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Cabaye A Fan Of "Terrific" Zaha

5 October 2015


Crystal Palace midfielder Yohan Cabaye has heaped praise on his teammate Wilfried Zaha, after the Eagles winger put in a Man of the Match performance to help sink West Bromwich Albion on Saturday.

The Baggies visited Selhurst Park for the early Premier League kick off last weekend, and suffered a 2-0 defeat at the hands of Alan Pardew's Palace, with Yannick Bolasie and Cabaye provising the goals to secure the three points.

Both goalscorers were praised for their performances, but it was Zaha's relentless running, causing Chris Brunt endless problems and winning the penalty for Cabaye to fire home Palace's second, which impressed the Frenchman.

"When he plays like this he's difficult to stop," said Cabaye after the game. "I like him, we all like him, we all know what he can do and today he was terrific."

Cabaye's third goal of the season secured the win for Palace, netting his second penalty in the space of a week, having got the only goal in the away win at Watford at the end of September.

Both he and Dwight Gayle have taken two, scored two from the spot this season, but the Frenchman revealed that he has been designated the regular penalty taker by Pardew.

"We had a chat with the manager and he told me that I have to take the penalties," he said. "I'm confident with it and two in a row, I'll try to keep that up, to carry on and score a few more goals."

The full video interview with Cabaye - in which he also discussed breaking down West Brom and Palace's "best performance" of the season so far - is available to watch in full for free HERE.

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