Tottenham vs Crystal Palace – Sunday 5th November 2017 – 12:00 - BT Sports

Tottenham are 2/7 with Harry Kane at 15/8 to score first. 

Tottenham face Crystal Palace at Wembley Stadium on Sunday afternoon, in one of four Sunday fixtures.

Spurs come into this match on the back of a 3-1 win against Real Madrid, an excellent result for Pochettino's side.

Dele Alli answered his critics in fine style with a superb double (27, 56), with the England international scoring a goal in both halves to make it 2-0.

His first goal was a close-range finish from a Trippier cross, he scored again after the break as his shot deflected off Sergio Ramos.

Christian Eriksen made it 3-0 to Spurs (65), with the Denmark international finishing a fine move from Kane and Alli.

Cristiano Ronaldo (80) grabbed a consolation for Real Madrid, as Real suffered their first defeat since October 2012.


Kane The Man

Tottenham have had an excellent start to the season, but this win is easily the best of recent times.

It was the perfect response to their narrow defeat against Manchester United, a huge result for Pochettino.

They have had a mixed record in their last six matches though, with three wins, two defeats and a draw.

A win against Crystal Palace will move them level with Manchester United who are in second place.


Spurs Favourites

Mauricio Pochettino's side come into this match as favourites, with home advantage informing the odds.

This will be a tough match for Spurs, with Palace showing great fight to come back from 2-0 down against the Hammers.

Tottenham will be looking to make it three successive wins against Palace.

Great Comeback

Crystal Palace come into this match in poor form, despite coming from 2-0 down at home to snatch a point against West Ham.

Javier Hernandez (31) gave West Ham the lead just past the half-hour mark, finishing a counter-attacking move.

West Ham doubled their lead shortly after, with Andre Ayew (43) enjoying a fine run and superb finish to make it 2-0.

Joe Hart's stern resistance was broken when Luka Milivojevic scored from the penalty spot to halve the deficit (50).

Wilfried Zaha broke West Ham's hearts with the last kick of the game, slotting past Joe Hart after a naive decision from Antonio allowed Palace to break and score the goal (90+7).

Pressure Relieved

That was a huge show of character from Roy Hodgson's side, who could easily have given in at 2-0 down.

They were unlucky to find themselves 2-0 down, with Joe Hart in imperious form to keep the Eagles out.

Crystal Palace face a tough challenge in Tottenham, with Spurs recording an incredible 3-1 win against Real Madrid.

They are still bottom of the Premier League, with just four points from their opening ten games.


Eagles Underdogs

Palace come into this match as the underdogs, with Tottenham's pedigree informing the odds.

The Eagles will be looking to produce a slight upset, beating Spurs would give them a huge boost in their relegation battle.

Roy Hodgson's side will be looking for their 8th win in 36 matches against Tottenham.

Crystal Palace are 17/2 with Wilfried Zaha at 12/1 to open the scoring.

Betting Tips

Tip 1 – Zaha to score first @ 12/1

Tip 2 – 2-2 draw @ 18/1

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