Crystal Palace fans will be asking themselves how they ended up playing last year's Leicester City in a 3-1 loss to the Premier League champions.
Reports are beginning to circulate that Yohan Cabaye has been injured while on international duty.
Crystal Palace has been handed a massive fitness boost ahead of its biggest game of the season in the FA Cup final this weekend.
Crystal Palace continued to limp their way to the finish line with a 1-0 loss to Newcastle United.
Crystal Palace could be missing a host of players on Saturday with Emmanuel Adebayor, Yohan Cabaye, Mile Jedinak and Connor Wickham all facing a late fitness test.
Alan Pardew played down any fears of an injury recurrence for Yohan Cabaye after the Frenchman was replaced with twenty-minutes still remaining at the Liberty on Saturday.
Amid a series of injury announcements on Thursday, Yohan Cabaye was the only piece of good news as the midfielder has been cleared to return for the weekend against Swansea City.
Yohan Cabaye will face a late fitness test after limping away from Selhurst Park on Saturday. But Joe Ledley is expected to miss out after he was forced off at half-time during the cup win over Stoke City.
Crystal Palace will be glad to see leading scorer Yohan Cabaye return to the lineup to face Southampton in the FA Cup on Saturday.
After picking up his fifth yellow card of the season against Swansea City, Yohan Cabaye will be among five major absentees to face Chelsea on Saturday.
Crystal Palace hit a bump in the road on their journey to try and crack the top four but still managed to come away with a point in a 0-0 draw with Swansea City.
Crystal Palace midfielder Yohan Cabaye came on as a substitute at half-time but could not prove to be the difference in a 0-0 draw with Bournemouth.
Crystal Palace will be waiting on the status of its top two leading goalscorers in Yohan Cabaye and Yannick Bolasie for the Boxing Day clash with Bournemouth.
Yohan Cabaye will be assessed ahead of the Boxing Day clash against AFC Bournemouth after missing the win over Stoke City because of injury.