The 26years old star was right on track with his skill but could not weather the storm after all, as Brighton and Hove Albion knocked the club out of FA Cup lately with a 2-1 defeat .
The English professional footballer Dale Stephens,the central midfielder for Brighton & Hove Albion opened the floor in the 25min. from the kick off time. Dale took advantage of a pass from Ezequiel Schelotto and seeing it off to the net.
The glaziers had to wait till 24 minutes away from halftime before getting an equalizer, through a Mali international player Barakary Sako who in the outgoing campaign became his side’s top scorer with five goals.
Sako struck the ball from 25 yards away straight up into the post and the score record was balanced to 1-1.But Glenn Murray on a substitute caused a difference to score record between crystal palace and Brighton & Hove Albion.
The FA Cup third round tie was leveled until when Chris Hughton called for the former center forward, who had served in Crystal Palace in Four years. Murray did not disappoint this late substitution by sending the Crystal Palace packing at about 10 minutes away from full time.
The winner, Brighton will be facing Middlesbrough on the Champions league side for the forth round of the competition .