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Crystal Palace: Fans reminisce over how Championship side beat Manchester United

Crystal Palace: Fans reminisce over how Championship side beat Manchester United - Crystal Palace

A lot of Crystal Palace fans are discussing the great cup upset they caused away at Manchester United in the League Cup, after a fan showed an image on Twitter of the team that won the game. 

The game back in 2011 goes down as a historic win for the South London side, as they were a mid table Championship team, who managed to stun the Premier League holders at the time.

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The goal also produced the Eagles ‘Goal of the Decade’, per Crystal Palace Youtube, as fan favourite Darren Ambrose gave Dougie Freedman’s side the lead with a 35 yard screamer, sending the away end into absolute chaos, via BBC Sport.

However the enjoyment was shortlived as Federico Macheda levelled the scored four minutes later, making it look like the Red Devils would be able to push on for the win, but Palace stood firm and managed to take the game to extra time.

It looked to be going to penalties, but Glenn Murray had other ideas as he headed in from a corner and the club managed to hold out to claim victory and advance to the semi-finals of the League Cup. It was also the first time the club had won at Old Trafford since 1989.

The side’s recent form in the Championship made the victory even sweeter, as they they had not scored in their previous five games, via BBC Sport.

Here is what fans had to say about the match:

Palace fans, were you at Old Trafford for this great victory? Let us know down below!


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