10-man Reds win 2-1

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Christian Benteke scoring Liverpool’s winner from the penalty spot deep in stoppage time after he was clipped in the box by Crystal Palace’s Damien Delaney. Joe Ledley opened the scoring at Selhurst Park and Roberto Firmino equalised for the visitors, after James Milner was sent off for a second yellow card. Liverpool’s 2-1 win took them to seventh place in the English Premier League standings on 44 points. Palace stay 15th on 33 points.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 07, 2016, with the headline '10-man Reds win 2-1'. Print Edition | Subscribe