Crystal Palace fans react on Twitter to Dwight Gayle's performance against Everton

Dwight Gayle was handed 45 minutes to impress for Crystal Palace against Everton yesterday.

Crystal Palace fans have praised the performance of Dwight Gayle against Everton.

Gayle was actually taken off at half-time in the contest and replaced by Connor Wickham - and Palace fans were left baffled by Alan Pardew’s decision.

The former Peterborough United man had looked bright in the first half of the fixture, but he was not given the opportunity to come back out after half-time.

Palace fans were disappointed to see Gayle go off, with many suggesting he would have scored if he remained on the pitch.

Palace ended up drawing 0-0 with Everton, and they missed Gayle’s finishing ability, as they created a host of chances in the second 45 minutes.

The Eagles had a numerical advantage for much of the second half, but they were unable to make it count.

Gayle has struggled for starts this season, but Pardew has recently stated that he is the best finisher in his squad.

Palace’s draw with Everton has left them in 16th place in the Premier League table, and they are now able to feel assured of their top flight status.

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