The Swansea trip is the second of Palace’s three away games in six days, with Barnsley to come next Tuesday, so boss Neil Warnock may make changes to freshen up his side.
Nick Carle, Alan Lee, Lee Hills and Rui Fonte will push to be involved in the game against Swansea City
‘I’d like to get a few of the injured players back because we’ve got an horrific week with the fixtures. Once we’ve got the points we need then we’ve got some terrific young players who can come in and have a few games between now and the end of the season.’
Swansea City Team News:
Roberto Martinez’s side have now gone 19 games with just 1 defeat(thanks Kev E) in the league, although his side do draw their fair share; they have recorded more draws than anyone else in the Football League.
Player to watch: Jason Scotland
Scored his 50th goal for the club to seal a 1-0 win over struggling Plymouth.
Crystal Palace Team News:
Matt Lawrence (hamstring) and Paddy McCarthy (shoulder) still out…
Claude Davis should play alongside Jose Fonte in defence. Victor Moses may be fit enough to make the bench.
Player to watch: Speroni
Could be very busy with the inform Jason Scotland
Match Facts & Stats
Highest Aggregate 6 Crystal Palace 3 – 3 Swansea City 1979/1980
Highest Swansea City score: 3 Swansea Tn. 3 – 0 Crystal Palace 1948/1949
Highest Crystal Palace score: 4 Crystal Palace 4 – 0 Swansea Tn. 1947/1948
Season Date Home Score Away Competition:
2008/2009 Sat 13 Sep Crystal Palace 2 – 0 Swansea City Championship
1983/1984 Sat 05 May Crystal Palace 2 – 0 Swansea City Second Division
Sat 03 Dec Swansea City 1 – 0 Crystal Palace Second Division
1979/1980 Mon 14 Jan Swansea City 2 – 1 Crystal Palace F.A. Cup
played at neutral ground
Tue 08 Jan Crystal Palace 3 – 3 Swansea City F.A. Cup
after extra time, 90 minutes ?-?
Sat 05 Jan Swansea City 2 – 2 Crystal Palace F.A. Cup
1964/1965 Sat 19 Dec Crystal Palace 3 – 3 Swansea Tn. Second Division
Sat 29 Aug Swansea Tn. 2 – 1 Crystal Palace Second Division
1948/1949 Thu 02 Sep Swansea Tn. 3 – 0 Crystal Palace Third Division (South)
Wed 25 Aug Crystal Palace 1 – 1 Swansea Tn. Third Division (South)
1947/1948 Sat 27 Mar Crystal Palace 4 – 0 Swansea Tn. Third Division (South)
Sat 08 Nov Swansea Tn. 2 – 0 Crystal Palace Third Division (South)
1920/1921 Sat 11 Dec Crystal Palace 0 – 1 Swansea Tn. Third Division
Sat 04 Dec Swansea Tn. 0 – 0 Crystal Palace Third Division
2-1 to Swansea
Barnsley v Crystal Palace Tue 17th of Mar 7:45pm