|Tottenham Hotspur:||Hugo Lloris, Matt Doherty, Davinson Sanchez, Toby Alderweireld, Sergio Reguilon, Gareth Bale (Erik Lamela, min.70), Harry Winks (Moussa Sissoko, min.70), Lucas Moura, Pierre Hojbjerg, Heung Min Son and Harry Kane (Carlos Vinicius, min.80)|
|Crystal Palace:||Vicente Guaita, Joel Ward, Gary Cahill, Cheikhou Kouyate, Patrick Van Aanholt, Andros Townsend (Jeffrey Schlupp, min.65), Jairo Riedewald, Luka Milivojevic, Eberechi Eze (Wilfried Zaha, min.46), Christian Benteke (Jean-Philippe Mateta, min.74) and Jordan Ayew|
|Stadium:||Tottenham Hotspur Stadium|
|Goals:||Gareth Bale (1-0, min. 25), Christian Benteke (1-1, min. 45), Gareth Bale (2-1, min. 49), Harry Kane (3-1, min. 52) and Harry Kane (4-1, min. 76)|
Spurs strolled past Palace with a 4-1 win on Sunday at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Tottenham Hotspur were looking to pick up points after winning their previous two games in the competition. The most recent was against the Fulham away (1-0), the other to Burnley at home (4-0). Crystal Palace are struggling for form following a draw in their last match. After today’s result, Tottenham Hotspur are in 6th place on the table and has 45 points while Crystal Palace sit in 13th with 34 points after 27 matches.
Tottenham Hotspur started well as, with Gareth Bale opening the rout, 25 minutes in. However, they didn’t maintain the lead for long though, an equalizer from a Christian Benteke just before half-time brought Crystal Palace level. The score at half time was 1-1.
The second half started in favour of Tottenham Hotspur, with early goal from Gareth Bale, scoring his second goal in the 49th minute. Later, Tottenham Hotspur scored again thanks to a goal from Harry Kane in the 52nd minute to establish the 3-1. Later, Tottenham Hotspur scored again and increased their lead thanks to a new goal from Harry Kane, scoring his second goal, 76 minutes in, which sealed the victory for Tottenham Hotspur.
Both managers the full entitlement. For Spurs, Erik Lamela, Moussa Sissoko and Carlos Vinicius came on for Gareth Bale, Harry Winks and Harry Kane, while Palace brought on Wilfried Zaha, Jeffrey Schlupp and Jean-Philippe Mateta to replace Eberechi Eze, Andros Townsend and Christian Benteke.
There were bookings for Matt Doherty from Spurs and Jordan Ayew, Gary Cahill and Jairo Riedewald for Palace.
Tottenham Hotspur will play at home against Sheffield United, while Crystal Palace will face Everton away.