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Zaha sends Palace to Wembley

Wilfired Zaha (left) scored both goals to send Crystal Palace to the Championship playoff...
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BRIGHTON, England (AP)

Crystal Palace will play Watford in the playoff for the final Premier League promotion spot at Wembley Stadium on May 27 after winning 2-0 at Brighton in the second leg on Monday.

Having drawn 0-0 in the first leg, Palace went through after two second-half goals from Manchester United-bound Wilfried Zaha. The 20-year-old forward, who has made one appearance for the England national team, hit the target in the 69th and 88th minutes.

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Zaha says ''I'm just glad, we are going to Wembley, no words can express how I feel. I have played at Palace for 10 years, so doing this for Palace is perfect, for when I leave.''

Palace secured its place in the top six on the final day of the season following a dismal run of form.


 

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