Back in the Day: November 6th - Palace Storm to the Top of the Championship
Saturday 6th November 1982
Chelsea 0-0 Crystal Palace
League Division Two – Att: 15,169
Manager: Alan Mullery
Tuesday 6th November 1984
Crystal Palace 2-2 Shrewsbury Town
League Division Two – Att: 4,048
Manager: Steve Coppell
Tuesday 6th November 2007
Cardiff City 1-1 Crystal Palace
Championship – Att: 11,781
Manager: Neil Warnock
Darren Purse (9) gave the hosts the lead before Ben Watson (44) equalised from the penalty spot. This game would be more remembered for the debut of Victor Moses, replacing John Bostock, as a second-half substitute.
Tuesday 6th November 2012
Crystal Palace 5-0 Ipswich Town
Championship – Att: 15,517
Manager: Ian Holloway
Middlesbrough and Cardiff dropped points on the same night and this meant that Palace, after going 12 games unbeaten with 9 wins and 3 draws, finally topped the Championship.
Yannick Bolasie (24) opened the scoring with his first goal for Palace:
Glenn Murray then scored a hat-trick, two from the spot, and also saw a penalty saved:
And Andre Moritz, also scoring his first goal for the Club, capped off the night with a fifth in injury time.
We are top of the league!
What Happened Yesterday?
Not a good time of year for Ipswich! Chris Armstrong scored as Palace beat the Tractor Boys 3-0 in 1994.
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