MX23RW : Tuesday, November 20 22:24:53
Aug 20, 2018 at 8pm UK at ​Selhurst Park
Attendance: 25,750
Crystal Palace
0-2
Liverpool
FT(HT: 0-1)
Milner (45' pen.), Mane (90')

Wilfried Zaha eyes Crystal Palace goal record

Zaha eyes Crystal Palace goal record
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Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha hopes to celebrate his new contract by becoming the club's all-time leading Premier League goalscorer when his side face Liverpool.

Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha has set his sights on becoming the club's all-time leading scorer in the Premier League when his side host Liverpool at Selhurst Park on Monday.

The 25-year-old equalled Chris Armstrong's tally of 23 Premier League goals for the Eagles during last weekend's 2-0 win over Fulham, and has since signed a new deal which will keep him at the club until 2023.

Zaha is keen to celebrate his contract extension with another goal against Liverpool, which would be enough for him to hold the outright record as Palace's leading Premier League marksman.

Asked if he could break the record soon, he told the club's official website: "Hopefully Monday! It's nice to see that I've managed to reach that level and I can break it on Monday. It's nice to know all the effort I'm putting in is actually paying off."

Zaha netted a career-high nine Premier League goals last season as Palace overcame a poor start to the campaign to comfortably survive.


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Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha celebrates after scoring during his side's Premier League clash with Fulham on August 11, 2018
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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City1210203653132
2Liverpool129302351830
3Chelsea128402781928
4Tottenham HotspurSpurs1290320101027
5Arsenal1273226151124
6Bournemouth126242116520
7Watford126241714320
8Manchester UnitedMan Utd126242021-120
9Everton125431915419
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11Wolverhampton WanderersWolves124441213-116
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13West Ham UnitedWest Ham123361418-412
14Newcastle UnitedNewcastle12237915-69
15Burnley122371225-139
16Crystal Palace12228817-98
17Southampton12156821-138
18Cardiff CityCardiff122281125-148
19Huddersfield TownHuddersfield12147622-167
20Fulham121291131-205

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