Zaha scores again as Crystal Palace beats Burnley

Crystal Palace boss Hodgson: We deserve better for way we're playing

Wilfried Zaha finding form again as Crystal Palace beat Burnley

Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha, left, and Burnley's Phil Bardsley battle for the ball during the English Premier League soccer match at Turf Moor, Burnley, England, Saturday Nov. 30, 2019.

Ghanaian midfielder Jeffrey Schlupp climbed off the bench to score for Crystal Palace in their 2-0 away win over Burnley at the Turf Moor in the English Premier League.

"He is a good player, isn't he?"

"When he's in good shape like he is, when he's as pure as he is right now - because his performance is not only good going forward, it's good defensively, too". "But, when you're Crystal Palace, and I think Burnley would regard themselves in the same situation, when a player does exceptionally well and there's lots of clubs after them and prepared to pay big money, it's not always that easy to keep hold of them".

"We never wanted to lose it", Hodgson added.

"We can not say to Wilf:" You have to stay with us because we are the Champions League next year ". "I don't know we are in mixed form". But, until that day comes, I'll make him work, I'm happy he can work and he's happy to be we've got a player of his ability to help us win football matches.

Schlupp, a second half substitute, added the second after 78 minutes when he took advantage of a miscued clearance by Ben Mee to fire through the legs of Pope.

"It was an impressive win, an important one after the series of games we've had", said Hodgson.

"We have had five tough fixtures and I don't think we've performed badly in any of them, but of course because we've been playing the top sides we've been unable to get many points". Transfer Talk then follows at noon and provides analysis of the greatest stories.

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