Just scooting through the news...Palace have lost just three of their last 16 matches in all competitions and only four points now separate the two sides in the Premier League.
The Toffees meanwhile have won just one of their last nine games in all competitions.
Wilfried Zaha will find out how long he will spend on the sidelines with his knee injury after tests this week.
Hodgson will be without, Martin Kelly (hamstring), Jeff Schlupp, Julian Speroni and Scott Dann (all knee), Connor Wickham, Bakary Sako, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Jason Puncheon are out.
Facing an injury crisis Hodgson may decide to give January signing Erdan Rakip his Premier League debut.
The midfielder of Turkish origin on loan from Benfica scored in his first start for the U-23 side and was widely praised for his display.
Rakip has however, yet to even make the match-day squad for Palace in the league this season.
If we lose this after they have that many injurys we are well n truely fucked