Mid table sides Crystal Palace and Burnley were in Premier League action at Selhurst Park this Monday evening. James McCarthy was a half-time substitute for the hosts while central defender Kevin Long was a 70th minute substitute for the visiting ‘Clarets’ who collected all three points with the only goal on 62 minutes. Young defender Jimmy Dunne was an unused substitute for the victors.
Relegation threatened Watford went down to a three one defeat by visitors Southampton on Sunday afternoon. Shane Long and Will Smallbone started for the victorious ‘Saints’ while Michael Obafemi was an unused substitute.
Midland rivals Aston Villa and Wolverhampton Wanderers met in the Premier League in Villa Park at 12.30pm on Saturday afternoon. Conor Hourihane for the hosts and Matt Doherty for the visitors both started for their respective sides. The visitors scored the only goal to consolidate their challenge for a European place while the hosts drift further into the potential relegation nightmare.