- Zaha scores in 58′
- Van Aanholt leaves injured, 62′
- Two-straight for Eagles
The win boosts Palace out of the drop zone, three points clear of Middlesbrough. West Brom is eighth with 40 points.
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The first half saw not much aside from a penalty shout for Salomon Rondon, as Palace had most of the ball against a typical Tony Pulis-led stingy West Brom.
Townsend made it 2-0, a deserved moment for the Englishman who drove three-quarters of the field and shrugged off multiple defenders for a wonderful goal.
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