Last time Crystal Palace did a league double over Man City this happened

first_imgOpinion: Why April 14 will be the day when Liverpool and Manchester City’s challenges are won and lostUnsurprisingly, every Kopite will be hoping Palace, who have ex-Reds Martin Kelly and Christian Benteke in their squad, can help them out.The last time Palace did a league double over City was in the 1987/88 season – and Liverpool ended up winning the First Division. Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move talkSPORT is your home of live football! Here’s what’s coming up on talkSPORT and talkSPORT 2… no dice LIVE ON talkSPORT Liverpool will be desperate former manager Roy Hodgson can get the better of Guardiola again 2 2 Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars BEST OF Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Palace beat City 3-1 at Maine Road in December 1987 before getting the better of them again in May 1988 with a 2-0 triumph at Selhurst Park.Admittedly at this stage, both Palace and City were playing in the second tier of English football so these matches had no effect on Liverpool’s path to glory that season. Wigan vs Norwich (Sunday, 12pm) – talkSPORT 2Crystal Palace vs Manchester City (Sunday, 2:05pm) – talkSPORT REVEALED Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card REPLY However, City will be very determined to emerge victorious this time as any more slip-ups could see the Premier League title race go back in Liverpool’s hands.City hold a slight advantage even though they are two points behind leaders Liverpool but crucially have a game in hand.Failure to beat the Eagles opens the door for the Reds, who face Chelsea at Anfield straight after the Palace v City game, to seize control of the race. REVEALED shining Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Townsend’s strike is a contender for goal of the season huge blow LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS Crystal Palace have a rare opportunity to do a league double over title-chasing Manchester City at Selhurst Park on Sunday, a game you can listen to live on talkSPORT, kick-off 2:05pm.The Eagles claimed a surprise 3-2 triumph over Pep Guardiola’s men at the Etihad Stadium in December where Andros Townsend scored a stunning volley. ADVICE However, if you’re the superstitious type then Palace doing the double over City this campaign is good for Liverpool for more than one reason.last_img