Crystal Palace v Newcastle United: match preview

The focus will inevitably be drawn to Wilfried Zaha given his complaints last weekend over the treatment he is invariably given by markers. Andre Marriner, who officiates Newcastle’s visit, was once criticised by the then Palace manager Sam Allardyce for not cracking down on Arsenal’s rough treatment of the winger. It will be interesting to see how he deals with the first meaty challenge on the forward this time round. The visitors, who have lost only once to Palace at Selhurst Park since 1984, are seeking to kick-start their campaign after a difficult early fixture list. Dominic Fifield

Saturday 3pm

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