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The Bump In The Road

Well, perhaps it was a bit much to expect us to win all our games in April, not that it makes today’s 2-1 defeat at automatic promotion-chasing Hull City any more bearable. That Hull’s winner from Ian Ashbee came in the dying minutes, and that it seemed to be so celebrated by Sky Sports News report Peter Beagrie really didn’t help matters. Earlier had Scott Sinclair scored Palace’s equaliser.

So what do we need to do now? Well the maths are simple and our destiny is entirely in our own hands. If we beat Burnley next Sunday at Selhurst Park we’re in the play-offs. Neil Warnock mused, “The pleasing thing is that it is still in our hands to make the play-offs. No-one can complain if we don’t make the play-offs, because we’ve given it a fantastic shot.”

Which I suspect doesn’t mean that he’ll be anything other than disappointed if we fail to win our last game of the season.

Hull City 2-1 Crystal Palace [BBC Sport]

So Close But So Depressing

A supposedly abysmal day at Selhurst Park was brigtened up approximately ten minutes from time as James Scowcroft popped up with a seemingly-unlikely winner.

Typically for this team and this season it was too good to be true. Hull City came back with a 90th minute penalty from Dean Marney to earn a 1-1 draw.

After today’s game we’re 19th with ten points from ten games. Worryingly third-from-bottom Norwich City are just two points behind us. I’m pretty sure this wasn’t the way this season was meant to go.

Crystal Palace 1-1 Hull City [BBC Sport]