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Crystal Palace's Dream Debut Under Glasner: A 3-0 Victory Over Burnley

 Crystal Palace's Dream Debut Under Glasner: A 3-0 Victory Over Burnley

Chris Richards of Crystal Palace celebrates scoring the first goal
Burnley's Josh Cullen and Johann Gudmundsson appeal to referee Lewis Smith after their side had a goal disallowed in the second half during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Burnley FC at Selhurst Park on February 24, 2024 in London, United


Date: February 24, 2024

Oliver Glasner makes a stunning start as Crystal Palace manager with a 3-0 win against 10-man Burnley. Here's how the match unfolded:

Match Summary:

- Palace's quickfire goals in the 2nd half secure a comfortable victory, with Chris Richards, Jordan Ayew, and Jean-Philippe Mateta on the scoresheet.

- Burnley's Josh Brownhill's red card in the first half shifts the game in Palace's favor, leading to their downfall.

How the Match Unfolded:

- Palace dominates possession early on but struggles to break through Burnley's defense until Brownhill's sending off.

- Ayew and Franca's introduction in the second half proves pivotal as they set up goals and change the game's dynamics.

Key Facts:

- Glasner becomes only the second Palace manager to win their Premier League debut.

- Palace's win marks their biggest home victory since 2022, boosting their confidence.

- Burnley's away woes continue with their third consecutive defeat, leaving them in 19th place.

This victory propels Palace to 14th place, easing their relegation concerns, while Burnley remains in the relegation zone.

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