Crystal Palace currently occupy 16th position in the Premier League standings with 39 points accumulated in 36 games.
The hosts are in a very poor shape, coming after 2 consecutive defeats: 2-0 on the field at Manchester United and 1-0 last round on the ground at Newcastle.
C. Wickham, Bolas Y., Y. Cabaye and S. Dann team are top scorers in the league, yet each managed to score points 5 times.
Kwesi Appiah, Marouane Chamakh and Brede Hangelaand are injured and will not perform.
On the other side, Stoke is on 10th position of the standings with 48 points after 36 stages obtained.
The guests are in a continuous drop shape, with only 2 points accrued in the last 5 games of the championship. The previous round, they drew at home 1-1 in front of Sunderland.
Austrian Marco Arnautovic is the best scorer of the team in this edition of the Premier League with 11 goals scored in 36 matches.
Jack Butland, Glen Johnson, Jonathan Walters and Ibrahim Afellay will not make their trip because of medical problems addressed.
Probable team Crystal Palace: Hennessey – Souare, Delaney, Dann, Ward – Jedinak, Cabaye – Bolas, McArthur, Puncheon – Wickham
Stoke Probable team: Haugaard – Bardsley, Shawcross, Cameron, Pieters – Imbula, Whelan – Shaqiri, Adam, Arnautovic – Crouch