Tottenham v Crystal Palace

Tottenham will be looking for a third victory against Crystal Palace this season when the London rivals lock horns in the FA Cup fifth round on Sunday.

Spurs already did league double over the Eagles, having beaten them 3-1 as recently as last month, along with a 1-0 win back in October’s reverse fixture.

Mauricio Pochettino’s side have lost just five times in all competitions this term, while Thursday’s 1-1 draw with Fiorentina in the Europa League last-32 extended their unbeaten run to eight games.

That impressive form has taken them to within two points of Premiership leaders Leicester in second place.

Palace, on the other hand, are struggling for results in the new year with just two wins coming in their last eight matches.

Both those victories were in the FA Cup after Alan Pardew’s men saw off top-flight rivals Southampton and Stoke in the previous two rounds.

In team news, skipper Hugo Lloris (shoulder) misses out once again for the hosts, which sees Michel Vorm continue to deputise in goal.

Clinton Njie and Jan Vertonghen (both knee) also remain on the sidelines, with Pochettino likely to tinker again after making six changes against La Viola.

The visitors could welcome back winger Yannick Bolasie, who has yet to feature in 2016 due to a hip injury.

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