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Crystal Palace 1-0 Leicester City

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15 Dec 2018
Crystal Palace 1-0 Leicester City

Luka Milivojevic's spectacular first-half strike earned Crystal Palace a 1-0 victory against Leicester City, just their second at Selhurst Park this season.

After Jamie Vardy had a goal disallowed for a foul on Palace goalkeeper Vicente Guaita, Palace took the lead six minutes before the break.

Milivojevic unleashed a powerful right-foot shot from 25 yards that rocketed into the top corner.

Jordan Ayew had a shot blocked as he looked to double the lead, while Demarai Gray missed a chance for Leicester at the other end.

With 12 minutes left a brilliant fingertip save by debutant Guaita diverted Vardy's shot on to a post.

A first victory without Wilfried Zaha since 2016 lifts Palace to 15th on 15 points, while Leicester drop to 12th on 22.

See: Crystal Palace report | Leicester report

Next fixtures

Palace: 22 Dec v Man City (A)
Leicester: 22 Dec v Chelsea (A)

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