Magpies claim priceless 1-0 win

Andros Townsend (not pictured) bends a free kick he won himself into the top corner to put Newcastle ahead on 58 minutes against FA Cup finalists Crystal Palace. In front of the St James' Park home crowd, the midfielder's superb effort gave Rafa Beni
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Andros Townsend (not pictured) bends a free kick he won himself into the top corner to put Newcastle ahead on 58 minutes against FA Cup finalists Crystal Palace. In front of the St James' Park home crowd, the midfielder's superb effort gave Rafa Benitez's side a Premier League victory and three valuable points in their fight against relegation.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on May 01, 2016, with the headline 'Magpies claim priceless 1-0 win'. Print Edition | Subscribe