EPL: Palace thrash Manchester United 4-0, dent Red Devils European football hopes



Crystal Palace delivered a stunning blow to Manchester united European hopes with a 4-0 victory at the Selhurst Park on Monday night.

The humiliating defeat also leaves manager Erik ten Hag’s future hanging by a thread.

Michael Olise stole the show with a star performance and a sublime early opener, before adding another goal later in the match.

Olise’s masterclass left United in disarray, as they struggled to contain Palace’s attacking lineup throughout the game.

Crystal Palace hand United major blow in their quest for European football – Getty image

Jean-Philippe Mateta and Tyrick Mitchell also got on the scoresheet for the thorough win.

While Palace pulled a total of 18 shots, with 10 on target, the Red Devils only managed 7, with 2 at goal.

The defeat dealt a severe blow to United’s European hopes, with the team now facing a battle to secure a spot in a continental competition next season.

They are now behind Chelsea in the league standings, occupying the eight position.

For Ten Hag, the loss further intensified speculation about his future at the club.

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