visiting Watford at Selhurst Park on Saturday.
The win moves Palace four points clear of the drop zone and into 16th place, three spots behind Walter Mazzarri‘s Hornets.
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The cagey match didn’t find its breakthrough until the 69th minute, as Deeney headed Yohan Cabaye‘s free kick inside his own near post.
Halftime sub Abdoulaye Doucouré lashed a shot that Wayne Hennessey dove to push clear of the goal in the 76th minute.
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