African players abroad Eberechi, Zaha, Ayew Help Eagles To Victory Against Leeds

Crystal Palace continued their dominance against Leeds Uniter after an emphatic 4-1 at the Selhurst Park in Saturday’s Premier League game head of the international break.

Eberechi Eze, Wilfred Zaha, Scott Dann and Jordan Ayew scored to hand the Eagles their third win  against Leeds United in five meeting.

Scott Dann headed in Eze’s corner to put the hosts in front on 12 minutes.

Palace doubled their lead 10 minutes later with Eze’s first Premier League goal, a curling free-kick.

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It was  the fifth time Eberechi Eze has both scored and assisted in a single league game and the first time since a goal and assist against Preston in March 2020. 

Patrick Bamford, who had an earlier effort overturned by the VAR for offside, pulled a goal back in the 27th minute, volleying in Mateusz Klich’s pass.

Palace restored their two-goal lead three minutes before half-time when Patrick van Aanholt’s cross was deflected in by Helder Costa.

Jordan Ayew converted Wilfried Zaha’s cross to secure the win on 70 minutes.

The win moved Crystal Palace to sixth place with 13 points while a second defeat saw Leeds slipped to 14th place with 10 points.

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