Crystal Palace hand Manchester United their 1st defeat of Premier League season

first_imgCrystal Palace hand Manchester United their 1st defeat of Premier League seasonJordan Ayew and Van Aanholt scored for Crystal Palace as they stunned Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United at Old Trafford in their Premier League meeting on Saturday. advertisement Reuters ManchesterAugust 24, 2019UPDATED: August 24, 2019 21:50 IST Manchester United slumped to their 1st defeat of the new season at home on Saturday (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSVan Aanholt scored a stoppage-time goal to seal Crystal Palace’s winMarcus Rashford missed a 2nd-half penalty for UnitedPaul Pogba’s howler highlights United’s horror show at Old TraffordA stoppage-time goal by defender Patrick van Aanholt gave Crystal Palace a memorable 2-1 win at Manchester United after a toothless display by the home side in the Premier League on Saturday.Van Aanholt powered a shot past United keeper David De Gea following a howler by Paul Pogba after Daniel James scored in the 89th minute to cancel out a first-half opener by Jordan Ayew for the visitors.Ayew scored against the run of play in the 32nd minute as Palace punished United’s lack of creativity in midfield and bite up front, with Marcus Rashford missing a 70th-minute penalty for the home side.Palace were rewarded for their first foray into the United half, as Jeffrey Schlupp headed on goalkeeper Vicente Guaita’s punt upfield and Ayew steered a low shot past De Gea after taking the ball in his stride.With time running out for United, Wales winger James equalised when he curled a delightful shot into the top corner but the home side’s joy was short-lived as Palace grabbed the winner several minutes later.Pogba, who missed a penalty in Monday’s 1-1 draw at Wolverhampton Wanderers, compounded another poor performance when he gave the ball away in the danger zone and Van Aanholt pounced to beat De Gea with a low shot from 12 metres.Also Read | Andres Iniesta spoils Fernando Torres’ retirement gameAlso See:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAkshay Ramesh Nextlast_img

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