Crystal Palace v Leicester City

The result has left Palace seven points off the relegation zone with six games of the season remaining. Substitutes: Danny Drinkwater (for King, 64) 5, Demarai Gray (for Mahrez, 75) 5, Ben Chilwell (for Benalouane, 76) 6.

The hard-fought point takes Palace to 35 points and helps edge them closer to manager Sam Allardyce's target of 38 for safety with six games left to play.

Allardyce called last Monday's 3-0 win over Arsenal one of the best of his managerial career.

The Leicester manager revealed Morgan had successfully come through a training session on Friday, raising hopes the 33-year-old can face the La Liga side.

The Belgian global striker scored the equaliser as Palace fought back from two goals down to earn a point at Selhurst Park. Wilfried Zaha and Andros Townsend had yet to be born when this occurred.

"Unfortunately for me, players forgot", said Allardyce. On reflection, when you finish a game with a point having been 2-0 down, you have to be incredibly satisfied with that point however precious it might be moving forward.

Although the Nigerian worldwide would undoubtedly be a welcome signing for Sam Allardyce's Crystal Palace side, they would be hard put to match the offers from rival clubs such as Manchester United and Arsenal.

"It's a tight turnaround but one that we're more than capable of".

On Mamadou Sakho's loan deal: "There isn't a clause (to make the deal permanent) because his deal was done in the Bournemouth corridor by me after we had won 2-0, and Steve (Parish, Palace's chairman) finishing the negotiation over the phone to try and secure Mama".

It was always going to be a odd one if Newcastle were promoted and then went back for Andros Townsend - if in the meantime he'd done well for Palace then there would be no way they'd sell him and/or other clubs would then be interested, so only if he continued to be rubbish and show poor attitude would Newcastle arguably have been able to land him.

On Sam Allardyce: "Having worked with Sam in a very short space of time his record there is for all to see". Leading through goals from Robert Huth and Jamie Vardy, they allowed Crystal Palace to recover, displaying defensive frailties that must be eradicated if they are to succeed in progressing against the La Liga side.

Crystal Palace are surely safe.

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