Ivory Coast Star Zaha Draws Comparisons With Arsenal Legend Henry After Fine Finish Against Liverpool

Ivory Coast Star Zaha Draws Comparisons With Arsenal Legend Henry After Fine Finish Against Liverpool

  • Ivory Coast and Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha has opened his goal scoring account for the season
  • The former Manchester United winger scored a Henry-type goal as Crystal Palace held Liverpool to a 1-1 draw at Anfield
  • The Crystal Palace talisman has been on the radar of several clubs including AS Roma in the summer transfer window

Wilfried Zaha has been receiving praises following his strike for Crystal Palace in their draw against Liverpool on Monday night.

The Ivory Coast star broke the deadlock after calmly slotting home in a Henry-style to give Crystal Palace the lead at Anfield.

Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville described the finish as top class, comparing him to Arsenal legend Thierry Henry.

Wilfried Zaha, Henry, English Premier
Wilfried Zaha has been compared to Henry after sensational strike against Liverpool. Credit: @premierleague
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"That is Henry! That is a top class finish," said Gary Neville to Sky Sports.

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Luis Diaz netted in the second half to level the scores as Liverpool share the spoils with the Eagles.

Liverpool forward Darwin Nunez was sent off for a headbutt as the host played most of the game with ten men.

It is the Ivorian's first goal of the season and Crystal Palace's first point of the campaign.

How fans reacted to Zaha's goal

@HKTCO wrote:

There aren’t enough words in the English language to explain the love I have for Dazet Wilfried Armel Zaha.

@JoySportsGH wrote:

Wilfred Zaha, who has been a nightmare for the Reds, puts the Eagles ahead

@backagain added:

Palace strike first at Anfield, Zaha with a cool finish

@NickRTFM posted:

That was wild from Eze & Zaha

@YannickBolasie also posted:

Zaha is one of the big boys in the prem…don’t let anyone tell you any different, the quality & fight he brings for palace is something special, if I’m going to war I’m taking him with me

Liverpool held at home by Crystal Palace

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Liverpool vs Crystal Palace Premier League clash ended in a stalemate as the two sides settled for a 1-1 draw at Anfield.

The Reds were hoping to register their first win of the new campaign during the tie, having dropped points in their season opener against newly-promoted Fulham at Craven Cottage.

However, the Merseysiders' frustrating start to the season continued on Monday night, August 15. as they dropped more points once again.

Source: SportsBrief.com