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Fulham 1 Crystal Palace 2: Zaha and Riedewald combine to send Eagles soaring to fifth while Cottagers remain bottom

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WILFRIED ZAHA continued his blistering start to the season as Crystal Palace claimed a 2-1 win over basement boys Fulham.

The Ivorian was instrumental in both goals for the Eagles – teeing up Jairo Riedewald for the opener before slotting home himself.

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Wilfried Zaha starred for Crystal Palace again in their 2-1 win over Fulham[/caption]

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Riedewald opened the scoring to send the Eagles up to fifth[/caption]

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The full-back tucked home after latching onto a ball from Zaha[/caption]

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The Ivorian ended up in the net himself after sliding home a second[/caption]

Tom Cairney managed a late consolation for the hosts but Palace held on for another impressive win.

Aboubakar Kamara compounded the misery on Scott Parker by seeing red minutes earlier for a challenge on Eberechi Eze.

The Fulham substitute had initially been given a yellow but received his marching orders following a VAR review.

The Cottagers remain bottom following their fifth defeat in their opening six games while Palace climb to fifth – level on points with Leeds and Liverpool.

More to follow…


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