Manchester 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.
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.
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.