The Eagles have fallen to three narrow defeats during the opening two weeks of the season, and ahead of a trip to Manchester United, Palace need to register a result against the Black Cats.
Holloway could retain Marouane Chamakh in his starting lineup, after the former Arsenal striker netted his first goal for the club last weekend.
Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio witnessed his side fight back for 2-0 down to win 4-2 against MK Dons in the Capital One Cup.
The Italian is likely to make changes to his lineup, but returning forward Steven Fletcher will start from the bench.
Crystal Palace: LLL
Crystal Palace: Speroni; Ward, Gabbidon, Moxey, Delaney, Campana; Dikgacoi, Puncheon, Jedinak, Gayle; Chamakh
Sunderland: Westwood; Celustka, Colback, O'Shea, Diakite; Larsson, Gardner, Johnson, Giaccherini; Altidore, Sessegnon
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