Crystal Palace supervisor Roy Hodgson has revealed that goalkeeper Vicente Guaita could face a spell on the sidelines after the Spaniard picked up a calf damage throughout their match in opposition to Watford.
Guaita was substituted by Hodgson simply earlier than half time of their 2-1 defeat to the Hornets at Selhurst Park, being changed by Wayne Hennessey, who now seems extremely more likely to begin their recreation in opposition to Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday.
The goalkeeper – who joined Palace in July 2018 – has began the membership’s final six video games within the Premier League, displacing Hennessey because the Eagles’ primary.
Hodgson has revealed nevertheless that he’s uncertain as to how lengthy the membership can be with out Guaita, revealing the participant is but to endure a scan on the damage.
Hodgson stated, as quoted by Ben Dinnery on Twitter (through 101 Great Goals): “We don’t know but [how bad it is] nevertheless it’s an damage to his calf which must be assessed. He couldn’t proceed.
“How unhealthy? We most likely received’t know till he’s had a scan, nevertheless it was a particular muscle damage, it wasn’t cramp or a kick.”
Hodgson on the damage to Guaita: “We don’t know but [how bad it is] nevertheless it’s an damage to his calf which must be assessed. He couldn’t proceed. How unhealthy? We most likely received’t know till he’s had a scan, nevertheless it was a particular muscle damage, it wasn’t cramp or a kick.” #CPFC
— Ben Dinnery (@BenDinnery) 14 January 2019
The damage can be an enormous blow for Palace, as Guaita has achieved three clear sheets on the 5 events he has performed a full 90 minutes within the Premier League for the south London membership.
Crystal Palace journey to league leaders Liverpool on Saturday afternoon hoping to say one other scalp of a Premier League title chasing crew, after the Eagles defeated Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City facet 3-2 on the Etihad in December.