Crystal Palace vs Newcastle United
Premier League, England
Crystal Palace host Newcastle United to spice up one of the most historic relegation battles premier league has ever witnessed. With nine of the last 10 teams separated by just 3 points, every single point is nothing less than the elixir of life in Premier League for either side. Both the sides will give in their everything to grab all the 3 points and breathe a sigh of relief.
When: February 04, 07:45 PM IST
Where: Selhurst Park, London
Matches played: 13
Crystal Palace: 02
Crystal Palace: D L W L W D
Newcastle United: D L L D W W
Winger Bakary Sako has been ruled out for the rest of the season after suffering an ankle injury.
Winter signing Alexander Sorloth is expected to feature in the starting line up.
Star signing Islam Slimani is a doubtful starter after he suffered a thigh injury during training.
Defenders Jesus Gamez and Florian Lejeune will remain out after suffering an ankle and foot injury respectively.
New Goalkeeper Martin Dubravka is also expected to feature in the starting line up.
Speroni; Ward, van Aanholt, Fosu Mensah, Tomkins; McArthur, Milivojeviç, Cabaye, Zaha; Sako and Benteke.
Dubravka; Clark, Dummett, Lascelles, Yedlin; Atsu, Merino, Kenedy, Diamé; Perez and Joselu.
Crystal Palace: Benteke and Zaha
Newcastle United: Yedlin and Diamé
If current form is anything to go with, Crystal Palace should be happier side at the end of the day. However, it is premier league and a turn around is always on the cards. One thing that will keep Newcastle United pumped up will be their head-to-head record against the Londoners. The final result is expected to remain in balance and might and up in a 1-1 draw.
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