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Zaha torments Chelsea as Palace end horror run

Ivorian winger Wilfried Zaha scored the winner as bottom-of-the-table Crystal Palace stunned champions Chelsea 2-1 in the English Premier League at the weekend.

Chelsea’s Spanish defender Marcos Alonso (L) and teammates react to their defeat on the pitch after the English Premier League football match between Crystal Palace and Chelsea at Selhurst Park in south London on October 14, 2017
Crystal Palace won the game 2-1. / AFP PHOTO

Zaha, part of the Ivory Coast team that flopped at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon, was in superb form and his curled shot on the stroke of half-time proved decisive.

Democratic Republic of Congo striker Cedric Bakambu followed up a recent Spanish La Liga hat-trick with both goals for Villarreal in a 2-1 win at Girona.


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