Tottenham v Crystal Palace team news & stats

Date published: Friday 19th February 2016 3:54

Yannick Bolasie: Crystal Palace winger fit to face Watford

Tottenham have won only three of their last 10 FA Cup home games against Premier League sides ahead of Sunday’s fifth-round clash with Crystal Palace.

Team news

Michel Vorm will again start in goal for Tottenham in the absence of Hugo Lloris, who has a shoulder injury, while Tom Carroll is another absentee after hurting his Achilles in the Europa League draw at Fiorentina.

Crystal Palace could welcome back Yannick Bolasie, who has not played this year because of a hip injury, while Bakary Sako, Dwight Gayle and Joe Ledley are also fit again following lay-offs.

Kick-off at White Hart Lane on Sunday is at 3pm.

Opta stats

Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace have met five times in the FA Cup and the away team has never scored a goal.

In the five FA Cup matches, Spurs have won two, Palace have won two and there has been one draw.

Tottenham have won their last two FA Cup matches – they haven’t won three on the bounce since 2007 (excluding penalty shootouts).

Spurs have won 10 and lost just one of their last 14 FA Cup matches at White Hart Lane.

However, they have won just three of the last 10 FA Cup matches against opponents from the top division (L5 D3).

Crystal Palace have won four of their last five FA Cup matches away from home.

But the Eagles have won just two of their last 11 competitive games (W2 D3 L6).

Nacer Chadli has scored four goals in four FA Cup starts for Tottenham Hotspur.

Spurs have conceded less than a goal a game at home in all competitions this season (16 goals conceded in 18 games at White Hart Lane).

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