Crystal Palace will host Leeds United at Selhurst Park on Sunday afternoon and Patrick Vieira shall be hoping his crew can decide up all three factors from the conflict after a poor begin within the Premier League.
Nevertheless, their probabilities gained’t be boosted by some recent harm information rising out of the membership.
What’s the newest?
In line with Soccer.London journalist Robert Warlow, Joachim Andersen is a doubt for the sport towards Leeds this weekend.
Writing in an article for the publication, Warlow claimed that the Palace defender’s calf harm picked up in coaching forward of the Chelsea conflict may hold him out of the crew for one more week, that means the sport this weekend may come too quickly for the participant.
Andersen joins Nathaniel Clyne, James McArthur and Jack Butland on the lengthy record of Vieira’s harm considerations.
Vieira must be fearful
There isn’t any doubt that Patrick Vieira must be fearful about not having Andersen again within the crew for the Leeds fixture, because the proficient centre-back has been a standout performer for the Eagles already this season.
The Danish defender has scored one purpose, making 1.5 interceptions, 1.7 tackles and a whopping 9.8 clearances per sport, in addition to profitable 71% of his duels up to now.
Not solely that, Andersen at present ranks first for cross interceptions in his personal half and ranks fourth for cross interceptions in whole over the whole Premier League, proving additional that he’s an enormous miss for Palace.
Vieira hailed the 26-year-old centre-back final season, outlining what makes him such a helpful asset to the London membership.
The Frenchman commented: “He’s massively necessary.”
Will Andersen be an enormous miss vs Leeds?
“If you wish to have possession and you’ve got a centre-back who is admittedly snug having the ball at his ft it’s fairly necessary.”
The Dane is clearly a participant who can put Palace on the entrance foot, laying the ball calmly into the ft of the younger and attacking abilities who blossom within the membership’s beginning XI.
Certainly, it’s clear that Andersen this season continues to be a massively vital a part of the crew as they misplaced to Chelsea with out him final weekend. Thus, it is going to give Leeds United’s attacking menace a bonus on Sunday too, so getting him again to his finest as quickly as attainable shall be essential for Palace.