Millwall vs Crystal Palace: Prediction, TV, live stream, kick off time, team news, h2h - FA Cup preview

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Patrick Viera will be hoping to take his FA Cup success as a player into his first game in the competition as a manager as Crystal Palace face Millwall in a London derby this lunchtime.

The Frenchman bowed out of former club Arsenal by scoring the winning penalty in their 2005 final over Manchester United, lifting the cup five times in his playing career, and his Palace team look well set-up for a cup run.

A fun and energetic outfit, they have little in the way of realistic relegation concern and could afford to make the competition somewhat of a priority in the second-half of the season.

Standing in their way is a Millwall side lying only seven points off of the final Championship play-off spot with two games in hand on Huddersfield Town.

Date, kick-off time and venue:

The FA Cup meeting is scheduled for a 12.45pm GMT kick-off today, Saturday January 8, 2022.

The Den in London will host.

Where to watch Millwall vs Crystal Palace

TV channel: Today’s game will be broadcast on ITV.

Live stream: Fans will be able to watch the game through ITV Hub App (free with a subscription).

Millwall vs Crystal Palace team news

The home side are hoping Jed Wallace, Maikel Kieftenbeld and Mason Bennett will be able to feature after being involved in training this week.

George Long, meanwhile, could replace Bartosz Bialkowski in goal.

For Palace, Vieira has confirmed he intends to play as strong a team as possible.

Millwall vs Crystal Palace prediction

It certainly won’t be easy and Millwall can take solace in the fact they boast one of the better defensive records in the Championship but one would expect this Palace side to dominate the ball and create openings.

Palace to win 1-0.

Head to head (h2h) history and results

Millwall wins: 38

Draws: 30

Crystal Palace wins: 29

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