Tyrick Mitchell eyes FA Cup run and praises Olise after Palace’s 2-1 win at Millwall

Tyrick Mitchell wants Crystal Palace to go on a good FA Cup run under Patrick Vieira and praised Michael Olise after his goal and assist against Millwall.

The Eagles found themselves a goal down in the 18th minute when Benik Afobe forced Jack Butland into an error right in front of his own goal, which allowed the Millwall forward to tap home.

However, Vieira’s side managed to turn the game around in 12 minutes at The Den after half time.

Michael Olise equalised for the visitors in the 46th minute with a curling shot from just inside the area and then turned provider to set up Jean-Philippe Mateta in the 58th minute, who planted a header past George Long.

When asked who he would like in the fourth round of the FA Cup, Mitchell told Palace TV: “The aim was to get to the next round. I don’t mind anyone, to be fair – I just want a good cup run.

“I feel as though we had loads of possession in the first half, but it was just about our final play and tempo on the ball.

“In the second half, we started well, and you could see that by the two goals.”

Speaking on Olise, who Vieira said changed the game for Palace, Mitchell added: “He’s a top player. You can see that anytime he comes on, he causes problems and assists goals – he has it all.”




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