Crystal Palace fans react on Twitter to Pardew's suicidal substitution v Liverpool

Alan Pardew

The Palace boss was lambasted for making changes that only swung momentum towards the Reds.

Yohan Cabaye may have had a knock but he was fit enough to start for Crystal Palace against Liverpool on Sunday afternoon. And, having lasted most of the match, the Frenchman could surely have played for the remainder of Palace's 2-1 defeat?

Had he stayed on, it might not have been a 2-1 defeat at all. Alan Pardew was clearly worried Cabaye's lack of fitness would cost the Eagles. Yet taking him off didn't work out too well in that regard anyway, did it?

That's the reasoning of several Crystal Palace supporters on Twitter after their loss to Liverpool.

Yes the Reds were lucky to have been gifted the ball for the first goal - and won thanks to a penalty Palace fans don't want to accept.

But taking Cabaye off was Pardew's own decision - one many feel cost Crystal Palace big time against Liverpool.

Not only was it branded a 'shocking' change on social media but a 'suicidal' one! Here's how Palace fans reacted on Twitter to what they felt was further evidence of poor in-game management from Pardew:

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