Many Crystal Palace fans are fuming with defender James Tomkins following an incident involving him in the first half against Leicester City.
The Eagles have lost their last two games, conceding ten goals, so it was understandable to see Roy Hodgson give the player a start. However, the Englishman gave away a stupid penalty when he made a clumsy tackle on left-back Luke Thomas who touched the ball past him. Fans flooded to Twitter to slate the centre-back, with one saying he is ‘dreadful’.
Luckily for the 31-year-old, the penalty was saved, however, it was not the start that he would have wanted. This game was his first start for the South London side since February (Transfermarkt).
Tomkins has had a very good career in south London, featuring over 100 times and scoring eight goals along the way, (Transfermarkt). In these games, he has managed to keep 23 clean sheets and score eight goals in top-flight action for the Eagles.
Here is what Palace fans said about Tomkins
“Tomkins first game and gives away a penalty. So off pace #CPFC”
“So clumsy from Tomkins.”
“I’ve been telling you all our worst CB is Tomkins”
“Tomkins ya donkey”
“Tomkins is actually dreadful”
In other news, CPFC fans were fuming at one-star following the loss on Boxing Day. Have a read who it was here!
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