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Wilfried Zaha’s one-two with Max Meyer was the best thing about Patrick van Aanholt’s thunderb*stard

He'll tell you that he meant it

Tiki-taka.

Bournemouth’s clash with Crystal Palace was more eventful than we could have imagined.

Two well-taken goals, the first from David Brooks and then Patrick van Aanholt, were the highlights of the clash that the home side won 2-1.


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“Think of me tonight”

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“Think of me tonight”

Brooks opened the scoring for Bournemouth with a curled finish in the first-half, but van Aanholt briefly restored parity for Palace with his own screamer.

The Dutchman’s strike, although an absolute thunderb*stard, should have been chalked off for offside.

That wasn’t the only notable thing about the strike. 

We’re not even taking about the questionable celebration

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We’re not even taking about the questionable celebration

Wilfried Zaha produced the assist for van Aanholt’s equaliser, however he definitely had Lady Luck on his side before that.

Palace’s talisman was searching for an opening outside the area

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Palace’s talisman was searching for an opening outside the area

He went to lay the ball off to Max Meyer who wasn’t ready to receive the pass

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He went to lay the ball off to Max Meyer who wasn’t ready to receive the pass

Zaha’s pass comically hit the German

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Zaha’s pass comically hit the German

Fortunately for Palace the ball fell back kindly to the Ivorian

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Fortunately for Palace the ball fell back kindly to the Ivorian

Zaha then saw van Aanholt making a forward run from left-back

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Zaha then saw van Aanholt making a forward run from left-back

The Dutchman unleashed his strike

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The Dutchman unleashed his strike

It flew past Asmir Begovic and almost broke the net

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It flew past Asmir Begovic and almost broke the net

We’re fully aware it was a rocket from van Aanholt, but we can’t ignore the hilarious one-two in the build-up.

The incident was similar to Lucas Moura’s inadvertent moment of genius before Harry Kane’s goal against Huddersfield.

Zaha will tell you that he definitely meant this.


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