Cardiff City v Crystal Palace: Premier League – live!

04 May 2019 03:42
Updates from the 5.30pm kick-offFollow the Women’s FA Cup final!Email Scott with your musings 4.42pm BST Cardiff make three changes to the team that went down 1-0 at Fulham last weekend. Josh Murphy, Danny Ward and Bobby Reid take the places of Leandro Bacuna, Junior Hoilett and Oumar Niasse. Crystal Palace make four swaps from the side named for last week’s goalless draw with Everton. Joel Ward, Michy Batshuayi, Andros Townsend and Jordan Ayew replace Patrick van Aanholt, Cheikhou Kouyate, Max Meyer and the injured Christian Benteke. 4.32pm BST Cardiff City: Etheridge, Peltier, Morrison, Ecuele Manga, Bennett, Mendez-Laing, Gunnarsson, Victor Camarasa, Josh Murphy, Reid, Ward.Subs: Richards, Zohore, Bacuna, Cunningham, Brian Murphy, Healey, Hoilett.Crystal Palace: Guaita, Wan Bissaka, Kelly, Dann, Ward, Townsend, McArthur, Milivojevic, Zaha, Batshuayi, Ayew.Subs: Van Aanholt, Meyer, Kouyate, Hennessey, Wickham, Sako, Riedewald. 12.53am BST It’s not over, not quite yet. Cardiff City haven’t done themselves too many favours during the run-in – eight defeats in ten, the last a miserable attack-too-late effort at everyone’s whipping boys Fulham – but there’s still hope.They may be four points behind 17th-placed Brighton & Hove Albion with just two games to play. However the Seagulls face Arsenal and Manchester City in their final matches. True, Cardiff’s last fixture is away at Manchester United . but this is 2019 not 1999. And three points today would give the Bluebirds a genuine chance of scraping to safety on the final day. There’s still hope. Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian