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Christian Benteke | Forward | #17

Team: Crystal Palace
Age / DOB:  (25) / 12/3/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 183

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Despite a spectacular penalty miss last weekend, striker Christian Benteke will remain on penalty kicks for Crystal Palace.
The former Liverpool forward drew a penalty in the final minute of the first half against West Ham last weekend in a 1-0 loss and drew scrutiny for missing wide right with a lackadaisical penalty attempt. But manager Alan Pardew confirmed Benteke will remain on penalty duty this week: "He will still be our penalty taker, we have a had chat about it and we had some conflicting opinions on the penalty which we would do but I have great faith in him. I think it is important that your striker continues to score goals and that is why I have always encouraged my centre forwards to take penalties." Oct 22 - 12:34 AM