Leeds United faced off against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park earlier today as they hoped to pick up a good result on the road. The Whites made a good start to the game and got their noses ahead in the tenth minute courtesy of Pascal Struijk’s goal. However, Odsonne Edouard equalised for the home team just 14 minutes later as both sides went into the half-time break with a 1-1 scoreline.
Eberechi Eze ended up netting the winning goal for the Eagles in the 76th minute as Jesse Marsch’s men crashed to a poor 2-1 loss away from home.
Let’s take a look at how each Leeds United player performed during the clash against Crystal Palace.
GK: Illan Meslier – 6.5/10
He made a few decent saves at the back but shipped in two goals today.
RB: Rasmus Kristensen – 6.5/10
Kristensen performed his defensive duties well but lacked quality in the final third.
CB: Robin Koch – 6.5/10
He cleared the danger when needed and was strong in the air.
CB: Liam Cooper – 6/10
The Scottish talent did his fair share of defending but failed to contain the Palace defenders.
LB: Pascal Struijk – 7.5/10
He got stuck in with some solid tackles and had some lively moments in the final third. Struijk opened the goal-scoring in the tenth minute.
CM: Tyler Adams – 7/10
Adams protected his backline well and engineered two good chances in the opponent’s half.
CM: Marc Roca – 6/10
The Spaniard earned the ball back twice but struggled to influence the game going forward.
RW: Brennan Aaronson – 6/10
He was unfortunate to hit the crossbar and lacked quality in the final third.
CAM: Rodrigo – 7/10
The Spanish sensation had a few inviting moments in the opponent’s half.
LW: Jack Harrison – 6.5/10
Harrison caused a few headaches for the opposition defenders.
ST: Patrick Bamford – 6/10
Bamford showed some signs of promise but lacked quality in the final third.
RW: Crysencio Summerville – 6/10
He struggled to get into the rhythm of the game.
CM: Mateusz Klich – 6/10
Klich offered very little after coming off the bench.
CB: Luke Ayling – N/A
He didn’t get enough time to influence the game.
ST: Joe Gelhardt – N/A
Gelhardt had some bright moments after coming off the bench.