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Nigerian star becomes the first teenager to score for Crystal Palace FC in the EPL since 1998

Nigerian youngster Michael Olise has set a new record after coming from the bench to score a beautiful goal for Crystal Palace football club, in their 2-2 draw against Leicester City FC on Sunday.

The former Reading football club star was dropped to the bench by coach Patrick Vieira, and he was able to impress after being introduced to the pitch in the second half.

The 19 years old replaced Ghanaian star Jordan Ayew in the 53rd minutes, and he was able to make an instant impact on the pitch, as he scored a beautiful goal for the club.

First half goals from Super Eagles star Kelechi Iheanacho and Jamie Vardy were cancelled out by substitutes Michael Olise and Jeffrey Schlupp, as the match ended in no victor, no vanquished.

Michael Olise was exceptional for the home team after being introduced to the pitch, and he was able to mark his excellent performance with a fine goal.

With Michael Olise's first goal for Crystal Palace FC it means he has set a new record;

"Aged 19 years and 295 days, Michael Olise is the first teenager to score for Crystal Palace in the Premier League since Clinton Morrison in May 1998 (18 v Sheffield Wednesday)."

Michael Olise's stats against Leicester City FC (38 minutes)

• 1 goal

• 3 shots

• 2 key passes

• 1 accurate cross

• 1 interception

• 2 aerial duels won

• 88% passing (15/17)

• 100% aerial duels won (2/2).

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