‘It is just a dream’ - Crystal Palace’s Zaha revels in Chelsea win

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The 24-year-old is buzzing after notching the winning goal that ended the Eagles seven-game losing run in the English topflight on Saturday

Wilfried Zaha is delighted after he helped Crystal Palace seal a 'dream' 2-1 victory over Chelsea at the Selhurst Park.

On his return from a knee injury that had him sidelined since the beginning of the season, the Ivory Coast international scored the goal that secured the Eagles' first win in the 2017-18 English Premier League campaign..

“I worked hard to come back so today it is just a dream to beat Chelsea at home," Zaha told club website.

“We have got great players and now the confidence will start building and I am sure we can climb up the table.

“Getting the first goal was a massive confidence boost for the whole team and we all just worked so hard, pulled together well and produced a great performance,” he continued.

“They had come back level so to get the next goal was going to be vital so it was nice to get the winner.

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“In the role we were both playing we showed some great energy going forward, we were really fresh and kept trying to create the chances. Mama [Sakho] did well for our goal, even though he is a defender he is always thinking about going forward so when he had the ball I just knew I had to make a run and was delighted to be able to finish the chance.

“I need to keep working at my finishing because I don’t score enough goals but I was buzzing to get the goal today.

“I was really tired at the end but I just need to keep working hard in training and just get back to full fitness as soon as possible," he concluded.

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