Palace welcome back Connor Wickham to the side after serving his three-match suspension. Alan Pardew has put the striker straight back in the starting eleven where he will play upfront with Emmanuel Adebayor.
Chung-yong Lee drops to the bench which means there’s no place for Sullay Kaikai, but Hiram Boateng is named as a substitute.
Watford manager Quique Sanchez Flores brings back Troy Deeney to their starting line-up, the captain only coming on as a second half substitute in their away defeat to Tottenham Hotspur last weekend.
Palace: Hennessey, Ward, Dann, Delaney, Souare, Cabaye, Zaha, Jedinak, Mutch, Wickham, Adebayor. Subs: Speroni, Mariappa, Kelly, Chungy-yong Lee, Boateng, Chamkh, Campbell
Watford: Gomes, Nyom, Prödl, Cathcart, Behrami, Aké, Deeney, Amrabat, Watson, Capoue, Ighalo. Subs: Pantilimon, Suárez, Paredes, Guedioura, Anya, Abdi, Holebas