Against his former club, the former Premier League and Golden Boot winner converted Sascha Riether’s cross following a neat counterattack to net his 11th league strike since his arrival from Manchester United last summer.
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"It is great to play with him. But it is about teamwork. We showed that against Tottenham when we defended very well.
"Berbatov’s best quality is not to defend, so all the players did a great job and also used the qualities that he has."
The win saw the West London club climb into the top half of the table following a run of four matches unbeaten and, having earlier endured a run of just one win in 12 matches, Ruiz believes that his side have turned a corner.
"We believe more in ourselves now," he observed. "Sometimes we did not get the points we deserved but we have changed our mentality."