Super-sub scores Palace's winning goal
January 3, 2021 7:31 am
Crystal Palace substitutes Eberechi Eze. [Photo: Taiwan News]
Crystal Palace substitutes Eberechi Eze punished bottom club Sheffield United with a superb solo goal to give the Blades a 2-0 win.
After five games without a victory, this was a welcome return to winning ways for Roy Hodgson’s Palace with the highlight undoubtedly Eze’s exceptional goal.
A twinkle-toed run and a composed finish from Ebere Eze was the standout moment as Crystal Palace beat Sheffield United at Selhurst Park. ✨
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Jeffrey Schlupp opened the scoring with a deflected finish before the Ghana winger went off injured.
This paved the way for Eze to come on and the former QPR forward doubled the lead before half-time.
Sheffield United has set the record for the longest winless start to a Premier League campaign.
The Blades finished the game with 16-year-old substitute Antwoine Hackford on the pitch, the youngest player to appear for the club in the Premier League.