Wilfried Zaha: The Ivory Coast Player Might Miss FA Cup Trip of Palace to Watford

Crystal Palace has suffered a major blow just before the quarter-final of FA Cup against Watford with Wilfried Zaha incurring a calf strain during the training session. This can keep him out of the Vicarage Road tie.

Even though the injury is not being considered to be serious, there is a high chance that Zaha might deepen the strain by playing the match of the sixth round. Crystal Palace is 5 points ahead of the relegation places in Premier League. However, they are going to be anxious about not losing out on Wilfried Zaha, the winger from Ivory Coast. He is known to have been recalled by the national side for the qualifier of Africa Cup of Nation against Rwanda in the latter half of this month for a long period over the run-in.

The manager of Crystal Palace, Roy Hodgson is known to have liaised with the medical staff of the club is going to take the final decision during the morning of a tie, even if the absence is going to be a significant blow.

Zaha has 8 goals from the twenty-six flight appearance in this season as he returned in his best form. He has a feisty relationship with the players of Watford and also the supporters since the win of the decisive penalty in the playoff the Championship’s side which was about 6 years ago. The meet with Hornet has brought out the best in him.

Troy Deeney, the Watford captain has accepted that he along his teammates had taken part in rotating the fouling on this winger in the time of the 2-1 defeat of Crystal Palace in the month of August. He said that they took a turn to kick. He said the same player cannot tackle him as then he will be booked.