Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson has said that he is not surprised by Wilfried Zaha’s heroics for the club.
The Cote d’Ivoire international returned from a knee injury to help the Eagles pick their first points of the season in a 2-1 win over Chelsea.
The winger's contribution was again crucial as his injury time goal helped the Selhurst Park outfit pick a point against Slaven Bilic’s side on Saturday.
"Even though I wasn't working with him, apart from the brief spell when he was called up to England. I had seen him play a lot for Palace and I was watching him getting better and better, so I am not surprised," Hodgson told media.
"We did in the second half because we put [Bakary] Sako in that role as part of a front three because we were losing, but Wilf [Zaha] has always been a player who is more than prepared to cut in from wide positions and run the channels like Andros Townsend.
"We're not actually asking him [Zaha] to play center-forward, we are trying to get him to operate in the attacking positions where he is most comfortable, [like the] inside left or inside right channel.”