Everything you need to know about Maurico Pochettino’s Spurs side who travel to Sam Allardyce’s Eagles on Wednesday evening
TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR face Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Wednesday as they look to battle Chelsea at the top of the table.
Mauricio Pochettino’s men lost to the Blues in the FA Cup on Sunday and now Premier League glory is the only honour up for grabs.
However Sam Allardyce’s side have thrived against the top teams of late, beating Arsenal at home as well as away wins at Chelsea and Liverpool.
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Spurs will have to keep top scorer Christian Benteke at bay, with the powerful Belgian striker netting 16 goals in all competitions this season.
Here’s everything you need to know about the game…
What time does Crystal Palace vs Tottenham Hotspur kick-off?
The Premier League fixture kicks-off at 8pm on Wednesday, April, 25 at Selhurst Park.
What TV channel can I watch Crystal Palace vs Tottenham Hotspur?
The Eagles vs Spurs match will be broadcast live on Sky Sports 1 with coverage starting from 7.30pm.
Alternatively you can follow all the action with our live blog or watch the goals as they go in on our app.
What is the latest Crystal Palace and Tottenham Hotspur team news?
Centre-back James Tomkins is a major doubt for the Eagles after he left Anfield on crutches and wearing a protective boot.
The former West Ham man injured his ankle after a late challenge from Marko Grujic but bravely played till the full-time whistle.
Scott Dann, Connor Wickham and Pape Souare all remain on the sidelines.
Meanwhile Danny Rose nears a return to the Spurs side, but he remains a major doubt.
Michel Vorm, Harry Winks and Erik Lamela are all out.
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- Crystal Palace have lost each of their last three league games against Tottenham; they haven’t lost four successive games since their first five encounters with Spurs in the top-flight (Aug 1969 – Sept 1971).
- After failing to win 11 successive top-flight London derbies (D2 L9), Crystal Palace have won their last two – they’ve never won three successive London derbies in the Premier League.
- Tottenham haven’t won an away top-flight London derby since their last visit to Selhurst Park in January 2016, failing to win each of the last four trips in London (D2 L2).
- Harry Kane has scored 18 goals in 24 London derbies in the Premier League – the Spurs striker has the best goals per game ratio in history in such derbies (0.75 goals per game) of players to play in five or more.
- After failing to score in his first three Premier League appearances in 2016-17, Harry Kane has scored 20 goals in 21 matches in the competition for Spurs and converted 29% of his total shots.
- Mauricio Pochettino has seen his Tottenham side win seven successive league games in a run starting two months before the date of this match (February 26th). This is his best-ever winning run as a manager in league competition.
- During this seven-game winning streak for Spurs in the Premier League, Dele Alli has had a hand in eight goals (five goals, three assists).
- After losing his first three home matches in charge, Sam Allardyce is unbeaten in his last four at Selhurst Park (W3 D1), with the Eagles keeping a clean sheet in each of those victories.
- Tottenham have won consecutive away Premier League games for the third time this season, but haven’t managed to win three in a row since February 2016.
- Christian Eriksen has provided 11 assists and scored a further four goals in his last 11 games for Tottenham in all competitions.