Crystal Palace v Tottenham line-ups: Eagles chief Roy Hodgson makes wholesale changes for FA Cup fourth round tie


Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson has elected to make wholesale changes to his side for the FA Cup visit of Tottenham.

Patrick van Aanholt is the only defender remaining from the 4-3 defeat by Liverpool last Saturday, with Joel Ward at right-back and Scott Dann partnering Martin Kelly at centre-back.

Max Meyer returns to the starting line-up to play on the left of a midfield three. Jeffrey Schlupp also comes back in, with Luka Milivojevic rested on the bench, and Cheikhou Kouyate making up the third central midfielder.

Hodgson has opted to give Connor Wickham a start in the middle of the front three, with Wilfried Zaha and Andros Townsend either side in a strong attacking triumvirate.

Julian Speroni retains his place between the sticks, despite the arrival this week of Brazilian goalkeeper Lucas Perri. Joe Tupper, who spent large parts of last season playing for Whyteleafe in the Isthmian South-East Division, is the substitute stopper.

Christian Benteke also has a presence on the bench for the Eagles.

Tottenham make changes with Paulo Gazzaniga in goal.

Lucas Moura and Oliver Skipp come into the side, as does defender Kyle Walker-Peters.

Crystal Palace: Speroni, Ward, Dann, Kelly, Van Aanholt, Kouyate, Schlupp, Meyer, Townsend Wickham, Zaha. Subs: Tupper, Sakho, Wan-Bissaka, Riedewald, Milivojevic, Ayew, Benteke.

Tottenham: Gazzaniga, Trippier, Sanchez, Foyth, Vertonghen, Walker-Peters, Dier, Skipp, Nkoudou, Lucas, Llorente. Subs: Lloris, Rose, Aurier, Winks, Wanyama  Lamela, Sterling.

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