Crystal Palace host their Premier League side Southampton in the FA Cup at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, with both sides hoping for a place in the fourth round
The home side will enter Tuesday's game after a 4-0 defeat by Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League, while Nottingham Forest defeated Southampton 1-0 the same night.
Disappointment about the competition with the Spurs. The Eagles arguably overshadowed the first half of Tuesday's action,
but their opponents scored four unanswered goals in the second period. The result left the capital team 12th in the Premier League table with 22 points from their first 17 games,
which is a solid return.The FA Cup is not a priority competition for Palace this season as the club focuses on the Premier League,
but they have reached two FA Cup finals including in 2015/16 when they went 1: 2 lost to Manchester United. Stadion.
The Eagles have just two league games left before the end of the month and travel to Chelsea before hosting Newcastle United,
while a bumpy start to February sees them to Man United. Palace have won their last two games against Southampton, including a 1-0 Premier League win at Selhurst Park in October,
while they have not lost to the Saints in front of their own fans since January 2020. Nathan Jones would have been aware of the magnitude of the task he was playing at Southampton