Three Things we learned from Crystal Palace’s win over QPR

Crystal Palace were comfortable 3-1 winners against a disappointing QPR side today. Here are the THREE things we learned from The Eagles win:

Bolasie knows what he’s doing

The ‘even Yannick Bolasie doesn’t know what he’s going to do next’ cliche has become tired, but more importantly, just isn’t true. The Congolese winger ran Furlong ragged in the first half to the extent that Ramsey replaced the right-back at the interval. Bolasie was instrumental in QPR’s second goal and deserves more credit than he gets.

Zaha rebuilding his rep

Wilfried Zaha showed the kind of form that first earned him a move to Manchester United and there is a feeling that the forward is slowing rebuilding his standing in the game. The move to United perhaps came ‘too soon’ for Zaha but that’s not to say that he’ll never be capable of playing at the very top level.

Henry’s a lucky boy

Karl Henry can consider himself lucky not to be sent off for a cynical foul on Bolasie. The QPR midfielder held Bolasie by the ankle to stop him running through on his side’s defence. What was bizarre though was Lee Mason appeared to see the whole incident and yet waved play on. In his defence, Mason probably wanted to play advantage asBolasie still had some control of the ball, but why the referee didn’t show Henry a second yellow after the play stopped is anyone’s guess.