Premier League

Crystal Palace vs Leeds: TV channel, live stream, team news & prediction

Max Parsons
The sides played out a 1-1 draw earlier in the campaign
The sides played out a 1-1 draw earlier in the campaign / Jan Kruger/GettyImages
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Crystal Palace will be hoping to prevent their season from fizzling out when they host Leeds United in the latest in a string of Monday night games at Selhurst Park this calendar year.

Defeat to Chelsea in the FA Cup semi-finals last weekend was followed by another loss to Newcastle on the road on Wednesday, and although their Premier League status is secure, Palace boss Patrick Vieira will want a response.

Leeds are in steady form at the moment and look good to stay up – they are currently five points clear of the Premier League drop zone courtesy of three wins and a draw in their previous four. They have, however, had a couple of weeks off since beating Watford 3-0.

Here's 90min's preview of the game.


How to watch Crystal Palace vs Leeds on TV - UK & US

When is kick off? Monday 25 April, 20:00 (GMT)
Where is it being played? Selhurst Park, London
What TV channel is it on? Sky Sports Main Event/Premier League (UK), USA Network (US)
Highlights? Sky Sports Football YouTube channel
Who's the referee? Darren England
Who's the VAR? Jarred Gillett


Crystal Palace team news

Patrick Vieira's biggest concern is the availability of Michael Olise, who will have to be assessed prior to kick off after being forced off with injury in the first of the Eagles' defeat at Newcastle.

Nathan Ferguson remains out of contention while Luka Milivojevic is unlikely to feature this weekend despite stepping up his recovery from injury.


Leeds team news

Adam Forshaw, Patrick Bamford and Tyler Roberts will all sit this one out because of injury.

Jesse Marsch may also be without Jamie Shackleton and Junior Firpo, although they may be fit enough for a place on the bench. Daniel James will likely lead the line, supported by Jack Harrison and Raphinha.


Crystal Palace vs Leeds prediction

Judging on form and incentive, you'd expect only one winner from this contest. On the back of a very solid run of form and still striving to pull away from a relegation battle for good, Leeds will of course be fired up to continue their current streak.

But Palace have shown great signs of progress throughout Vieira's maiden campaign at the helm and will still feel a top half finish is within their grasp - avoiding a fourth consecutive defeat in all competitions would be a good place to start.

It could be an entertaining game under the lights with plenty of goals to enjoy.

Prediction: Crystal Palace 2-2 Leeds

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