Andros Townsend scores goal of the season contender vs Man City

Man City vs Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace travelled to Man City on Saturday in one of six 3 pm kickoffs.

Palace headed into the game in 15th place and the joint second lowest scorers in the league, scoring just 14 in 17 league games.

As for Man City, they started the day second in the league and are the highest scorers in the league with 48 goals from 17.

Also, with Liverpool beating Wolves on Friday, City needed to win in order to keep the pressure on Liverpool.

LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 12: Roy Hodgson, Manager of Crystal Palace looks on during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Watford at Selhurst Park on December 12, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Townsend scores a goal of the season contender

The game started off as many people expected with City dominating and eventually taking the lead in the 27th minute through Iker Gundogan.

However, Jeffery Schlupp would equalise for Palace in the 33rd minute.

Then, just two minutes later, Andros Townsend would give Palace a shock lead with a superb volley from outside the box.

Palace would then extended their lead to two goals in the 51st minute as Luka Milivojevic made it 3-1 from the penalty spot.

Social media reaction

Here is some social media reaction to Townsend’s screamer.

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