- Sakho misses sitter
- Zaha draws yellow after criticism
- Hosts with 62 percent possession, 16-6 shots edge
Crystal Palace couldn’t find a way past Martin Dubravka, and Newcastle United welcomed a fixture respite with a 0-0 draw at Selhurst Park.
The point boosts Palace 11th, with seven points, while Newcastle remains Bottom Three with a pair of points.
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The other end saw Ayoze Perez get to within 22 yards of goal unimpeded, but his rushed lash was stopped by Wayne Hennessey.
Aaron Wan-Bissaka earned Palace a 14th minute corner kick, but Newcastle handled it well.
Palace was all over Newcastle, and Mamadou Sakho missed an otherworldly chance when Townsend put a back post cross on a platter.
McArthur couldn’t react quick enough to tap Zaha’s 90th minute pass beyond Dubravka.
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