Crystal Palace 1 - Boro 0

Liverpool celebrate Crystal Palace beating the Teesiders

Crystal Palace 1 – Boro 0

A massive three points were secured by Crystal Palace on Saturday as they Eagles beat Middlesbrough 1-0 at Selhurst Park.

The last time out Palace played a beatable team at home they lost 4-0 to Sunderland.

But Boro were turned over thanks to Patrick van Aanholt’s first goal for his new employers, and that was enough for the south Londoners to jump out of the bottom three and drop Leicester in it.

The Foxes, the reigning champs, take on Liverpool on Monday night at the King Power Stadium.

Liverpool celebrate Palace beating the Teesiders

Liverpool fans took a keen interest in the Palace-Boro game.

Why? Because for the first time since his January loan move from Anfield, Mamadou Sakho started in the Palace backline.

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Sakho started at the back in partnership with James Tomkins as both Scott Dann and Damian Delany were out of the staring XI.

Was the clean sheet a coincidence?

See how Liverpool fans reacted to the Palace win.