Roy Hodgson insisted Crystal Palace should have been awarded a penalty in their 0-0 draw at Watford and defended Wilfried Zaha as "anything other than a cheat and a diver."
Palace's relegation fears persist after they were largely outplayed at Vicarage Road, where Zaha was booked for diving for the second season in succession.
The forward went down in the first half following a clumsy challenge by Abdoulaye Doucoure, and again in the second amid what appeared minimal contact from Adrian Mariappa...
Crystal Palace moved six points clear of the Premier League relegation zone after a goalless draw at Watford,
The result did little to take Palace closer to their ambition of preserving their top-flight status as they moved up to 15th with three games remaining.
Both teams also struck the woodwork, but it was Watford who will feel that they deserved all three points.
The hosts, without a victory from their past five games, unexpectedly threatened as early as the fourth minute when the recalled Stefano...