FA Cup Preview: Crystal Palace vs Watford


February 13, 2016 (Selhurst Park): Crystal Palace 1-2 Watford


Palace: DWDDL

Watford: LLDWL


  • Sunday’s fixture will represent the 113th time that the two clubs have met in a competitive match, with Palace winning 46 times in comparison to 41 victories for Watford.
  • The two teams have shared a win apiece in the Premier League this season but it has only been three years since they met in a Wembley showpiece after clashing in the Championship playoff final in 2013.
  • A penalty in extra time from Kevin Phillips ensured that Palace claimed the spoils and they have retained their place in the top flight since that day.


Crystal Palace XI: Hennessey; Ward, Mariappa, Delaney, Souare; Jedinak, Cabaye, Bolasie; Zaha, Sako; Adebayor

Watford XI: Gomes, Nyom, Prodl, Britos, Ake, Guedioura, Capoue, Watson, Jurado, Ighalo, Deeney

PREDICTION: Crystal Palace 0-1 Watford


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