Wilfried Zaha reacts to Wan-Bissaka’s stunning last-ditch tackle in Man Utd draw: ‘Oh my God, it’s Aaron!’ | Football


Wan-Bissaka denied his outdated teammate what may have been a winner (Image: Getty)

Wilfried Zaha says Aaron Wan-Bissaka was the final Manchester United participant he needed chasing him down after his former teammate foiled what may have been a dramatic late win for Crystal Palace.

United took the lead late within the first-half by Bruno Fernandes, who rifled residence after being picked out unmarked within the field by Christian Eriksen.

Palace battled again within the second-half and equalised by a surprising free kick from Michael Olise within the 91st minute.

Casemiro missed an excellent probability to revive United’s lead moments later however Palace had their very own alternative to wrap up all three factors, with Zaha bursting ahead on the counter assault.

The Ivory Coast worldwide drove into the field however simply as he was about to tug the set off, Wan-Bissaka made an excellent last-ditch deal with to hook the ball to security with the ultimate whistle blown seconds later as the sport completed 1-1.

Wan-Bissaka spent a season-and-a-half within the Palace first-team alongside Zaha previous to his £50million transfer to Outdated Trafford in 2019 with the Eagles star blown away by the problem from his pal and former teammate.

‘Some other participant…’ Zaha informed Sky Sports activities. ‘As I’m working by, I had somewhat look again and I assumed ‘oh my God…it’s Aaron’.

United have been denied a win however may have misplaced it on the finish themselves (Image: Getty)

‘He’s the one one that may do a scoop deal with. So it was an awesome deal with.’

The outcome provides Palace a much-needed increase having misplaced 4 of their final 5 video games – three of these approaching residence turf.

‘We all know we’ve bought the expertise and the workforce. And one factor that the gaffer’s piped on about is simply contesting the video games and the expertise simply reveals by ultimately – like at present, we managed to get some extent,’ Zaha mentioned.

‘That was the distinction at present – simply never-say-die perspective and each 50-50 entering into at 100 per cent. We bought what we deserved. We would have even gained on the finish.

‘That efficiency at present, the followers deserved that. I’m buzzing with the lads actually, like all of us labored so onerous at present.

‘Clearly we’re proud of the purpose and it simply provides us confidence going into the following video games.’

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