Leeds United's next opponents Crystal Palace dealt setback at start of demanding week

Leeds United's next opponents Crystal Palace have been dealt a setback ahead of a demanding nine-days concluding with facing the Whites.

By Lee Sobot
Sunday, 17th April 2022, 6:33 pm
Updated Sunday, 17th April 2022, 6:36 pm

Patrick Vieira's 13th-placed Eagles took on Chelsea in Sunday's FA Cup semi-final at Wembley but the Blues recorded a 2-0 victory through strikes from Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Mason Mount.

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The cup run has left Palace with games in hand and Vieira's side are back in action on Wednesday night at Newcastle United.

The Eagles will then face Leeds at Selhurst Park next Monday night in what will be United's first game after 15 days off.

CUP RUN OVER: For Crystal Palace and boss Patrick Vieira, above, pictured on the Wembley sidelines during Sunday's 2-0 defeat to Chelsea. Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images.