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90' + 5'
R. Lukaku
Yellow Card
A. Young
P. Pogba
1 - 3
J. Ward
J. Schlupp
1 - 2
R. Lukaku
V. Lindelöf
0 - 2
R. Lukaku
L. Shaw
0 - 1

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45% 54%
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 2 4
Total Passes 374 468
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Palace remain in 14th position but they are now just five points above the final relegation spot after Southampton beat Fulham. Next up for the Eagles is a trip to Burnley on Saturday. Meanwhile United stay in fifth spot, one point behind Arsenal after the Gunners also won and United will welcome Southampton to Old Trafford at the weekend.
United extend their unbeaten run in the Premier League under Solskjaer, after a 3-1 victory over Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park. The visitors led 1-0 at the break after Lukaku slotted the ball into the bottom corner from the edge of the area. The striker doubled their lead shortly after the break, with a fine finish from close range after using his strength to beat Schlupp. Palace pulled a goal back through Ward and it looked like the hosts might be able to complete the comeback and get another goal, but Young scored late on to wrap up the victory.
90' + 6' Goal ruled out! Palace have the ball in the back of the net, but Ward poked the ball out of the hands of De Gea and a free-kick is awarded as the United keeper already had control after gathering a free-kick.
R. Lukaku
Yellow Card
90' + 5' Lukaku is booked after he trips Zaha as the Palace winger breaks forward on the counter.
90' + 3' Palace have a corner, can they make it 3-2 in added time? Smalling manages to clear the ball ahead of Benteke, however Palace keep coming, they haven't given up.
W. Zaha
Yellow Card
90' + 1' Zaha is shown a yellow card late on after his poor challenge on McTominay from behind.
90' There will be a minimum of five minutes added time played.
J. Garner
90' United make their final substitution and it's a debut for 17-year-old Garner, he comes on to replace Fred.
89' All the noise is coming from the away supporters now, they sense that they've clinched all three points as their team dominate possession and comfortably see the game out.
87' It looks like United have wrapped up the victory now, the tempo has dropped from Palace and it's hard to see them scoring two goals so late in the game.
85' United have won their last seven away matches in all competitions, their best such run since April 2002 (also seven in a row); the last Premier League side to win eight away games in a row were Man City in November 2017 (11 consecutive wins).
P. Pogba
83' Pogba spotted Young making the overlap and played a good through ball to the right-back, who still had to produce a good finish to beat the Palace keeper.
A. Young
83' GOOOOAAALLL! United have their third goal, it's 3-1 and that's surely the victory wrapped up! Lukaku and Pogba link up well in the middle, just outside the box and Young gets forward on the overlap, Pogba plays him through on goal and the skipper fires the ball underneath the goalkeeper and the Palace defenders on the line, into the back of the net.
C. Kouyaté
P. van Aanholt
83' Third and final Palace substitution, with Aanholt replacec by Kouyate.
L. Shaw
Yellow Card
81' Shaw is the latest player to be shown a yellow card, after he trips Townsend.
80' The game is really open now, with Palace pushing players forward and United breaking forward on the counter-attack. The hosts look dangerous, Townsend just broke forward and whipped a cross into the box but Schlupp stumbled at the wrong moment, mistiming his shot.
C. Benteke
M. Batshuayi
78' Another Palace change now and it's a straight swap up front, with Batshuayi replaced by Benteke.
E. Bailly
Diogo Dalot
77' The other change is a defensive one, with Dalot coming off and he has been replaced by Bailly.
M. Rashford
A. Sánchez
77' United make a double substitution, the first change sees Sanchez come off and he has been replaced by Rashford.
75' Good save! United now with a free-kick opportunity, which Pogba takes and forces Guaita into making a strong save down to his left.
74' Not too far away! Milivojevic gets the ball around the wall, but he doesn't have quite enough curl on it and it flies just wide of the United goal.
73' Free-kick to Palace in an excellent position! It comes from a terrible kick out by De Gea, straight to a Palace player deep inside the United half. Townsend runs at goal and is blocked by Shaw. Good shooting position around 25 yards out.
71' Palace have responded well since going 2-1 down, they've pushed more players forward and now they look the more likely side to score the next goal.
A. Sánchez
Yellow Card
69' Sanchez is booked after a deliberate handball, along with protests regarding an earlier challenge which he believes should've been a free-kick, but nothing was given.
68' The game is very open now, it's end to end as both teams push forward in search of another goal. There's still plenty of time left for Palace to score another and complete the comeback.
J. Schlupp
66' Schlupp took the ball off the toes of Townsend, driving into the box and picking out Ward perfectly at the far post, who Sanchez had failed to pick up.
J. Ward
66' GOOOOAAALLL! Palace pull a goal back, it's 2-1! It's poor defending by United, they fail to deal with a ball into the box and Townsend works it out wide to Schlupp who drives forward and whips a great ball towards the far post, which Ward dives in to meet and he powers his header into the back of the net.
65' Against Liverpool, De Gea became only the second Manchester United goalkeeper to keep 100 Premier League clean sheets, after Peter Schmeichel (112).
63' De Gea is down injured after colliding with the post, as Tomkins looping header flew towards the far corner of the net. The United keeper had to make sure and in doing so he picked up a knock. The medical staff are on the pitch, but it looks he is going to be fine to continue for now.
M. Meyer
J. McArthur
61' Here is the first Palace change of the game, with McArthur the man coming off and he has been replaced by Meyer.
60' There is movement on the Palace bench, it looks like they might be about to make their first substitution of the game. They need to make some changes if they are to get anything out of the game, with United comfortable at the moment.
58' Good save! De Gea is called into action for the first time after Zaha manages to beat Young down the right, he then tries to pull the ball across goal to a teammate but it ends up almost sneaking into the goal at the near post. However, the United keeper was alert and diverts the ball out for a corner.
56' Zaha has struggled to get involved in the game so far tonight, the winger hasn't seen much of the ball and is yet to cause the United defence any problems.
54' United look pretty comfortable at the moment, they can afford to sit back now and try to see the game out, as Palace are yet to offer an attacking threat in the second half.
V. Lindelöf
52' Lindelof managed to keep the ball alive, spotting Lukaku unmarked at the far post and the centre-back did well to head it across to the striker.
R. Lukaku
52' GOOOOAAALLL! Lukaku gets his second goal of the game and makes it 2-0! Another opening from a set piece that Palace have failed to deal with. The corner is initially cleared, but it comes straight back in, with Lindelof flicking the ball onto Lukaku at the far post, who uses his strength to ease Schlupp out of the way and then loop the ball over the Palace keeper and into the top corner.
51' Palace are pressing high up and pitch and not allowing United time and space to play out from the back, as they like to do. However, it's the visitors who look more dangerous in front of goal and likely to score the next goal.
49' United have won their last two Premier League matches in London, beating Spurs and Fulham; they haven’t won three consecutive league trips to the capital since November 2014.
47' Decent chance! Dalot with a lovely cross into the box after a getting forward down the right wing, he plays it straight to Pogba, but the midfielder powers his header over the crossbar. He should be at least getting it on target from there.
46' The second half is underway!
Palace improved as the half went on, using their pace to good effect and they look dangerous on the counter-attack, but De Gea is yet to make a save as they've struggled to create goalscoring chances in the final third.
United lead 1-0 at the break, after Lukaku broke the deadlock with his ninth goal of the season. Both teams went close early on, with Lukaku and Townsend firing the ball over the crossbar from close range, but it was United who started the dominate as the game progressed. Shaw used his pace to drive at the Palace defence, cutting inside from the left wing and working the space for Lukaku, who produced a fine finish to slot the ball into the bottom corner. Palace almost equalised straight from the restart, with Schlupp heading the ball wide after finding space in the penalty area.
45' There will be a minimum of one minute of added time played.
44' Palace are pushing players forward in search of an equalising goal before the break, they are camped inside the United half at the moment but they are lacking a clinical final ball in front of goal, with De Gea yet to make a save.
42' It hits the wall! Young steps up to take the free-kick, trying to curl it into the top left-hand corner, but the Palace wall does its job well and blocks the shot.
M. Kelly
Yellow Card
41' Kelly is shown the first yellow card of the game after his late challenge on Sanchez.
40' Good play by Sanchez! The winger drives at Kelly, cuts inside and almost gets into the penalty area, but Kelly hacks him down to stop the attack. Good shooting position here.
38' There's not too long left to play on the clock before the half-time whistle, can Palace get back into the game before the break? They certainly look dangerous on the counter-attack.
36' Only Huddersfield Town (6) have scored fewer home Premier League goals than Crystal Palace this season (9), with Selhurst Park seeing fewer goals than any other ground this season (21).
34' PALACE CHANCE! The hosts almost equalise straight from the restart! Schlupp with a free header from just a couple of yards out after Townsend's deep cross into the area. However, he doesn't get enough on the ball and it goes wide. Poor defending by United so soon after taking the lead.
L. Shaw
33' It was a terrific run by Shaw to create the goal, forcing the Palace defence out of their shape and allowing the space for Lukaku, who ends his nine-game drought without a goal.
R. Lukaku
33' GOOOOAAALLL! Lukaku puts United ahead, they lead 1-0! It's terrific play by Shaw down the left wing, he drives inside, beats four Palace players and forces them out of their positions, opening the space for Lukaku as the ball comes to him. The striker curls the ball around Tomkins and into the bottom corner, with Guaita rooted to the spot.
31' There's a coming together between Batshuayi and McTominay deep inside the Palace half, with the Palace striker winning a throw-in. The Belgian tries to get the ball back quickly off the United man, who tries to delay the throw and a little scuffle breaks out, with Batshuayi going down clutching his face. However, there wasn't much in it and the referee just gives both players a verbal warning.
29' United are getting into some good positions, with Lukaku and Sanchez linking up well but Palace are defending comfortable at the moment. However, they do look vulnerable at set pieces, with United corners causing problems.
27' CLOSE! The referee plays a good advantage as Zaha was fouled, but Palace still had the ball and it broke to Townsend on the edge of the penalty area, who fired a low shot at goal, which flew just inches wide of De Gea's goal, with the United keeper scrambling across his line.
25' Palace work the ball into a good area, with Zaha getting into the box but he is forced wide and United get players back, forcing the hosts to pass backwards in order to keep possession and the opportunity goes to waste.
23' Palace have played more Premier League games without ever winning against Man Utd (D4 L15) than any side has against another in the competition’s history.
21' There is a cracking atmosphere inside Selhurst Park, with the home supporters as usual getting behind their side, along with the vocal travelling supporters. Apart from the early chances, we haven't seen too much attacking action.
19' Palace look dangerous on the counter-attack, with Zaha, Townsend and Batshuayi using their pace to stretch the United backline, especially against Smalling and Lindelof.
17' The visitors are starting to dominate possession, with Fred and Pogba getting on the ball much more often but Palace are defending well, getting numbers behind the ball and not allowing them time and space in the final third.
15' It's been a good opening 15 minutes, with both teams keeping the ball well, playing at a high tempo and creating chances to open the scoring early on.
13' United are unbeaten in their last 21 league games against Crystal Palace, since a 0-3 away defeat in May 1991 (W17 D4).
11' PALACE CHANCE! A big opportunity at the other end! McArthur beats McTominay and gets to the byline, pulls the ball across goal which Townsend meets at the near post, who tries to flick the ball on and beat De Gea at the front post from a tight angle, but it goes over the crossbar.
10' Pogba appears to be moving gingerly around the pitch at the moment, United won't want another player to pick up an injury. At the moment, Pogba is trying to run off the knock.
8' UNITED CHANCE! Lukaku should've scored! United won a corner which Shaw whipped into the box and Lukaku gets away from his marker and was completely unmarked in the penalty area around 10 yards out, but he volleys the ball high over the bar with his left foot. Poor defending, but the striker should be doing better.
7' Batshuayi does well to turn away from Fred and Lindelof, he sprints towards goal and opts to fire an early shot towards goal but he gets it horribly wrong, flying well wide of the United goal.
5' United have played a few long balls forward to Lukaku already tonight and the striker is competing well in the air, holding the ball up and causing Tomkins and Kelly a few problems.
3' Palace are enjoying the early possession here, they work the ball into a good area, deep down the right wing but the pass to Ward is slightly delayed and the right-back drifts into an offside position.
1' We're underway!
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Palace make just one change, which is due to an injury picked up by Mamadou Sakho, he is replaced by Kelly at centre-back. Solskjaer makes three changes from Sunday’s draw with Liverpool, as Sanchez, Fred and Dalot come into the starting XI, with Juan Mata, Ander Herrera and Jesse Lingard all miss out due to injury.
MAN UNITED SUBS: Sergio Romero, Eric Bailly, Marcos Rojo, Andreas Pereira, James Garner, Tahith Chong, Marcus Rashford.
MAN UNITED (4-3-1-2): David De Gea; Ashley Young, Victor Lindelof, Chris Smalling, Luke Shaw; Diogo Dalot, Scott McTominay, Fred; Paul Pogba; Alexis Sanchez, Romelu Lukaku.
PALACE SUBS: Wayne Hennessey, Scott Dann, Max Meyer, Cheikhou Kouyate, Jairo Riedewald, Jordan Ayew, Christian Benteke
PALACE (4-3-3): Vicente Guaita; Joel Ward, James Tomkins, Martin Kelly, Patrick Van Aanholt; James McArthur, Luka Milivojevic, Jeffrey Schlupp; Andros Townsend, Michy Batshuayi, Wilfied Zaha.
The visitors are suffering an injury crisis at the moment, with a host of players missing, but despite their injury troubles, they managed to draw 0-0 with Liverpool on Sunday, which keeps them just one point behind Arsenal in fourth position.
Palace are enjoying a good run of form, they are unbeaten in their last six games in all competitions, including a 4-1 away victory over Leicester at the weekend, which moved them up to 14th in the table, six points above Southampton who occupy the final relegation spot.
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