Crystal Palace will face Tottenham Hotspur in the fourth round of the FA Cup after beating Grimsby Town last weekend.
Tottenham meanwhile trounced Tranmere Rovers 7-0 in the previous round.
Speaking about the upcoming tie, Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson said that he was looking forward to the game.
The 71-year-old said he was happy that the game will take place at Selhurst Park instead of Wembley.
Hodgson told Football.London:”It is a good tie. It would have been a worse tie if we had been drawn away because Tottenham are not an easy team to beat at the best of times, and that would have given us a severely uphill task.”
The former England manager said that even though Palace had lost 1-0 against Spurs in the Premier League this season, they can take heart from their performance.
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Hodgson suggested that Palace are capable of matching Spurs when they are at the top of their game.
He added, “But playing them at home, we lost 1-0 last time, unfortunately. We know they are a good team who play good football, but we feel in our best moments we are capable of matching them.”
Palace beat Spurs 1-0 in White Hart Lane in the 2015/16 season, on their way to the final. Spurs fans will be hoping they are able to avenge that result in the fourth round this year.