Match: Tottenham – Crystal Palace
Date: Sunday, 20 September, 2015
Start time: 13:30 GMT
The sixth round of the Premier League offers a London derby, besides meeting between Chelsea and Arsenal. Tottenham welcome of “White Hart Lane” Crystal Palace on Sunday at 13:30 GMT.
Tottenham is in 12th place in the ranking with a total of 6 points. “Spurs” achieved its first victory in the new season last weekend after beating Sunderland away with 1: 0. In both households “White Hart Lane” until they made two draws – against Stoke City (2: 2) and Everton (0:0).
Vapzitanitsite of Mauricio Pochettino warmed up for the little London derby against Palace with success over Karabakh in the Europa League. The new addition to the team Son Hyun-Min scored two hits in only his second match for the team and added another goal Erik Lamela.
Team coach Mauricio Pochettino was unable to make many rotations against Karabakh as injured are Ryan Mason, Nabil Bentaleb, Moussa Dembele and Christian Eriksen. Almost certainly they will miss the upcoming match on Sunday.
The visitors occupy 6th position in the standings with a total of 9 points. They started the season in fine fashion, winning three of their first four games. The team of Alan Pardew beat Norwich and Aston Villa and champions Chelsea 2:1 as a guest.
In the last round Palace it was very close to the point against the best team in the “Premier League” at that time – Manchester City. In the final minutes of the game but Chelsea conceded goal and lost 0:1 at home.
Last season Tottenham failed to beat Crystal Palace. On “White Hart Lane” in rezzultat game ended 0:0, but at “Selhast Park” “Eagles” won 2:1. Otherwise, in 15 games at home Spurs have six wins, six draws and three losses against Palace.
Even last season was visible progress in the team of Crystal Palace, which contribute appointment of Alan Pardew. 53-year-old Englishman has transformed the “Eagles” and the goal this season before the team’s ranking in the Top 10. In the upcoming match guests expect to approach very carefully and strictly observe the tactical instructions of his manager. Palace will strive not to lose the game, applying more defensive style of play. Tottenham did have problems scoring goals this season, but Harry Kane is not the player who was last season and the presence of more than two goals in the upcoming match will be a surprise.