United 1-2 Crystal Palace: Eagles snatches last-gasp winner at Old Trafford


Crystal PalaceManchester United fell to their season’s first Premier League defeat as David De Gea’s error gifted the Old Trafford’s visitor, Crystal Palace a chance to pick their first three points of the new campaign.

United new boy, Daniel James has had his 89th-minute superb strike lashed out after it appeared to have salvaged a point for the red devils.

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The home side were handed a lifeline when Luka Milivojevic fouled Scott McTominay in the 69th-minute, but Marcus Rashford struck his spot-kick against the upright.

James’ sensational finish seemed to have sounded a victory charge, yet De Gea failed to make what should have been a simple near-post save from Patrick van Aanholt’s 93rd-minute attempt, as Palace claimed their first league win over United since 1991.

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United’s goalkeeper came under scrutiny at times last term and his latest mistake will do little to quieten the critics. For a player of De Gea’s quality, Van Aanholt’s shot should have proved comfortable to deal with.


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