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Leeds midfielder Phillips: Crystal Palace attacker Zaha dives a lot

Leeds United midfielder Kalvin Phillips has accused Crystal Palace attacker Wilfried Zaha of diving during last night's 0-0 draw.

Zaha was furious with referee Darren England after Phillips and his team-mates escaped bookings despite repeatedly kicking him.

The Palace forward let his frustration boil over in the first half when he appeared to raise his hands towards Raphinha.

"He is a good player but we defended against him well as a team," said Phillips. "The ref complained at us for fouling him but I think he dives a lot to be honest with you."

Meanwhile, Palace boss Patrick Vieira said: “I was happy Wilf kept his cool because it looked like they planned to stop him by fouling him, but I wasn't worried.

“That will not be the first time teams try to frustrate him.

“I think he is used to it. But yes, I was angry. There were too many incidents.

“This is the way they play. But Wilf showed a lot of maturity and tried to concentrate on the game."

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