Emmanuel Adebayor
Emmanuel Adebayor

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Tottenham Hotspur host Crystal Palace for the weekend Premier League fixture at White Hart Lane on Saturday.

Where to Watch Live

Kick-off is set for 3pm GMT. Catch the highlights of the game on Match of the Day on BBC One and BBC One HD at 10:30pm GMT.


Spurs come into this game after their 2-0 defeat to Arsenal at the Emirates in the third round FA Cup fixture earlier this month. Santi Cazorla's first half goal followed by Tomas Rosicky's second half striker, which came off from an error from Danny Rose was sufficient for the Gunners to knock their north London rivals of the competition.

In their last league fixture, Tim Sherwood saw his men register a 2-1 away win over Manchester United. Spurs manager would be looking for another win, when his side take on Palace at White Hart Lane on Saturday.

Etienne Capoue
Etienne Capoue in action against Crystal Palace earlier this season. [Reuters]

Meanwhile, Palace enter this fixture after their 2-0 away win over West Bromwich Albion in the FA Cup tie last weekend. Dwight Gayle's first half goal, followed by the former Arsenal striker Marouane Chamakh's strike at the end was sufficient for Tony Pulis to see his side progress to the fourth round of the FA Cup.

The visitors are unbeaten in two games played in all competitions this year and Pulis will be looking to keep his side's record intact when Palace take on Spurs. The Eagles are 18th in the league table with 17 points while Spurs are sixth with 37 points from 20 games.

What Managers Say

Tim Sherwood: "I feel we have enough goals in a number of positions around the squad, so unless something drastic happens with one of those boys in the next few weeks, we may act, but we have no plans to do that now."

Tony Pulis: "I think Tottenham have got a fantastic group of players, a fantastic squad and Tim [Sherwood] has been given the job - I'm pleased that it's an English coach that gets one of the top jobs and I'm sure he'll make the most of it."

Team Form

Tottenham Hotspur

  • Last Five (all competitions, most recent first): L W W D W
  • Last Result: Arsenal 2-0 Tottenham Hotspur

Crystal Palace

  • Last Five (all competitions, most recent first): W D L W L
  • Last Result: West Bromwich Albion 0-2 Crystal Palace

Odds: Tottenham are 7/19 to win against Crystal Palace

Team News

Tim Sherwood Appointed New Spurs Boss

Tottenham Hotspur

  • Injured: Younes Kaboul (thigh), Paulinho (ankle), Jan Vertonghen (ankle), Sandro (calf), Andros Townsend (hamstring), Erik Lamela (thigh), Kyle Naughton (hamstring)
  • Doubtful: N/A
  • Suspended: N/A

Probable Lineup: Lloris; Walker, Dawson, Chiriches, Rose; Lennon, Dembélé, Eriksen, Townsend; Adebayor, Soldado

Crystal Palace

  • Injured: Adlene Guedioura (ribs), Jack Hunt (ankle), Glen Murray (knee), Jerome Thomas (groin)
  • Doubtful: Danny Gabbidon (calf), Stuart O'Keefe (hamstring), Paddy McCarthy (match fitness)
  • Suspended: N/A

Probable Lineup: Speroni; Mariapa, Delaney, Gabbidon, Ward; Puncheon, Jedinak, Dikgacoi, Bolasie; Chamakh, Jerome