Crystal Palace will be hoping to turn the corner when fellow strugglers Norwich visit Selhurst Park in a Premier League encounter on Saturday.
Alan Pardew's side have endured a dismal run of results since the festive period, which has seen them fail to win in the league since December 19 when they beat Stoke.
That winless streak, which includes five straight defeats, extended to 14 games with the 2-2 draw at West Ham last weekend and leaves the Eagles just seven points off the bottom-three in 16th spot.
The Canaries haven't fared much better in 2016, recording just three wins in their last 13 outings in the top flight, although they are looking to build on back-to-back victories over West Brom and Newcastle most recently.
Those two valuable triumphs gave the Norfolk outfit some breathing room to the relegation zone as they are four points clear of 18th-placed Sunderland directly below them in the standings.
In team news, the hosts will assess the fitness of striker Emmanuel Adebayor, who picked up a minor knock in training this week.
However, Pardew remains without the services of Brede Hangeland, James McArthur, Marouane Chamakh and Kwesi Appiah.
The visitors welcome back skipper Russell Martin and Ivo Pinto, while Nathan Redmond could be recalled into the starting line-up.
Defender Martin has shaken off a knock, full-back Pinto is back from a virus and winger Redmond has recovered from a hamstring injury.