This, however, might be a bit reductive.
Palace and Arsenal, while enjoying different types of success this season, have been two of the most interesting teams in the Premier League so far.
Both are built on the development of young talent, operating in a slightly more incremental fashion than in previous incarnations, doing so without the added burden of European football.
Apart from Vieira, this should make for a fascinating game.
Date, kick-off time and venue
The Premier League match is scheduled to kick off at 8pm BST on Monday 4 April 2022.
Selhurst Park in London will host.
Where to watch Crystal Palace vs Arsenal
TV channel: The match will be broadcast on Sky Sports main event, Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Ultra HD.
Direct: Sky Sports subscribers will be able to watch the game via the Sky Go app.
Live coverage: Get minute-by-minute updates via Standard Sport’s dedicated blog.
Crystal Palace vs Arsenal Team News
Wilfried Zaha and Michael Olise are both doubtful of Palace after picking up injuries during the international break,
Elsewhere, Nathan Ferguson and James McArthur are doubts.
For Arsenal, Bernd Leno will likely start in goal as Aaron Ramsdale continues to struggle with a hip injury. There is hope, meanwhile, that Bukayo Saka could be in line after dropping out of the England squad.
Crystal Palace vs Arsenal Prediction
Palace are a dangerous prospect for anyone at home and Arsenal cannot afford to make a mistake. A draw seems reasonable.
Head-to-head history and results (h2h)
Crystal Palace wins: 5
Arsenal win: 29