Jordan Ayew was spotted holding back the tears at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon after he was overcome with emotion from scoring in the 2-1 win over Manchester United.
The Ghanaian international latched on to a flick by Jeffrey Schlupp before coolly slotting the ball at the back of the net.
The 32nd minute strike was his first league goal since 2 January, 2019 when he netted in a 2-0 win at Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Daniel James’s late equaliser after Marcus Rashford’s penalty miss seemed set to give Manchester United a point but in added time Patrick van Aanholt scored for the Eagles to snatch all three points.
The 2-1 win was Crystal Place’s first triumph at Old Trafford in 15 years.