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Crystal Palace: Fans react to Mateta footage

Crystal Palace: Fans react to Mateta footage - Crystal Palace

Plenty of Crystal Palace fans have been reacting to training footage of striker Jean-Philippe Mateta on social media.

The 23-year-old, who arrived on an 18-month loan deal from Mainz during the January window, has scored one goal for the club in four appearances.

He’s one of many Palace first-team players who will remain in London during the international break, and he’s been put through his paces on the training ground in front of goal.

The club shared a 41-second clip on their official Twitter page on Wednesday afternoon of Mateta going through a shooting drill. Jack Butland was between the sticks, with Mateta taking a few touches with his back to goal before unleashing a shot into the far corner.

It took five attempts for the Frenchman to find the back of the net after hitting the post on multiple occasions.

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Palace fans react

This is what these Palace supporters had to say to the post, with some poking fun at the striker.

“Is Roy admin today or something”

Credit: @s_cpfc

“why would you tweet this”

Credit: @palacejacob

“Why do we practice this routine? I’ve never seen any striker of ours turn and shoot outside the box since the days of Mathias Svensson.”

Credit: @TokyoTone

I love the way he celebrates training goals

Credit: @RRcpfc

“Reversing the curse by showing misses instead of goals. Genius”

Credit: @Benteke_SZN

“His celebration for training goals is so funny”

Credit: @sam_paIace

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