LONDON. Crystal Palace 0-0 Leeds United didn’t manage to score any goal on Monday..
The match was played at the Selhurst Park stadium in London on Monday and it started at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Darren England with the assistance of Constantine Hatzidakis and James Mainwaring. The 4th official was Graham Scott. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold around 9.3 degrees Celsius or 48.72 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 71%.
There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Crystal Palace was in possession of the ball for 53% of the time vs. Leeds United that controlled the ball for 47% of the time.
Crystal Palace was more aggressive with 64 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 6 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Crystal Palace to win the match.
Crystal Palace shot 16 times, 6 on target, 10 off target. On the other side, Leeds United shot 9 times, 2 on target, 7 off target.
Crystal Palace received 2 yellow cards (J. Andersen and J. Ward). On the opposite side, Leeds United received 2 yellow cards (D. James and D. Llorente).
After this encounter, Crystal Palace will have 37 points like Aston Villa to stay in the 14th place. On the other side, Leeds United will have 33 points to stay in the 16th place.
Leeds United will host Manchester City on the 30th of April with a 2-1 head to head in favor of Manchester City (1 draw).
Crystal Palace: Formation and Lineups
Crystal Palace started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Patrick Vieira chose to play with the following team: Vicente Guaita , Nathaniel Clyne , Joachim Andersen , Marc Guéhi , Joel Ward , Conor Gallagher , James McArthur , Eberechi Eze , Jordan Ayew , Jean-Philippe Mateta and Wilfried Zaha .
Crystal Palace made 3 changes: J. Ayew for M. Olise (67′), E. Eze for J. Schlupp (79′) and J. Mateta for C. Benteke (84′).
Top player: Wilfried Zaha
The player who no doubt impressed Crystal Palace the most was Wilfried Zaha.
His rating iswith 24 passes (79% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 19 duels out of 29. He performed 3 crosses.
Leeds United: Formation and Lineups
Leeds United started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
On the other side, Jesse Marsch played with: Illan Meslier , Luke Ayling , Diego Llorente , Liam Cooper , Stuart Dallas , Mateusz Klich , Kalvin Phillips , Raphinha , Rodrigo , Jack Harrison and Daniel James .
Leeds United made 3 changes: M. Klich for R. Koch (46′), D. James for S. Greenwood (59′) and Rodrigo for J. Gelhardt (74′).
Best player: Illan Meslier
The player that probably impressed the most for Leeds United was the goalkeeper: Illan Meslier. His rating is 8.13. He performed 6 saves.