Christian Benteke Appreciation Tweets After His Stunning Header For Crystal Palace v Everton Last Night

Everton versus Crystal Palace ended with both of the Belgian strikers scoring in a 1-1 draw last night. Romelu Lukaku opened scoring with a majestic freekick in the first half, but his counterpart Christian Benteke was more than up to the part as he powered in a brilliantly accurate header to equalize in the 50th minute.

The former Liverpool man returned to Merseyside for the first time since his 35-million-pound transfer to the Eagles and scored his fifth goal in six appearances against the Toffees.

The big Belgian needed a confidence boost in his career with his much publicized stint at Liverpool not turning out as all the parties involved would have hoped. And he seems to have found the same with Crystal Palace.

Many opinionated that Palace were overpaying for the striker, looking at his Liverpool record, but he looks like money well spent; his quality is evident in the beautiful header against Everton last night.

Last season Palace had everything but an efficient striker and this led to the mini-collapse post-Christmas period. But now, with the lethal Belgian leading the front-line, Crystal Palace have what they have been missing sorely for too long- a focal point for their attacks and a striker who can put those chances away.

Check out the best reactions on Twitter after the Belgian’s sweet header to equalise for Palace last night!

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