Crystal Palace 1-1 Newcastle: Watch video highlights from Selhurst Park
Last Updated: 05/02/18 12:06am
Newcastle resisted intense pressure from Crystal Palace to earn a 1-1 draw at Selhurst Park that again took them clear of the bottom three.
They remain 16th but at kick-off had been level on 24 points with 19th-placed Huddersfield, Stoke and Swansea.
Mohamed Diame's first-half finish then took them into contention for victory against a rival for relegation, but Luka Milivojevic's penalty instead earned the hosts a point that took them back up to 14th.
An attack from Kenedy then led to the corner from which they scored the opening goal. When the Brazilian swung a low delivery into the penalty area that Milivojevic missed, Martin Kelly left Diame to run clear at the back post and routinely finish into the near-open goal.
However, Ciaran Clark conceded a penalty when impeding Benteke after the striker leaped to reach Zaha's cross.
Milivojevic showed a lack of conviction when shooting towards the bottom right corner but though Darlow guessed right and got a hand to the ball, he was unable to prevent it sailing behind him and into the back of the net.
Watch highlights by tapping the video at the top of the page.
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