Azkals in Europe: Neil Etheridge stood out for Cardiff City in draw with Crystal Palace

Neil Etheridge pulled off another fine performance with a clean sheet for Cardiff City FC in a goalless away draw against Crystal Palace last December 26 to keep themselves out of the relegation zone.

In the course of the match, the Philippines’ sentry produced two highlight saves out of a total of five, one on the 15th minute when he denied Luka Milivojevic’s attempt and another more crucial stop in the 81st, denying Wilfried Zaha to keep the stalemate and add a precious point in the standings after the Boxing Day clash.

The result puts Cardiff City at 15 points in the Premier League table after Matchweek 19 – three points and one place above the drop zone at 17th place.

As for Neil Etheridge’s contributions, his exploits between the posts for the particular fixture earned recognition, particularly in Fantasy Football circles.

 

Cardiff City’s next fixture will be against currently in-form Leicester City on December 29, 2018 at 11:00PM HKT.

Photo credit: Neil Etheridge Twitter account

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