Cardiff 0-3 Crystal Palace Highlights

Cardiff City plunged deeper into Premier League relegation trouble as Crystal Palace moved closer to safety with an emphatic win in south Wales.

Palace winger Jason Puncheon’s precise low drive gave Tony Pulis’s side a deserved lead before half-time.

Former Cardiff midfielder Joe Ledley pounced on a rebound from close range, before Puncheon curled in a magnificent third from 20 yards.

Second-bottom Cardiff are six points from safety, with Palace up to 14th.

Watch English Premier League match, Cardiff Vs Crystal Palace highlights here.

Venue: Cardiff City Stadium
Date: Saturday, 5 April, 2014
Kick off: 15:00 GMT


Palace won the reverse fixture 2-0 last December, ex-Bluebird Cameron Jerome and Marouane Chamakh with the goals.

Cardiff are unbeaten in their last nine home games against Palace, winning their last three.


In 12 league games under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, both of Cardiff’s wins have come at home against fellow clubs in the bottom six (Norwich and Fulham).

Cardiff have averaged just 0.67 points per match under Solskjaer, compared to 0.9 per game under previous boss Malky Mackay.

There have been 27 goals in the last six league games involving the Bluebirds, an average of 4.5 goals per game.

Cardiff have only led twice at half-time in the Premier League.

David Marshall has made more saves than any other Premier League goalkeeper this season (127).

Crystal Palace

Palace’s tally of 31 points is their highest after 31 games of a 38-game Premier League season.

The Eagles are yet to win an away league match in 2014 (D2, L4).

There have been just five goals in Palace’s last six league games: two for Tony Pulis’s men, three against.

Only Norwich (12) have lost more away league games than Palace (11).

Palace have scored the fewest away goals (six) in the Premier League and have failed to score in five of their last six away matches.

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