Crystal Palace unable to avoid narrow defeat away to Leeds United (2-0)

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Technical card:
Leeds United: Illan Meslier, Luke Ayling, Pascal Struijk, Liam Cooper, Ezgjan Alioski, Raphinha, Mateusz Klich, Stuart Dallas, Kalvin Phillips (Jamie Shackleton, min.88), Jack Harrison and Patrick Bamford
Crystal Palace: Vicente Guaita, Nathaniel Clyne, Gary Cahill, Scott Dann, Patrick Van Aanholt (Andros Townsend, min.46), Jordan Ayew (Christian Benteke, min.77), Jairo Riedewald, Luka Milivojevic, Tyrick Mitchell, Jean-Philippe Mateta (Michy Batshuayi, min.65) and Eberechi Eze
Stadium: Elland Road
Goals: Jack Harrison (1-0, min. 3) and Patrick Bamford (2-0, min. 52)

Leeds beat Crystal Palace with a thumping 2-0 victory on Monday at Elland Road. Leeds United were looking forward to meeting again after losing their last game 2-1 to Everton. Crystal Palace were hoping to increase their winning streak after back-to-back victories against Newcastle United and Wolverhampton Wanderers. As the table looks today, Leeds United and Crystal Palace are 10th, (32 points) and 13th, (29 points), spots respectively, after 23 matches.

Leeds United started the first half well, following early goal from Jack Harrison in the 3rd minute, thereby seeing the first half to a 1-0.

The second half started in favour of Leeds United, beginning with a goal from Patrick Bamford in minute 52, and the game ended 2-0.

For Leeds United Jamie Shackleton came on for Kalvin Phillips, while Palace brought on Andros Townsend, Michy Batshuayi and Christian Benteke to replace Patrick Van Aanholt, Jean-Philippe Mateta and Jordan Ayew.

The referee booked Gary Cahill and Luka Milivojevic for Crystal Palace.

Leeds United will next travel to Arsenal, while Crystal Palace will face Burnley at home.

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