Crystal Palace and Nottingham Forest fans react on Twitter to Jonathan Williams' Euro 2016 performance

Wales' Jonathan Williams in action with Slovakia's Peter Pekarik

The Crystal Palace star was in good form.

Wales' Jonathan Williams in action with Slovakia's Peter PekarikWales' Jonathan Williams in action with Slovakia's Peter Pekarik

Wales did what England couldn’t yesterday in the European Championships, picking up a win in their opening group game.

Goals from Gareth Bale and Hal Robson-Kanu proved enough for the Welsh to claim victory but for fans of Crystal Palace and, a lesser extent, Nottingham Forest, it was the performance of Jonathan Williams that caught the eye.

The diminutive Welshman was handed a surprise start for Wales and impressed with his work-rate and fantastic technical ability.

Which had Palace fans scratching heads.

Williams has battled serious injury trouble throughout his short career but spent last season out on loan at Nottingham Forest and MK Dons in the Championship.

Wales' Gareth Bale celebrates with Jonathan Williams (L) and James Chester (R) after scoring their first goalWales' Gareth Bale celebrates with Jonathan Williams (L) and James Chester (R) after scoring their first goal

The performance yesterday however had many Palace fans wondering why the 22-year-old youth-team product did not get a chance to shine at Selhurst Park in 2015-16.

Forest fans were also perplexed by the Palace-owned star’s performances. He barely got a look-in during his time on loan at the City Ground and many Forest fans took to blaming former manager Dougie Freedman for that apparent error.

Here is how fans of both clubs reacted to his performance yesterday:

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