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Crystal Palace goalscorer Riedewald delighted with win at Fulham

Crystal Palace defender Jairo Riedewald was delighted to score in their 2-1 defeat of Fulham.

Riedewald opened the scoring on the day.

"2-1 is a good victory in a London derby away from home. When I was on the pitch, we kept control, we didn't give that many chances to them - [only] a few chances [in the] first-half.

"We were very tight - a few crosses we could have blocked but we didn't. Overall, we kept control well and in possession we were patient. When we had the chance to score or be dangerous, we were very dangerous. I think overall it was a good performance for the team."

Focusing on just how dangerous Palace were against the Cottagers, Riedewald spoke about Wilfried Zaha's threat and how a shift in the team's approach enabled him to both score and assist.

"When we had the ball we were very dangerous," he said. "We kept the ball a little bit longer than last week. We played the ball straight into Wilf and Michy [Batshuayi] was very strong today as well.

"We all know that [Zaha is a threat]. It's up to us, the defenders and midfielders, to play the ball to Wilf so he can do his tricks, his actions, be dangerous. It's up to us to give him as many balls as we can."

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