Palace 2-1 Leicester: Player ratings as Foxes flail again

James Maddison of Leicester City (Photo by Paul Harding/Getty Images)
James Maddison of Leicester City (Photo by Paul Harding/Getty Images) /
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Barnes – 6

The English left-winger and Danish left-back worked well together on the counter attack. When they had their first proper time on the ball to create an opportunity, the Foxes were unlucky not to have scored the first goal at the 12th minute. As is the usual, this left side was Leicester City’s main creative outlet alongside Maddison. The left-winger did however become less involved as Kristiansen became less influential.

Daka – 5

The striker was hardly involved in the first half. I cannot blame him, but when the Zambian player was involved the player did very little with that possession. It was also concerning how Leicester were unable to get the striker into dangerous areas. He was brought off at the 72nd minute for Kelechi Iheanacho.

Tete – 4

Tete is not defenisvely astute. It is simply not the role he takes on, but his lack of tracking back left the Foxes constantly exposed at the back. He did not assist during the first 10 minutes with Crystal Palace being creative and aggressive.

When the Brazilian got involved defensively, the player caused too many fouls. On top of this, the player have the ball away with cheap passing. The player was taken off at half time.


Pereira – 8

Brought on at half time, the player was the right decision to support Castagne on the right and offer attacking threat and reliability as Tete offered little to keep him on the pitch. The Portuguese international made a clear difference to the team, bringing more intensity.

What a finish! The Portuguese beast is back and on the scoreline in an absolutely critical goal to remove the pressure and provide much more positivity for the Foxes. Maddison, KDH, and Pereira played very well together.

Luke Thomas – 6 n/a

Kelechi Iheanacho – 5 n/a

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Brendan Rodgers’ men have failed again to retain points. Terrible result for the King Power club. With what was a good performance in the second half, a terrible in the first, a great goalkeeping performance as well.