Palace close on survival after comeback earns draw

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Yohan Cabaye responded nearly instantly for the hosts however and Sam Allardyce's side continued their recent resurgence by claiming a point when Christian Benteke struck with 20 minutes remaining.

"There has to be a change of direction that doesn't allow any football club to nick our best 14-year-old whenever they feel", said Allardyce.

The Foxes have themselves risen dramatically up the table with Craig Shakespeare guiding them to six straight wins in all competitions.

Benalouane went off injured soon after which is bad news for Leicester ahead of the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final on Tuesday for which Wes Morgan is already a doubt.

Allardyce admitted he was disappointed with the defending for Huth's opener before Palace conceded to Vardy's counter-attacking "sucker-punch" seven minutes after half-time. Nampalys Mendy has an ankle injury.

Despite some more sustained pressure from Palace, Leicester found themselves with an opportunity to win it at the death, after a Vardy cutback was cleared straight into the feet of Drinkwater, who completely scuffed his shot high and wide of goal, summing up a fairly suspect performance from the Foxes that leaves fans with little confidence going into Tuesday's Champions League clash.

Leicester midfielder Andy King played 45 minutes in Madrid, but the long-serving midfielder is one of the understudies who could be handed a start against Palace and he is determined to concentrate on the task at hand on the domestic front. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.theeagleonline.com.ng as the source.

"We looked at it at half time and they were nowhere near where we put them".

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Palace have won five of their last six matches, recording famous victories over London rivals Chelsea and Arsenal.

There was still more to come from the home side and Benteke brought them level in the 70th minute, beating his man to the ball after Townsend's cross from the left before heading home from the edge of the six-yard box.

"In terms of recovery we've had this fixture planned for a while". Leonardo Ulloa's effort appeared to hit a Palace hand before the striker flashed a volley just wide.

"Their first goal was all important for them, two minutes from our second".

"I haven't seen the players this morning but I need to assess them all".

"We're a bit gutted with the result in the end - if we'd held on to the two-goal lead for a bit longer, we'd have been fine", he said.

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