KALVIN PHILLIPS branded Wilfried Zaha a diver after Patrick Vieira blasted Leeds for booting him.
Palazzo di cristallo boss Il boss di CRYSTAL PALACE Patrick Vieira ha scherzato sul fatto che è sempre calmo slammed Jesse Marsch’s side for trying to “stop Wilf by fouling him” during Monday’s 0-0 at Selhurst Park.
Ma Phillips hit back and said: “The ref complained at us for fouling him but he dives a lot to be honest.
“He is a good player, but we defended against him well as a team.”
England ace Phillips started his first match since December and March reckons his return can boost Leeds’ survival hopes.
The Whites are three points clear of 17th-placed Burnley.
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Marsch said: “Having Kalvin back can help us.
“Playing in the new system, he will understand his role, the movements and ideas more and more.
“He can be a big part of some of our solutions and build-up phase and get our attacking players into more dangerous spots.”
Next up for Leeds is a set of three incredibly tough fixtures as they look to secure their Premier League safety.
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Then three days later they return to Elland Road to host Chelsea.
Nel frattempo, Palace’s poor run of form has seen them drop to 14th place – just four points above Marsch’s Leeds.