Palace have now moved above London rivals Arsenal in the table and Zaha was proud of the way his side stayed in the game against a Brighton team who had much the better of the play.
Barcelona and Real Madrid sit first and second in La Liga and level on points, with Barca only ahead on goal difference.
Barcelona go into the brief Spanish winter break on top of La Liga after a glittering show led by Lionel Messi saw the defending champions beat Alaves 4-1 on Saturday.
Brooklyn's Spencer Dinwiddie scored 39 points and the host Nets beat Atlanta 122-112, outscoring the Hawks 37-14 in the fourth quarter for the victory.
"It was an embarrassing performance. We will have to wake up and react. It will not be a good Christmas," said the Croatian.
We look at some of the big talking points of the season.
"The year 2019 for the club has been outstanding," said defender Virgil van Dijk. "But we shouldn't be satisfied with it. We should keep going, keep striving for more, and keep wanting more trophies."
While Tottenham have been buoyant and Mourinho has been all smiles, Lampard is wearing a frown after his young Chelsea team have hit the buffers.
Barcelona will play Napoli for the first time as the Catalan giants, five-time European champions, attempt to move on from last season's painful semifinal loss to Liverpool.
On Tuesday, they paid a visit to Canada House, in London, to thank officials for the hospitality shown to them while they
"We were very much encouraged by your victory, and we are grateful that you are the first runners," said Mikio Date, a member of Japanese comedy duo Sandwich Man who announced the runners.
The Bills drove to the Patriots 8-yard line in the final minutes but New England's defenders made two sacks and forced an incomplete pass, setting up a final desperate toss into the end zone that J.C. Jackson batted away to seal New England's win.