Crystal Palace fans disappointed with Pardew on Twitter after West Ham loss

The Palace faithful weren't satisfied with his comments about Dwight Gayle after West Ham beat them 3-1 at Selhurst Park.

Some Crystal Palace fans were left disappointed by Alan Pardew on Saturday afternoon.

Indeed, many supporters were frustrated by their manager - not because of a 3-1 loss to West Ham United - but because of his post-match comments that seemed to clutch at straws when explaining how the game slipped away.

Dwight Gayle was sent off for two bookable offences, while he also ran into the penalty box during both of his side's penalties (Yohan Cabaye had to retake his spot-kick thanks to Gayle the first time).

But, as can be seen in the above video, Crystal Palace boss Pardew felt the referee was harsh on the 24-year-old.

Yet most people have slated Pardew on Twitter for the comments, as both of Gayle's fouls were fouls - and that doesn't change just because he's a striker. Some Palace fans admitted they were disappointed with their manager's comments on social media...

Palace fans, however, weren't the only ones to dispute Pardew's comments.

Plenty of West Ham supporters also made their feelings clear on Twitter, while fans of all clubs were genuinely surprised at the excuses the Crystal Palace boss was producing.

Overall, there can be few complaints from Palace fans about the job their manager is doing. But Pardew's post-match comments rightly took a battering. Here's what some West Ham fans said, too...

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