Crystal Palace – Sunderland – here we have one Derby rear within the 24th round of the English Premier League, because in London Selhurst Park meet two teams that are currently in the relegation zone, with the 18th Crystal Palace has three points more than posljednjeplasiranog Sunderland. And to these advantages, the team Palace actually came after the last round won away at Bournemouth, while at the same time and Sunderland at home managed to get a draw against favored Tottenham. As for their autumn duel, then the Crystal Palace as guests celebrated with 3: 2, while on the other hand last year, Sunderland had more success, enrolling away win and a draw at home.
All this only tells us to and this could easily be a very tense and uncertain match, especially since the rest of the season to both each point being an essential in the fight for survival. However, Crystal Palace in the last round to visiting the triumph of 2: 0 over Bournemouth finally managed to stop a desperate run of six defeats and two draws, while a week ago in the FA Cup, eliminated by Manchester City, who were defeated as a guest with safe 3: 0th
Well, apparently experienced coach Allardyce, meanwhile, managed to consolidate their team and are against Bournemouth looked much better in the field, primarily in defense, they finally reached this very important three points in the fight for survival. Still, the 17-im Swanseajem behind two points, so it will surely and now against Sunderland try to come to full prey, no matter what the guests now burning under their feet. As for the composition, we expect Allardyce to court sends the same 11 players as against Bournemouth, especially because of the violations remain sidelined goalkeeper Mandanda, defender Souare and striker Wickham.
Probable lineups Crystal Palace: Hennessey – Ward, Tomkins, Dann, Delaney, van Aanholt – Zaha, McArthur, Cabaye, Puncheon – Benteke
When it comes to team Sunderland, and they are in the last round achieved a good result, given that they have a home game played 0: 0 against second-placed Tottenham, and this in a situation where they have a lot of problems with truancy. However, the coach Moyes after two consecutive primary defeat of Stoke and West Brom and elimination from the FA Cup by Burnley, managed to find the formula how to stop the raging Spurs defense, while in attack anyway threatened just over Defoe and Borini.
And as they now expect another very important meeting, and against direct rivals in the fight for survival, it is expected that Moyes again apply similar tactics, all with a view to the second game in a row to remain undefeated. Otherwise, in the meantime, “black cats” stepped up with three new players, defenders Lescott and Oviedo and midfielder Gibson, while both the African Nations Cup back Kone, Ndong and Khazri. As for the already mentioned problems with absences due to injury are still sidelined goalkeeper Pickford, defenders McNair and Kirchhoff, midfielder Cattermole and forwards Anichebe and WATM, while suspended defender DJILOBODJI.
Probable lineups Sunderland: Mannone – Kone, O’Shea, Denayer – Jones, Ndong, Rodwell, Larsson, Oviedo – Defoe, Borini
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How is this duel two teams are frantically struggling to survive in the Premiership, it is realistic to expect that both coaches ask something more defensive and aiming to avoid defeat, but then it just means that there should be not a lot of goals.