How Crystal Palace are falling in love with Mamadou Sakho

Sam Allardyce is increasingly impressed with the on-loan Liverpool star

ByJim DalyEd Walker
  • 08:34, 11 APR 2017
  • Updated08:55, 11 APR 2017

Crystal Palace fans are becoming increasingly attacked to Mamadou Sakho.

He did Liverpool a favour on Monday night as the Eagles beat Arsenal 3-0 to land Klopp’s side a major boost of Champions League qualification.

Sakho had a strong game in defence as Palace shut out Arsenal and increased the pressure on Arsene Wenger.

Sam Allardyce wouldn’t be drawn on Sakho’s future during his post-match comments, but it’s clear he is making a big impression.

After two important blocks in the box to deny Ozil there was a huge ‘Saaaaakho, Saaaakho’ chant from the Selhurst Park crowd.

Palace celebrate their 3-0 victory over Arsenal
Palace celebrate their 3-0 victory over Arsenal (Photo: Mike Howard/Getty)

Allardyce’s comments suggest he is an admirer of Sakho.

He told Football.London when asked about his man of the match: “All 11 I think. It’s a tough one; Andros, Wilfried, Yohan from an attacking point of view. Defending; Mama Sakho. Defensively he rarely puts a foot wrong.

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