So that's what getting a point feels like! Crystal Palace had almost forgotten after five defeats on the spin, but the Eagles stemmed that flow of defeats with a 1-1 draw at Swansea on Saturday.
In hindsight, maybe that was always going to be the score having been the same result the last two times Palace have made the trip to the Liberty Stadium. But Alan Pardew's men won't care, they just needed any sort of result to end their pointless run and they deserved it after digging in on a wet afternoon...
When Alan Pardew joined Crystal Palace last January, Newcastle fans were quick to warn Eagles supporters that his teams tend to go on fantastic runs followed by horrible slumps. Five league games into 2016 and Pardew's Red and Blue Army have zero points from those five results. Maybe Magpies fans were right.
In fact, since Palace won at Stoke on Dec. 19 they haven't won a league game and have picked up just two points. It's not just a blip anymore, it's a slump. And it might even be worse than...
The transfer window is now closed until the summer. While some clubs were able to add to their squads as they look for a strong campaign finish, a lack of business has left several other teams concerned ahead of the run-in.
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