Crystal Palace vs. Tottenham: Premier League – Match Preview

Tottenham need a victory to remain in the Premier League title race when they travel to face an in-form Crystal Palace on Wednesday evening.

Palace have been in excellent form and stunned Liverpool away from home, despite going a goal down early on.

Two Christian Benteke goals against his former side secured a third consecutive win at Anfield for Palace.

Tottenham have won seven consecutive league games and thrashed Bournemouth 4-0 last time out in the league.

They were eliminated by Chelsea in the FA Cup Semi-Final on Saturday though, losing 4-2 at Wembley.

Premier League form: Crystal Palace W3 D1 L1; Tottenham W5 D0 L0
Premier League top scorers
Crystal Palace – Christian Benteke 14 goals
Tottenham – Harry Kane 20 goals

Match history
Victor Wanyama scored the winner as Tottenham recorded a 1-0 win at White Hart Lane.

Dele Alli scored a stunning goal as Tottenham recovered from a goal down to win the fixture last term.

Last five Premier League meetings
Tottenham 1 Crystal Palace 0 – 20/08/16
Crystal Palace 1 Tottenham 3 – 04/01/15
Tottenham 1 Crystal Palace 0 – 20/09/15
Crystal Palace 2 Tottenham 1 – 10/01/15
Tottenham 0 Crystal Palace 0 – 06/12/14

Crystal Palace DC – 11/8 with 888 Sport

Team news
Mamadou Sakho will return to the defence after he was ineligible to face his parent club Liverpool on the weekend.

Palace remain without Scott Dann, Connor Wickham and Pape Souare.

Spurs are likely to leave Heung Min Son out of the team, with Ben Davies returning to a full-back role.

Kyle Walker is another who is set to start, with Tottenham maintaining a three at the back formation.

Expected starting XI’s
Crystal Palace (4-2-3-1): Hennessey; Ward, Sakho, Tomkins, Schlupp; Cabaye, Milivojevic; Zaha, Puncheon, Townsend; Benteke
Tottenham (3-4-2-1): Lloris; Dier, Alderweireld, Vertonghen; Walker, Wanyama, Dembele, Davies; Eriksen, Alli; Kane

Predictions

Result: Draw (16/5 with Bet 365)

Correct Score: 1-1 (8/1 with Paddy Power)

Anytime Goalscorer: Harry Kane (Evens with Paddy Power)

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