"I thought he had a good game," Downing said.
"He combined with Berahino really well. He has the quality to drop in and link the play and controls the game from that area.
"He got on the shoulder for his first goal and then a typical poacher's goal from the corner.
"It has been a while since he has played but his dedication and attitude has always been spot on. He is prepared to play and wants to play."
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