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  • Date:14 Jan 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Selhurst Park
  • Attendance:17,796
  • Martin (5)
  • Snodgrass (62)
Goal!

Live Commentary

94mins

Wilfried Zaha gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Darren O'Dea. Direct free kick taken by Andy Lonergan.

92mins

Wilfried Zaha gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Tom Lees. Danny Pugh takes the direct free kick.

91mins

Glenn Murray gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Tom Lees. Free kick taken by Zac Thompson.

88mins

Corner taken left-footed by Robert Snodgrass from the right by-line to the near post, clearance made by Glenn Murray.

86mins

Inswinging corner taken by Robert Snodgrass from the right by-line, Mikael Forssell takes a shot. Save made by Julian Speroni.

83mins

Ross McCormack produces a header from inside the area that goes over the bar.

82mins

Adam Clayton has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide left of the goal.

80mins

Wilfried Zaha gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael Brown. Free kick taken by Michael Brown.

79mins

Luciano Becchio goes off and Mikael Forssell comes on.

77mins

Effort from outside the box by Danny Pugh goes wide right of the target.

75mins

Robert Snodgrass takes a shot from just outside the penalty area clears the crossbar.

73mins

Wilfried Zaha is caught offside. Tom Lees restarts play with the free kick.

72mins

Foul by Wilfried Zaha on Tom Lees, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Andy Lonergan.

70mins

Wilfried Zaha on for Chris Martin.

67mins

Paul McShane comes on in place of Mustapha Dumbuya.

63mins

Robert Snodgrass grabs a goal from close in to the bottom left corner of the goal. Crystal Palace 1-1 Leeds.Ross McCormack provided the assist for the goal.

60mins

Patrick McCarthy fouled by Luciano Becchio, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Julian Speroni.

59mins

Chris Martin challenges Michael Brown unfairly and gives away a free kick. Michael Brown takes the free kick.

58mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Chris Martin on Michael Brown. Direct free kick taken by Andy Lonergan.

55mins

Aidan White goes off and Robert Snodgrass comes on.

53mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Andros Townsend on Jonathan Parr. Darren Ambrose crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel, clearance made by Tom Lees.

48mins

Ross McCormack takes a shot. Patrick McCarthy gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Adam Clayton, Tom Lees takes a shot. Save made by Julian Speroni.

44mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Sean Scannell on Danny Pugh. Sean Scannell is sent off by the referee for second bookable offence. Direct free kick taken by Adam Clayton. Luciano Becchio takes a shot. Save made by Julian Speroni.

43mins

Effort on goal by Chris Martin from just inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

40mins

Adam Clayton concedes a free kick for a foul on Kagisho Dikgacoi. David Wright takes the direct free kick.

36mins

Unfair challenge on Adam Clayton by Kagisho Dikgacoi results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Andros Townsend. Adam Clayton takes a shot. Save made by Julian Speroni. Tom Lees takes a shot. Julian Speroni makes a save.

32mins

Foul by Patrick McCarthy on Adam Clayton, free kick awarded. Shot comes in from Ross McCormack from the free kick, David Wright gets a block in.

30mins

Sean Scannell takes a shot. Save by Andy Lonergan.

26mins

Zac Thompson challenges Chris Martin unfairly and gives away a free kick. Anthony Gardner restarts play with the free kick.

25mins

The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Andy Lonergan.

24mins

Effort from outside the penalty area by Andros Townsend goes wide left of the target.

21mins

Andros Townsend produces a left-footed shot from a long way out which goes wide right of the goal.

19mins

Michael Brown has shot on goal from a long way out that goes wide left.

16mins

Andros Townsend fouled by Sean Scannell, the ref awards a free kick. Sean Scannell booked for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken by Zac Thompson.

15mins

Michael Brown concedes a free kick for a foul on Sean Scannell. Patrick McCarthy takes the direct free kick.

14mins

Shot from just outside the area by Darren Ambrose goes over the bar.

13mins

Foul by Chris Martin on Tom Lees, free kick awarded. Tom Lees restarts play with the free kick.

12mins

Michael Brown fouled by Jermaine Easter, the ref awards a free kick. Ross McCormack has a direct shot on goal from the free kick.

11mins

Andros Townsend takes the inswinging corner, Patrick McCarthy makes a clearance.

6mins

Chris Martin scores a goal from just outside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Crystal Palace 1-0 Leeds.

5mins

The ball is swung over by Danny Pugh.

3mins

Darren Ambrose takes a shot. Save by Andy Lonergan.

2mins

Chris Martin takes a shot. Save by Andy Lonergan. Darren Ambrose takes a short corner.

Match Preview

Will Clyne be fine? Crystal Palace will check on Nathaniel Clyne ahead of the visit of Leeds. The right-back was ruled out of Tuesday night's Carling Cup semi-final first-leg win over Cardiff with the virus which swept through the club last week. Skipper Paddy McCarthy and midfielder Mile Jedinak climbed off their sick beds to play and their fitness will also be assessed after boss Dougie Freedman admitted they were "out on their feet" afterwards. On-loan Doncaster defender Mustapha Dumbuya returns after he was cup-tied while John Egan, David Wright, Owen Garvan and Jermaine Easter will be in contention if Freedman makes changes. Left-back Dean Moxey is still missing with a knee injury and joins long-termers Jonathan Williams (broken leg), Alex Marrow (ankle) and Lee Hills (knee) on the sidelines.M Leeds winger Robert Snodgrass could make an unexpected return to action. The 24-year-old had an appendix operation between Christmas and the new year and has missed the last three games against Barnsley, Burnley and Arsenal. But Snodgrass returned to full training this week and manager Simon Grayson has not ruled out a surprise return at Selhurst Park for the Scotland international. Latest signing Robbie Rogers will not be involved as the club are seeking special dispensation for a work permit and skipper Jonny Howson, striker Davide Somma (both knee) and Lee Bromby (calf) remain sidelined. Grayson has no new injury or suspension problems, but faces several selection dilemmas, with teenage defender Zac Thompson hoping to keep his place after an accomplished display in the FA Cup defeat at Arsenal. Finland international midfielder Mika Vayrynen is hoping to retain his place, as is striker Ramon Nunez after the pair were both recalled at the Emirates Stadium.

Formation:4231Manager: Dougie Freedman

Crystal Palace

Formation: 433Manager: Simon Grayson

Leeds

  • Julian Speroni
  • Patrick McCarthy
  • Anthony Gardner
  • Mustapha Dumbuya
  • David Wright
  • Jonathan Parr
  • Kagisho Dikgacoi
  • Sean Scannell
  • Darren Ambrose
  • Jermaine Easter
  • Chris Martin
  • SUBS
  • Lewis Price
  • Mile Jedinak
  • Wilfried Zaha
  • Glenn Murray
  • Paul McShane

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Match Report

Snodgrass marks comeback with point saver Robert Snodgrass stepped off the bench to rescue a point for Leeds in a 1-1 draw against 10-man Crystal Palace just over two weeks after undergoing surgery on his appendix. The Scotland international, a surprise inclusion in the Leeds squad, struck from close range in the 63rd minute to cancel out Chris Martin's early opener for Palace. The hosts played the second period with 10 men after striker Sean Scannell had been sent off on the stroke of half-time for a second yellow card. It was the second game running Leeds had come from behind against 10 men after Ross McCormack's stoppage-time winner against Burnley in their last league outing, but today's point did little for either side's npower Championship play-off aspirations. Palace, with one eye on Wembley in the Carling Cup, have won just three of their last their last eight league games and have dropped to 13th place, while Leeds slipped to 11th, albeit just one point adrift of the top six. Palace wasted little time in picking up where they left off in their Carling Cup semi-final win over Cardiff on Tuesday night - Anthony Gardner's goal gave them a slender lead to take into the second leg - to take a sixth-minute lead. Martin cut inside on the left side of the penalty area and arrowed an angled shot into the bottom corner beyond Leeds goalkeeper Andy Lonergan for his second goal of the season. Leeds spurned their best chance when unmarked midfielder Danny Pugh lashed Adam Clayton's corner over the crossbar from six yards. Julian Speroni then pulled off two fine saves in quick succession to keep his side ahead. The Palace keeper smothered Clayton's effort from inside the area and then parried defender Tom Lees' shot in the 36th minute. Palace were reduced to 10 men on the stroke of half-time. Scannell, already booked for a foul on Andros Townsend, was shown a second yellow card by referee David Coote for his clumsy challenge on Pugh. Returning Ross McCormack's close-range effort was blocked by Paddy McCarthy and Speroni saved again, from Lees' header, as the visitors looked to make their extra man count after the break. Leeds manager Simon Grayson sent on Snodgrass for defender Aidy White in the 56th minute and was rewarded seven minutes later. McCormack slipped the ball to his fellow Scot inside the box and Snodgrass tucked the ball into the bottom corner from six yards. Republic of Ireland defender Paul McShane, signed on loan from Hull this week, made his Palace debut when replacing Mustapha Dumbuya in the 67th minute. But Leeds continued to press. Snodgrass, Pugh and Clayton were all off target with long-distance efforts, while Speroni denied Leeds an 86th-minute winner when keeping out substitute Mikael Forssell's close-range shot.

Form Guide

    LWWLWL
  • Crystal Palace
  • VS
  • Leeds
  • WDLLLW

Last Meetings

  • Leeds
  • 3 - 2
  • Crystal Palace
  • 10/09/2011
  • Crystal Palace
  • 1 - 0
  • Leeds
  • 25/04/2011
  • Leeds
  • 2 - 1
  • Crystal Palace
  • 04/12/2010
  • Leeds
  • 2 - 1
  • Crystal Palace
  • 10/02/2007
  • Crystal Palace
  • 1 - 0
  • Leeds
  • 13/08/2006
  • Leeds
  • 0 - 1
  • Crystal Palace
  • 21/03/2006

Top Scorers

Crystal Palace

  • J Easter 4
  • G Murray 4
  • S Scannell 3
  • D Ambrose 2
  • P McCarthy 2
  • J Parr 2
  • W Zaha 2
  • C Martin 1
  • KE Dikgacoi 1

Leeds

  • R McCormack 11
  • R Snodgrass 7
  • A Clayton 5
  • L Becchio 3
  • D Pugh 2
  • D O'Dea 2
  • T Lees 2
  • RF Nunez 1
  • J Howson 1

Goals

Crystal Palace

    • Total goals 48
    • Goals per game 24
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 9 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Leeds

    • Total goals 63
    • Goals per game 39
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 7 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) 6 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 11 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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