Reebok Stadium, Saturday 3.00pm
Crystal Palace defender Peter Ramage is a doubt after limping off with a thigh injury in the win over Cardiff last weekend. Darcy Blake replaced him at centre half and should keep his place alongside Damien Delaney, with Joel Ward at right-back.
Danny Gabbidon is still building up his match fitness after his recent move as Paddy McCarthy is still out with a groin injury. On-loan Blackburn striker David Goodwillie is likely to have to make do with a bench place.
Bolton's Marcos Alonso is a doubt after picking up a knock in the win at Sheffield Wednesday, while on-loan Liverpool midfielder Jay Spearing should keep his place after recovering from a tight calf.
"It's been a different week this week because some of the players have been carrying a few knocks so they've had a rest and a few days off. Everybody has been in different places on the training ground and there hasn't been a lot of activity.
"What I try to do, because I think it's the right way to try and handle it, is after three defeats we don't start worrying, and after three wins we don't start getting too joyful.
"We come in to training, we work hard and we go into the next game. It might sound boring but I think that's the way to do it in a professional sport.
"I plan three games in advance, so come our next home game against Burnley, I roughly know already who will be playing, who I want to be playing, and what kind of shape I'm going to play. The games against Bolton and Wolves have already picked themselves to a degree as everyone is fit, so it's like a three-game cycle.
"David Goodwillie has been very, very unlucky because we see his quality in training, but since he's come here, we've played very well in the four games by winning three and one draw, which we should have won."
“We were not necessarily playing badly at the beginning of the season – look at the Watford game, we lost that because of a couple of unfortunate goals. It was one of those things, but it goes down as a bad start.
“But now we are just believing in what we’re doing. Coming back against Cardiff shows that we believe in what the boss is trying to do and the fans are getting behind us too.
"We started well as a team against Cardiff – the opening 20 minutes we were the better team.
"But then they got the two goals in quick succession and knocked us out of our rhythm. We regrouped at half time and were by far the better in the second half, and so it proved."
"It was almost two weeks that I had been training with the club until I signed. The lads have been great and they've all welcomed me really well.
"I know two or three of them already, so that helped a lot, but there are no ego's, everyone gets on well and I've enjoyed my time here so far.
"I'm just working hard now to get my fitness up and hopefully I can get involved with the team and help out in any way I can."
|Date||Type||Home Team||Score||Away Team|
|05/02/2005||League||Crystal Palace||0 - 1||Bolton Wanderers|
|16/10/2004||League||Bolton Wanderers||1 - 0||Crystal Palace|
|16/04/2001||League||Crystal Palace||0 - 2||Bolton Wanderers|
|28/10/2000||League||Bolton Wanderers||3 - 3||Crystal Palace|
|07/03/2000||League||Crystal Palace||0 - 0||Bolton Wanderers|
Palace 0-0 Bolton Wanderers
Saturday January 19 2013
Palace: Speroni, Ramage (Marrow, 73), Moxey, Delaney, Butterfield (Williams, 75), Bolasie, Jedinak, Parr, Murray, Nimely (A Moritz, 52), Zaha
Subs not used: Wilbraham, O'Keefe, Price, Easter
Bolton Wanderers: A Bogdan, T Mears, Z Knight, M Alonso, T Ream, D Pratley (D Ngog, 85), C Eagles , J Spearing, Chung-Yong Lee, K Andrews (J Vela, 76), K Davies (C Davies, 85)
Subs not used: Afobe, Lonergan, Ricketts, Sordell
Bookings: Pratley, Eagles, Andrews
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