The Premier League has always been famed for it’s ultra-competitive nature, but this season a gulf between the top six, and the rest, is beginning to emerge.
Despite a supposedly bad start to the season, Spurs are sitting in fourth only five points off top, yet with Arsenal only a point behind they know that they can’t slip up.
Crystal Palace is not an easy place to go, and they recently earned a hard-fought draw against Spurs’ rivals Arsenal, so the three points are not in the bag.
Spurs will need a good performance to emerge with the three points, and it is a chance for Palace to show that the aforementioned gulf is not so big.
Here’s all you need to know about Saturday’s game…
When is the game?
Crystal Palace and Liverpool face off on Saturday November 10.
Kick-off is scheduled for 5:30 pm.
Where is the game being played?
The game is being played at Crystal Palace’s ground, Selhurst Park.
With a capacity of 25,456 the atmosphere can get very lively, and Palace will need their fans if they want to beat Spurs.
Is the game on TV and can it be live streamed?
The game is being shown live on BT Sport.
It can be found on their BT Sport 1 and BT Sport 4K UHD channels.
Christian Benteke and Scott Dann are both long-term absentees for Palace, whilst Eric Dier, Mousa Dembele, Danny Rose, Victor Wanyama and Jan Vertonghem are all out for Spurs.
Latest betting odds
Crystal Palace 7/2
Odds courtesy of PaddyPower
What has been said
In his press conference ahead of the game, Palace manager, and former England boss, spoke of his delight at seeing the progress Spurs’ English contingent have been making.
He said: "I have got a lot of pleasure these last few years from seeing these players make progress
"I always believed the group was capable of going on to bigger and better things, because they get better, they get stronger and more mature and get more game time, and that is exactly what is happening.
"People are now raving about Raheem Sterling six years on, and he was showing a lot of talent in 2012, as was the case with people like [Danny] Welbeck, [Alex] Oxlade-Chamberlain and a whole host of other players.
"But of course, to really become a top class England international, to become a Wayne Rooney, or Frank Lampard, or Steven Gerrard, or Ashley Cole; guys who have more than 100 caps, you have to get games behind you."
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