- Associated Press - Tuesday, December 12, 2017

LONDON (AP) - Crystal Palace scored two goals from the 89th minute to beat 10-man Watford 2-1 and climb out of the English Premier League relegation zone for the first time this season on Tuesday.

In a dramatic finale at Selhurst Park, Watford midfielder Tom Cleverley was sent off in the 87th for a second yellow card and conceded an equalizer to Bakary Sako in the 89th.

James McArthur then grabbed the winning goal in the second minute of injury time from a cross by Wilfried Zaha.

Watford took the lead in the third minute after right back Daryl Janmaat finished a cross from Richarlison, the Brazilian winger who went off injured before Cleverley’s sending-off.

Palace moved to fourth from bottom, continuing its recovery under Roy Hodgson after he took over from the fired Frank De Boer just four games into the season.


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