Stars Abroad

English Premier League side Crystal Palace qualified to the Last 8 of the Emirates FA Cup after a 2-0 victory over Doncaster Rovers on Sunday, February 17.

Ghana’s Jeffrey Schlupp scored the first of the two goals on the day while Max Meyer headed home the second to help them go to the next round.

The Black Stars player has reportedly been in good form for Palace in the last few months and had garnered a total of 22 league appearances with 4 goals to his name.

After the victory over Doncaster, he shared his thoughts with the club's official website.

“I found a bit of space on the left side so I drove into the space and before I knew it, I was in the box. I thought I’d get a good strike on it and see what happens and thankfully it went in," Schlupp said. 

"We knew it was going to be a tough one and anyone who watched today saw that they [Doncaster] played good football but we’re obviously pleased to have come here and won the game. We scored two good goals and are through to the next round."

"We obviously knew if we got past this round, we’d be in a good position. Of course this is a special tournament and hopefully, with the luck of the draw, we might get a ‘lesser’ team, if that’s what you want to call it, to have a better chance of getting through. But obviously any trip to Wembley is special and hopefully, we can do that.”

Crystal Palace will find their next opponents will be on Monday evening (February,18) when the draw for the quarter final is made after the final round 5 tie between Chelsea and Manchester United.

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