Swansea City's players took great delight in Crystal Palace's victory over Hull
May 15 2017 by Dustin Murphy
Even after Hull's loss against relegated Sunderland last week, Jakupovic believes his team has what it takes to avoid relegation and secure another year in the Premier League.
"Especially when you put into context where we were when I arrived - bottom of the table with just 12 points from 19 games".
Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha, left and Hull City's Andrea Ranocchia battle for the ball during the English Premier League soccer match between Crystal Palace and Hull City, at Selhurst Park, London, SundayMay 14, 2017.
Zaha's early strike set the tone and Christian Benteke's 34th minute header gave Palace half-time breathing space.
Following Hull City's defeat and Swansea City's confirmation of staying up, he tweeted again today: "We are staying up!"
Not flashy "Allardici", a manager who always fancied he would have been a serial victor at the Bernabeu or San Siro, but once again good old "Fireman Sam", the Midlander that unfancied, struggling Premier League clubs turn to when deep in the mire.
Hull, however, will join Middlesbrough and Sunderland in dropping down to the Championship for next season. Subs: James McArthur (for Cabaye, 62mins) 8, Patrick van Aanholt (for Townsend, 75mins) 8, Damien Delaney (for Tomkins, 86mins) 5. Commiserations and come back soon. "Throughout the course of the season we haven't been good enough to stay in the league", Huddlestone said on Twitter. "It's not a good moment".
Here, Press Association Sport looks at five things we learned in the Premier League this weekend.
Since winning their first two Premier League meetings with Hull in 2013/14, Palace have failed to win any of their last three (D1 L2).
United might have been crushed but for the agility of David De Gea, but the Spain goalkeeper was beaten for the second time when Kane headed home Christian Eriksen's 48th-minute free-kick for his first goal against the Red Devils.
"I think the next level of recruitment is critical to the team being more consistent and achieving more in the Premier League rather than a fight against relegation", he said. Hull are the side that has conceded most PL goals this season (73) and only two teams have scored fewer than their 36, Sunderland (28) and Boro (27).
"It was a ideal performance from the players today, 4-0, a clean sheet and it's terrific for everybody that's taken part since I've been here - not just the squad but everyone behind the scenes and the fans in particularly in the end who have been behind us".