Crystal Palace 4-1 Leeds United recap - Post-match reaction from Selhurst Park defeat

The Yorkshire Evening Post's live match day blog will bring you all the latest as Leeds United take on Crystal Palace in the Premier League.

By Joe Urquhart
Saturday, 7th November 2020, 7:24 pm
Leeds United take on Crystal Palace in Premier League action.
Leeds United take on Crystal Palace in Premier League action.

Marcelo Bielsa's outfit travel to the capital on Saturday afternoon with the Whites going head-to-head with Roy Hodgson's Eagles in South London. Follow every kick of the Premier League encounter below from Selhurst Park...

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Crystal Palace vs Leeds United - LIVE MATCH DAY BLOG

Last updated: Saturday, 07 November, 2020, 14:55

  • Leeds United travel to Crystal Palace on Saturday afternoon
  • Marcelo Bielsa’s side are looking to get back to winning ways
  • United fell to a 4-1 defeat to Leicester City on Monday
  • Palace were beaten by Wolves last time out
  • Kick-off at Selhurst Park is at 3pm
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  • FULL-TIME - Crystal Palace 4-1 Leeds United

Welcome to today’s live match day blog as Leeds United travel to Crystal Palace in Premier League action.

We’ll have all the latest right here so stay tuned…

Need some pre-match reading? It’s Roy v Bielsa...

Early Crystal Palace team news

Crystal Palace will be without suspended club captain Luka Milivojevic while defender James Tomkins has suffered an injury setback.

Long-term absentees Wayne Hennessey (thigh), Nathan Ferguson (knee) and Connor Wickham (thigh) remain out for the foreseeable future. 

Palace are also still missing Joel Ward (groin) and Tyrick Mitchell (knock).

Early Leeds United team news

Marcelo Bielsa will be without defensive midfielder Kalvin Phillips as he continues his recovery from a shoulder injury.

Record summer signing Rodrigo will also be missing in the capital after testing positive for coronavirus with defender Diego Llorente still sidelined.

Leeds, though, remain hopeful over the fitness of winger Raphinha (ankle) who will be assessed ahead of kick-off in south London.

YEP predicted line-up v Crystal Palace

Leeds United predicted XI: Meslier; Ayling, Koch, Cooper, Dallas; Struijk; Hernandez, Klich; Harrison, Costa; Bamford.

Our pre-match poll - what result are you backing this afternoon?

Fan thoughts ahead of kick-off



Full Leeds United team news

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