We look at our 2020/21 opponents.
Leeds United are returning to the Premier League for the 2020/21 season after being crowned Sky Bet Championship champions.
There is much anticipation, with the Whites heading back into the top-flight for the first time in 16 years.
Ahead of the campaign, which is due to begin on 12th September, we take a closer look at our Premier League opponents in our A-Z.
Name: Crystal Palace
Nickname: The Eagles
Manager/head coach: Roy Hodgson
Ground: Selhurst Park
Stadium capacity: 25,486
Distance from Elland Road: 207 miles
2019/20 league position: 14th (Premier League)
2019/20 top league goal scorer: Jordan Ayew (9)
2020/21 Premier League title odds: 1000/1
2020/21 Premier League relegation odds: 9/4
Previous encounters: 62
Leeds United wins: 29
Crystal Palace wins: 17
Last time at home:
Saturday 9th March 2013
Crystal Palace 2 (Murray 27, 84)
Leeds United 2 (Morison 56, 69)
Last time away:
Saturday 24th November 2012
Leeds United 2 (Becchio 52, Green 76)
Crystal Palace 1 (Ramage 86)
Did you know?
- Crystal Palace formerly played their home games within the grounds of The Crystal Palace, which also hosted FA Cup finals until 1914
- The first Crystal Palace home shirts were claret and blue, E.F. Goodman was the club’s first secretary-manager and, as a former Aston Villa employee, kitted his new side out with Aston Villa shirts
- In Premier League history, Crystal Palace are the only team to have been relegated after finishing fourth from bottom. This occurred at the end of the 1994/95 season, when the number of teams competing in the division was cut from 22 to 20
From the photo archive:
Saturday 18th January 1992- Gary Speed in possession with Gareth Southgate looking to win the ball back.