Everton v Crystal Palace postponed amid safety concerns

Goodison Park

Everton's Premier League match with Crystal Palace has been postponed after building damage led to safety concerns.

The decision was made less than 45 minutes before kick-off and after both sides had named their line-ups.

It was the second Premier League game on Wednesday to fall, after Manchester City's match with Sunderland was postponed, also for safety reasons.

Everton are sixth in the league table, while Crystal Palace are 15th, two points above the bottom three.

Several roads around Goodison Park had been closed because of high winds and a number of spectators were reportedly stuck in heavy traffic.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Chelsea2617632757
2Arsenal2617542256
3Man City2517354154
4Liverpool2616553453
5Tottenham261556450
6Everton2512941145
7Man Utd2612681042
8Southampton261097839
9Newcastle2611411-637
10Swansea267712-328
11West Ham267712-528
12Aston Villa267712-928
13Hull267613-627
14Stoke266911-1427
15Crystal Palace258215-1626
16Norwich266713-2025
17West Brom2641210-824
18Sunderland256613-1324
19Cardiff265714-2522
20Fulham266218-3220
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