This is the 102nd league and cup game between the two sides. City have won 37 and drawn 32. They have scored 159 goals compared to Palace's 175.
The last time, Palace visited the Ricoh Arena for a league game was on February 12th 2011 and saw a 2-1 win for the Sky Blues. Goals from Richard Wood and Marlon King had City two goals up before Stefan Iversen set up a grandstand finish with an 89th minute goal in front of a crowd of 16,454.
The teams that day were: City Westwood, Keogh, Wood, Cameron, O’Halloran, Baker, Cranie, Gunnarsson, Jutkiewicz, King, Platt (Eastwood 87). SNU Clarke, Ireland, Bell, Hussey, O’Donovan, McSheffrey
Palace Speroni, Clyne, McCarthy, Gardner, Moxey, Zaha, Garvan, Wright, Easter (Counago 62), Vaughan (Iversen 83), Ambrose (Scannell 62). SNU Dorman, Davis, Barrett, Price
This is Palace's sixth visit to a Ricoh for a league game, They have won three, drawn one and lost one.
City's record home win over Palace was an an 8-1 victory in 1935/36 and their record home defeat to Palace is a 5-3 loss in 1930/31.
For a full list of matches between City and Palace, please click on http://www.coventrycity-mad.co.uk/footydb/loadhed.asp?teama=173&teamb=164