A STUNNING strike from Sullay Kaikai produced Crystal Palace U21s a point at Bristol City this afternoon in a 2-2 draw. Kaikai beat Frank Fielding with a curling free-kick from 25 yards out for his first goal of the afternoon before unleashing a brilliant volley for his second. Bobby Reid replied before the interval and Stephen McLaughlin thought he had secured the win for Bristol City nine minutes from time. However, Kaikai's left-footed shot went into the top corner at the end. Palace's first chance of the afternoon came through Osman Sow's glancing header from Kaikai's corner. The referee awarded Palace a free-kick just outside the City box after Louis Carey had fouled Sow, allowing Kaikai to step up and bend the ball over the wall. City restored parity shortly after when the influential Reid guided his side-footed strike perfectly into the bottom corner. McLaughlin looked dangerous on the break and went close when he tried to find the far corner with a right-footed strike but it was comfortably saved. But nine minutes from time, McLaughlin thought he had grabbed the winner with a strike which went in off the underside of the crossbar. But Kaikai picked up the ball 30 yards from goal before unleashing a left-footed screamer into the top corner. The youngster was recently called up the first team squad for the trip to Norwich City, and this double will give him confidence to force his way into Tony Pulis' plans further.
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