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In the midst of a Champions League semi-final battle with PSG, Pep Guardiola must be glad his City side have such a healthy lead as they head to Selhurst Park 10 points clear at the top and knowing victory could seal the title if Manchester United were then beaten by Liverpool at Old Trafford on Sunday. Guardiola will undoubtedly rotate his treble-chasing squad and his opposite number, Roy Hodgson, may be tempted to do likewise. Palace slipped to defeat after leading at Leicester on Monday and with only one win in seven are limping to the finish even if their relegation fears have all but dissipated. Paul Chronnell

Saturday 12.30pm BT Sport 1

Venue Selhurst Park

Last season Crystal Palace 0 Manchester City 2

Referee David Coote

This season G17 Y53 R3 3.29 cards/game

Odds H 21-2 A 7-19 D 22-5

CRYSTAL PALACE
Subs from Butland, Henderson, Dann, Kelly, Mateta, Hannam, Schlupp, Clyne, Mitchell, McCarthy, Townsend, Batshuayi, Tomkins, Sakho

Doubtful Cahill (knock), Sakho (thigh), Tomkins (face), Clyne (match fitness)

Injured McArthur (calf, unknown), Wickham (match fitness, unknown), Ferguson (match fitness, unknown)

Suspended None

Discipline Y42 R2

Form DLWDLL

Leading scorer Zaha 10

MANCHESTER CITY
Subs from Steffen, Carson, Delap, Palmer, Doyle, Mahrez, García, Mendy, Aké, Agüero, De Bruyne, Foden, Rodri, Cancelo

Doubtful None

Injured None

Suspended Stones (second of three)

Discipline Y37 R1

Form LWWWLW

Leading scorer Gündogan 12