Leeds United vs Crystal Palace – Preview, H2H, Line-ups, Prediction | EPL 2021-22

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa
Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa

Leeds United will square up with Crystal Palace this Tuesday in a 14th round game of the 2021/22 Premier League season 

Venue: Elland Road 

Key Statistics

Leeds United have won just one of their six home games in the league this season. 

They have scored six goals at home and have conceded nine times. 

Marcelo Bielsa’s side are winless in three games (D1, L2). 

Leeds United have won five of their six midweek games in the Premier League. 

Crystal Palace have lost just one of their last eight games in the league (W2, D5). 

They have won just one of six away games in the Premier League this season (D3, L2).

Patrick Vieira’s side have a poor midweek record and have won only one of their last 12 games.

They have also conceded at least twice in seven of their last eight PL away games.

Head to head

Leeds United have a good record against Crystal Palace and have won 30 out of 64 matches played between the two teams, as opposed to Crystal Palace’s 18 victories. The hosts also have an excellent recent record against Crystal Palace at Elland Road and have won each of their last five home games against the Eagles.

Latest Performances in all competitions

Leeds United: D-L-D-W-L

Crystal Place: L-D-W-W-D

Leeds United 

Leeds United’s poor start to the season continued over the weekend as they were held to a goalless draw with Brighton, leaving them hovering just above the relegation zone after 13 games.

The Lilly Whites are sitting in 17th place, three points ahead of Burnley who occupy the last relegation spot. They are in danger of dropping back to the Championship in their second season at the top flight unless they can quickly improve on their performances.

Marcelo Bielsa’s side have taken just one win from their last six PL games, making them one of the most out of form teams in that period.

They welcome Crystal Palace to Elland Road in desperate need of a win to boost their chances of survival in the league this season.  

Possible Leeds united starting line-ups

Illian Meslier, Junior Firpo, Diego Llorente, Kalvin Phillips, Liam Cooper; Adam Forshaw, Stuart Dallas, Rodrigo, James Harrison, Raphinha, Daniel James.

Injured: Robin Koch  

Doubtful: Luke Ayling, Patrick Bamford

Suspended: None

Crystal Palace 

Crystal Palace tasted their first defeat in eight games when they lost 2-1 to Aston Villa on Saturday. Goals from Matt Targett and John McGinn handed Steven Gerrard‘s men the win despite a late fightback from Palace who scored through Marc Guehi in the 90th minute.

The result and a win for Leicester in their game against Watford pushed Patrick Vieira’s side out of the top ten places and into 11th place. 

With five draws from their last eight games, the visitors have shown that they won’t give up easily. Their 3-0 loss to Liverpool in September was the last time they have failed to score in a game, proving that they can back themselves to find the back of the net against Leeds United on Tuesday. 

If they win this game, they can move into the top ten places again and at least guarantee that they would be within touching distance of the top seven. 

Possible Crystal Palace starting line-ups

Vicente Guaita; Joel Ward, James Tomkins, Marc Guehi, Tyrick Mitchell; Luka Milivojević, Cheikhou Kouyate, Michael Olise, Conor Gallagher, Wilfried Zaha, Christian Benteke. 

Injured: Joachim Andersen, Nathan Ferguson, James McArthur

Doubtful: None

Suspended: None


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