Experienced pair Roy Hodgson and Marcelo Bielsa meet this afternoon in what could be one of the weekend’s most entertaining Premier League contests.
Both sides have picked up 10 points from their opening seven games, with Palace (12th) and Leeds (13th) looking to climb into the top half of the table, and perhaps even the top six come the end of play.
Hodgson’s Eagles are a work in progress after a real mix of results this season, while Bielsa’s Leeds have thrilled on their return to the top flight but are still seeking balance.
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Roy Hodgson will today be without a trio of defenders, with Tyrick Mitchell, James Tomkins and Joel Ward all sidelined.
Tomkins has been working to return to fitness but suffered a setback in his recovery having rejoined training.
Palace will also be without club captain Luka Milivojevic after they failed in their appeal against his red card in their defeat against Wolves.
Milivojevic has been further down the pecking order at Palace this season, and his absence will give Jairo Riedewald – named Palace player of the month for October – the chance to further establish himself having been on the fringes for almost two years.
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