Eze scores, Olise assists as Palace stun Hammers in 7-goal thriller


Super Eagles eligible stars, Eberechi Eze and Michael Olise scored and assisted respectively for Crystal Palace in their 4-3 win over West Ham United in the Premier League played at the weekend at Selhurst Park.

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Tomas Soucek gave the Hammers the lead in the 9th minute when his shot found the back of the net from a rebound.

Olise got his assist when he put Jordan Ayew on goal to restore parity in the 15th minute.

Ivorian forward, Wilfred Zaha gave the home side the lead in the 20th minute when he tapped the ball home from a rebound.

Jeffrey Schlupp extended the Eagle’s lead in the 30th minute after an error from the Hammers’ defence.

Michail Antonio reduced the deficit for the away side when he nodded that ball home from Tomas Soucek’s pass.

Eze got his name on the scoresheet from the penalty spot in the 66th minute after he was initially brought down by Nayef Aguerd.

Aguerd will go on to score on the other end which would turn out to be the last goal in the entertaining encounter.

Olise has now registered 9 assists this season, four of which have come under interim manager, Roy Hodgson and has found the back of the net two times.

Eze on the other hand has now bagged 8 goals and three assists this season and has now exceeded his best goal-contribution tally since he moved to Selhurst Park.