The visitors took an early lead through Pascal Struijk, reacting first after Brenden AaronsonThe stunning run and shot from had come off the post.
Leeds striker Patrick Bamford, starting his first game since August, missed a magnificent chance to double the visitors’ lead, a waste that proved costly when Palace equalized. Odsonne Edouardheader in the 24th minute.
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Palace were by far the better side in the second half, but struggled to break down a resolute Leeds, until Eze collected the ball at the edge of the penalty area, tossed a dummy and fired a winner in the 76th minute in the net.
The visiting team kept coming but couldn’t make their pressure pay off, and Palace climbed out of the relegation zone and moved up to 15th in the table, level on nine points with Leeds a place in the above them.