It was supposed to be a celebration of Steven Gerrard's Liverpool career but Crystal Palace spoiled the Anfied party with a 1-3 win.
Jason Puncheon, scorer of free kick goals in each of the past two weeks, has signed a four year extension that will keep him at Selhurst Park through his age 32 season.
Jason Puncheon scored a deflected free kick to draw Crystal Palace even temporarily but gave up a late Marouane Fellaini header and dropped a 2-1 decision to Manchester United on Saturday.
Marouane Chamakh and Frazier Campbell have both returned to the squad ahead of the Week 36 visit of Manchester United.
Joel Ward racked up the phantom defending points last season but hasn't been as prolific this season in general but he turned back the clock against Chelsea with a solid effort.
Julian Speroni came up with a strong fantasy performance despite Crystal Palace losing 1-0 to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge as the Blues clinched the title.
Crystal Palace became the latest club to suffer at the hands of Chelsea, as the Eagles could not punch their way through a tough defense and lose 1-0 at Stamford Bridge.
Joel Ward looks to be losing his race for fitness after the Crystal Palace defender missed last weekends’ home defeat to Hull City after picking up a shin injury in training.
Tony Pulis won the battle with the club he saved from relegation last season as West Brom beat Crystal Palace 2-0 at Selhurst Park.
Crystal Palace will be monitoring a number of players during the build-up to this weekends’ game with West Brom after Pape Souare and James McArthur were forced off during the emphatic win at the Stadium of Light.
Yannick Bolasie of Crystal Palace had one of the better quarter hours of production you will see from any individual player, as he bagged three goals and added an assist in that time to turn a 0-0 affair into 1-4 slaughter of Sunderland.
Mile Jedinak returns to the Crystal Palace squad as they look to continue their remarkable form at Sunderland.
Jason Puncheon's set piece goal put Palace up 2-0 and they held on to win 2-1 in Week 31 action.
Glenn Murray continues to thrive as Crystal Palace's lone striker.
Wilfried Zaha passed a late fitness test after picking up an injury scoring last weekend and scored again as Palace beat Stoke City 2-1 at the Britannia.