After opening the season with seven defeats without scoring a goal, Crystal Place have displayed much more resilience and fight in the recent weeks. This Saturday, the South London club will host Bournemouth at Selhurst Park.
The arrival of Roy Hodgson at the club has certainly had an impact, and the Eagles have lost only two of their last eight fixtures. As things stand, Palace find themselves 18th in the table and only three points behind the safety line.
In their last two fixtures, Palace have managed goalless draws against Brighton and West Brom on the road. In their last home fixture, they picked up a 2-1 win over Stoke City.
Bournemouth will come into the game on the back of a 1-1 home draw against Southampton. Like Palace, the Cherries also struggled in the opening weeks of the seas...