The Ivorian moved away from the Eagles nice within the historical past books after taking part in his 401st recreation for the membership towards Leicester Metropolis
Wilfried Zaha has edged forward of Julian Speroni on Crystal Palace’s all-time look makers listing having been named within the membership’s beginning XI towards Leicester Metropolis in Sunday’s Premier League outing.
Just below every week after drawing degree with the previous Argentine goalkeeper towards Brighton & Hove Albion, the Cote d’Ivoire worldwide has now change into the fourth joint-most capped participant within the membership’s historical past.
If Zaha decides to stay at Selhurst Park, that will give him a chance to eclipse Albert Harry’s third-place file within the 2022-23 season.
Scotland soccer icon Jim Cannon is the membership’s most capped participant with 663 appearances between 1971–1988 whereas boasting 36 targets from his defensive position.
Englishman Terry Lengthy occupies second spot with 480 appearances achieved between 1955–1970 – with 18 targets to the defender’s identify.
On the worldwide scene, he’s Cote d’Ivoire’s third-most capped participant in English elite division historical past behind Chelsea legend Didier Drogba (254 appearances) and Kolo Toure (353 appearances).
Buoyed by their 1-1 draw towards Graham Potter’s Seagulls on Monday, Patrick Vieira’s males can be hoping to get all three factors towards Brendan Rodgers’ Foxes in London.
For the King Energy Stadium giants, Kelechi Iheanacho has been named within the beginning XI alongside Tremendous Eagles prospect Ademola Lookman.
Whereas Ghana’s Daniel Amartey and Zambia’s Patson Daka are among the many named substitutes. Wilfred Ndidi just isn’t within the squad as a result of a thigh harm.
Supervisor Vieira is hoping his workforce will get the job accomplished towards the reigning English FA Cup kings.
“Leicester is a workforce that prefer to have the ball,” he instructed Sky Sports activities as per the Crystal Palace web site.
“They’ve gamers who’re actually comfy, they like taking part in a passing recreation. However on the similar time, they’re actually fast with Vardy upfront.
“We’ve to be at our greatest right now if we wish to take one thing from the sport.
“We’ve gamers who’re working onerous, they usually simply have to get constant of their performances, however as nicely to take these possibilities that we’re creating in video games.
“We’ve to enhance. We all know the place we’re and the place we wish to go, and that a part of the sport is to be a bit extra ruthless across the field within the defensive and offensive aspect.”