EPL: Palace damage Arsenal’s top-four hopes

  Arsenal produced another dreadful away performance in losing at relegation-threatened Crystal Palace 3-0 in the English Premier League on Monday, further damaging the team’s chances of qualifying for next season’s Champions League. Palace exploited Arsenal’s weakness and lack of leadership in defence, scoring in the 18th minute through Andros Townsend before midfielders Yohan Cabaye and Luka Milivojevic — from the penalty spot — added more goals in the second half. Arsenal, which has conceded three goals in each of its last four away games that have all ended in…

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EPL: Palace damage Arsenal’s top-four hopes

Crystal Palace continued their recent revival to boost their Premier League survival hopes and leave Arsenal struggling to maintain their run of top-four finishes under Arsene Wenger. Palace led through Andros Townsend’s close-range finish, doubling their lead when Yohan Cabaye’s shot looped in. Luka Milivojevic clinched victory with a firm, low penalty as Palace moved six points clear of the relegation zone. Sixth-placed Arsenal did not manage a shot on target in a poor second half. Some travelling Gunners fans again called for manager Wenger, who has led Arsenal to…

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