- Ayew scores controversial winner
- Third win in five for Palace
- Milivojevic scores stoppage time penalty
- One win in four for Wolves
Roy Hodgson‘s side looked the more dangerous throughout and their opener finally arrived as Ayew, who seemed to have strayed just offside, controlled and finished calmly late on. In stoppage time Milivojevic then scored a penalty kick to seal the victory.
With the win Palace are in 14th place on 22 points and six points above the relegation zone, while Wolves slip to ninth on 29 points.
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Palace dominated early proceedings as Andros Townsend stole the ball in a dangerous position, then fed Milivojevic who had a shot tipped over by Rui Patricio.
From the resulting corner James Tomkins went close with a header as the away side looked very comfortable.
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Townsend then dribbled past several Wolves players and fired over, as Wolves barely got going in the first half but they did have the best chance to score. A corner from the left found Willy Boly completely unmarked but he didn’t get enough on his header and then Matt Doherty nodded over.
However, Palace then had a great chance to take the lead as a ball to the back post found Mamadou Sakho unmarked but he somehow completely missed the ball as he had a free header on goal.
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In the second half Wolves looked more likely to score with a few chances, but Palace were comfortable enough to sit back and try and hit the hosts on the counter.
Wolves were trying to do the same but Palace looked more dangerous on the counter and eventually they scored.
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Milivojevic stepped up and slammed home the penalty to make it 2-0 and seal the win for Palace.