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Fulham vs Crystal Palace LIVE: Premier League result, final score and reaction

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Sports Staff
Saturday 20 May 2023 17:51 BST
Aleksandar Mitrovic scored twice against Crystal Palace
Aleksandar Mitrovic scored twice against Crystal Palace (Getty Images)

A late goal by Joel Ward rescued a 2-2 draw for Crystal Palace at Fulham on Saturday, after the hosts’ striker Aleksandar Mitrovic bagged two goals on his first start since serving an eight-match ban.

Fulham have 52 points from 37 games - four behind ninth-placed Brentford - and remain 10th. Palace, who have 44, move up to 11th ahead of Chelsea, who play leaders Manchester City on Sunday.

Palace took the lead in the 34th minute when Odsonne Edouard’s fierce effort completed a sweeping counterattack after the Frenchman was played through on goal by Eberechi Eze following a Fulham corner.

Fulham forward Harry Wilson was hacked down by Tyrick Mitchell just before halftime and Mitrovic stepped up to thump his penalty past Sam Johnstone to level the game.

The Serbian, playing without a number on his back after a bloody nose left him in need of a new shirt, put Fulham ahead in the 61st minute with a bullet header.

But Ward salvaged one point for the visitors in the 83rd minute when he stabbed home a rebound after Fulham failed to defend a set-piece.



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That's all from Craven Cottage today, so thank you for joining us and goodbye!

20 May 2023 17:04

Fulham vs Crystal Palace

With a top-10 finish already assured, Fulham conclude a successful season next week at Old Trafford; meanwhile, Palace will host Nottingham Forest on the final day of their 2022-23 campaign.

20 May 2023 17:03

Fulham vs Crystal Palace

An eventful end-of-season encounter in the capital ends all-square, as Crystal Palace recover from letting their lead slip to find a late leveller; thwarting Fulham's attempts to do a Premier League double over them for the very first time. Having now scored three goals in less than two games since returning from his lengthy suspension, Mitrovic not surprisingly played a major role in the hosts' comeback, but Ward was Palace's unlikely hero and the points are perhaps deservedly shared.

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20 May 2023 16:57

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Still seeking his first Crystal Palace goal, Doucoure thumps a wayward shot way off-target from more than 20 yards out.

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