Crystal Palace will be eager to return from their visit to Goodison Park this lunchtime with three points in the bag but they have been dealt a setback prior to kick-off.
Roy Hodgson has had a difficult few weeks in terms of a lack of new signings but perhaps more troublesome is the injuries to a host of players, such as Jeffrey Schlupp and Mamadou Sakho. While Palace have faltered in front of goal this term with 22 goals in 25 league goals they have been very resolute defensively for the most part, conceding just 29 goals in the league.
However, he is now set for a spell on the sidelines after picking up a calf strain, and some fans are understandably frustrated that another player has joined the injury list ahead of today’s clash at Everton.
Here are some of the responses to the news.
Good job Ward’s red card was overturned. Who would have played right back?
— Ollie Blake (@ollieblake43) February 7, 2020
Consider him sold
— Don (@Dattydon) February 7, 2020
At least we brought in a right back!
— george (@GHLKR) February 7, 2020
Squad injury number 178 this season. https://t.co/bZqmxe1tmA
— . (@jcpfc1905) February 7, 2020
Shock another injury in training https://t.co/pHEUfrWUAW
— (@CP_SE25_Dan) February 7, 2020
not again. https://t.co/eFmXS7i4LN
— Samuel Kojo Bhasin (@bigbhasin1) February 7, 2020
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