Explained: Why Crystal Palace’s Wilfired Zaha is banned for Gameweek 17

Crystal Palace will be without Wilfried Zaha for Gameweek 17 against Leiscter City due to suspension.

The Ivorian was shown a fifth yellow card of the season against West Ham United on Saturday afternoon.

Defeat at the London Stadium now means the Eagles have won just once in their last 11 Premier League matches.

Zaha suspended vs Leicester for fifth yellow card of the season

BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 01: Wilfried Zaha of Crystal Palace during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Crystal Palace at Vitality Stadium on October 1, 2018 in Bournemouth, United Kingdom. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Zaha endured a torrid time in East London on Saturday as he was nullified by the Hammers’ Pablo Zabaleta.

The Argentinan enjoyed a strong perfomance during his side’s 3-2 win over Palace.

Along with suffering third consecutive derby, Roy Hodgson were also dealt the blow of a Zaha suspension.

He will miss the Eagles’ game against the Foxes next Saturday after picking up a fifth yellow card of the season.

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