He says he kept getting flashbacks of the match point that earned him the biggest trophy of his young career.
There is an enduring interest in Dong in England. In May this year, The Sun tabloid published an article with the headline, "Man United's Chinese starlet Dong Fangzhuo went from next big thing at Old Trafford alongside Ronaldo to reality TV facelift freak."
For Palace, Christian Benteke made his first start since August while Jeffrey Schlupp's hip injury meant Jairo Riedewald came in at left-back and Scott Dann also came in.
Italian champions Juventus and Cristiano Ronaldo will fancy their chances of overcoming French side Lyon, who lost captain Memphis Depay to a season-ending injury Sunday.
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Following a goalless first half, Brighton went ahead in the 54th minute when Maupay, controlled a cross from Leandro Trossard and let fly with his left foot from the edge of the box.
The good-natured Dong remembers well Ferguson's thoughtful act for what was the striker's first Christmas in Britain.
Brighton remained in 13th, five points above the relegation zone, and manager Graham Potter was pleased by the south coast side's latest display.
"They are the champions, they have all the assets to be called the best team in Europe. We will have to use all our hard work and our experience.
Pep Guardiola's Manchester City, who are trying to win a first Champions League crown, will meet record 13-time European champions Real Madrid for a place in the quarterfinals.
He will be free to play for them from January 1 and could be involved in the FA Cup third-round tie at home to city rivals Everton on January 5.
Brazilian Neymar then missed the chance to make it three from the penalty spot just after the hour mark, his spot kick clipping the outside of the post, before Mauro Icardi made it 13 goals in all competitions this season with a tap-in 11 minutes later.
A determined Indiana fightback and last-minute heroics by Malcolm Brogdon and Domantas Sabonis led the Pacers to a dramatic 105-102 upset of the NBA-best Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday.
"SACA will not participate in this committee until the existing restructure decision is formally withdrawn."
The Portuguese has been the opposing manager scheming against the club he led to three Premier League titles during spells with Inter Milan and Manchester United.
The move comes after the southern Dutch club won just two of their last 12 games and with PSV 10 points adrift of Ajax and AZ Alkmaar in the Eredivisie title race.
Harry and Meghan did not consult any other members of the royal family about their decision, CNN has learned.
But Dong admits that shyness and injuries, primarily a knee problem, ruined any hopes of making it at United.
Champions League debutants Atalanta continue their adventure against two-time former finalists Valencia, who knocked out Ajax
Fugazzotto almost always paints monkeys, in a variety of artistic styles, usually wearing human clothes and representing different cultures and historical periods.
Having been the youngest player to come through Wimbledon qualifying, 15-year-old Coco Gauff stunned five-time champion Venus Williams in the first round in straight sets, belying her ranking of 313.