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Thread: Leeds United - v - Crystal Palace ***Matchday Thread***

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    Leeds United - v - Crystal Palace ***Matchday Thread***



    TEAM NEWS

    Leeds' head coach Marcelo Bielsa has confirmed that Kalvin Phillips is fit despite being substituted at half-time in*Saturday's draw at Brighton.

    Luke Ayling and Patrick Bamford will gain fitness with the under-23 side before returning to first-team action.

    Crystal Palace are without Joachim Andersen, who has a thigh injury, while James McArthur also remains out.

    Eberechi Eze returned from a long-term Achilles problem as a substitute in the*defeat by Aston Villa at the weekend.

    Newcastle have to win their next two games - Alan Shearer analysisGarth Crooks' team of the weekLAWRO'S PREDICTION

    Leeds have only scored 12 goals in their first 13 games of this campaign, compared with 22 by the same stage of last season.

    MATCH FACTS

    Head-to-head

    Leeds have won five successive home league matches against Crystal Palace - last losing to them at Elland Road in March 2006.The Whites have also won four of the past six meetings in the Premier League.

    Leeds United

    Leeds have only won a solitary home league match so far this season (D3, L2).They have averaged just a goal per game in those six fixtures.

    Marcelo Bielsa's side are yet to score more than two goals in a league game this season - a feat they managed 10 times in 2020-21.The Whites have committed 154 fouls in the Premier League this season, second only to Watford.

    Crystal Palace

    Crystal Palace lost for the first time in eight matches last time out against Aston Villa (W2, D5).

    The Eagles are unbeaten in their last three away games in the Premier League (W1, D2).They have scored in eight successive league fixtures.

    Palace have won just one of their 12 matches in the Premier League played on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday (D4, L7).Patrick Vieira's side have conceded a league-high eight goals from corners so far this season.

    Christian Benteke has scored 12 Premier League goals on a Tuesday - only Alan Shearer, with 15, and Wayne Rooney, with 13, have managed more.

    2 - 2.

    MOT.

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    This has the feel of a nail biter about it - please let us get 3 points no matter how we play.

    Good that Bamf and Ayling got game time for u23s but not in match day squad for tonight

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    Nail biting Hopey ?

    Don't worry MB has now worked out an 89 minute Plan Z option !


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    Might nip down to the bookies and put a tenner on that MT

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    not a good feel on this game. we can't score and they have a couple of players that can.

    Meslier will have to come up big today.

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    We have to find a way spaldy cos after tonight and Sunday we have a bitch of a bunch of games coming up.

    6 points needed - no ifs/buts/maybe's its 6 points.

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    Need a win tonight. Anything less than 4 points from our next two is just not good enough and to be honest 6 points is really needed.

    We really needed Bamford and Ayling available for these two.

    Be interesting to see who starts today have a feeling Roberts will start

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    Could do with the barcodes and Norwich drawing tonight as well.

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    This what we came up here for …. Come on you *whites….


    *come on you lilacs just doesn’t have the same sting huh!

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    Roberts starts up front....theres being loyal only for so long....why,why,why?

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