Tottenham (4-4-2) Lloris; Walker, Dawson, Chiriches, Rose; Lennon, Dembele, Bentaleb, Eriksen; Soldado, Adebayor.
Tim Sherwood still has to contend with the hefty injury list that saw him short on numbers over the festive period, so expect to see a similar team to the one that lost 2-0 at the Emirates.
Crystal Palace (4-2-3-1) Speroni; Ward, Mariappa, Gabbidon, Delaney; Bolasie, Jedinak, Dikagcoi, Bannan, Puncheon; Chamakh
Cameron Jerome will face a late fitness test after missing out against West Brom in the FA Cup, though Tony Pulis can rely on the services of Palace’s new cult hero Marouane Chamakh.
Talks being held to decide whether Spurs v Palace will go ahead tomorrow with 2pm protest planned by supporters of Mark Duggan in Tottenham.
— Cllr Clive Goddard. (@CG19700) January 10, 2014
— Lee Bowman (@LeeCPFC) January 10, 2014
Christian Eriksen has challenged Tottenham to continue their improved Premier League form under Tim Sherwood when they host Crystal Palace
— Talking THFC™ (@TalkingTHFC) January 10, 2014
Bobby Soldado notched against Palace, from the spot, on his Spurs debut. Clearly quite taken with that method of getting his name on the scoresheet, he’s explored few alternative methods since.
Spurs are all out attack at the moment, so getting Adebayor into the mixer could be a strong move. Well worth an investment.
This game will see Tottenham become the first team in Barclays Premier League history to play 200 London derbies (P199 W62 D63 L74).
Crystal Palace are unbeaten in four previous Barclays Premier League games at White Hart Lane (W1 D3).