While Thomas Frank’s side produced one of the most memorable nights in the club’s history last Friday, Patrick Vieira’s Palace slumped to a 3-0 loss at European champions Chelsea.
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Having suffered four defeats in five matches, Palace are in need of a win to boost their chances of finishing no lower than 13th position.
The hosts will have had five days to recover from their 2-1 defeat at the hands of Leicester City on Monday night, while Man City overcame Paris Saint-Germain by the same scoreline in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final in midweek.
The hosts managed to salvage a draw at Everton in their most recent top-flight battle, whereas Thomas Tuchel’s unbeaten run ended in disastrous fashion against West Bromwich Albion.
He stood tall in the game against West Brom at Selhurst Park.
The Baggies are currently 19th in the table, eight points from the safety of 17th position, while Palace occupy 13th spot, eight points clear of the relegation zone.
The visitors created the better opportunities at Selhurst Park with the majority falling to centre-back Joachim Andersen, although Josh Maja was brilliantly denied by Vicente Guaita from close range in the second half.
Ola Aina, Ademola Lookman, Josh Maja, Tosin Adarabioyo and Josh Onomah are expected to be listed for Fulham.
Johann Berg Gudmundsson and Jay Rodriguez netted inside 10 minutes at Selhurst Park and Matt Lowton added a brilliant third after the break to end a four-match run without a victory for Sean Dyche’s team.
Palace, who lost 2-0 at Leeds United on Monday night, occupy 13th position in the table, while Burnley currently sit 17th but are eight points above the relegation zone heading into the next set of fixtures.
Palace will enter today’s contest off the back of a 3-2 home defeat to West Ham United on Tuesday, while Wolves held Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea to a goalless draw at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday.
Roy Hodgson’s side had not tasted success since thrashing West Brom at the start of December but two first-half goals coupled with a professional display helped them to triumph in their first match of the year.
While Roy Hodgson’s men managed to take a point from their clash with Leicester, Sheffield United’s abysmal run continued with a narrow defeat to fellow strugglers Burnley in midweek.
The Eagles have only won one of their last five league games but face a Liverpool team struggling on the road despite their lofty league position.
Spurs enter matchday 11 in first place, level on points with reigning champions Liverpool and two in front of Chelsea, following a run of 10 top-flight games without defeat.
The Eagles finished last season 14th in the table, nine points and three places behind matchday one opponents Southampton.
Crystal Palace extended their winning run in the Premier League and moved into the top half of the standings with a 1-0 win over Watford, thanks to a first-half strike from Jordan Ayew at Selhurst Park on Saturday.
Ayew, 27, spent last season on loan at Selhurst Park following Swansea’s relegation from the Premier League.
Huddersfield Town have been relegated from the Premier League after losing 0-2 to Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park.
A moment of brilliance from Anthony Knockaert settled a fiercely contested local derby as Brighton & Hove Albion beat Crystal Palace 2-1 at Selhurst Park on Saturday.