A patchwork Eagles side with 12 players sidelined frustrated Spurs for the vast majority of the game but they allowed Harry Kane to net an 88th minute victor.
But Hodgson said Alli was "no cheat" as he prepared his side to face Spurs at Selhurst Park on Sunday.
A late injury to Tomkins made things even more hard for Palace, with Aurier failing to tuck home into an open goal before Kane shot just wide.
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"So I am happy".
Yet, they will be confident of a win against an Eagles side who have failed to win in four matches and sit just a point above the relegation places.
Tottenham's victory sees them, temporarily at least, move up into the top four, while Palace remain embroiled in a scrap for survival.
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The actress Kirstie Alley getting into a Twitter spat with the team account handled during the Games by a USA Curling video man. The atmosphere at the beginning of the night was electric as members were nervous and excited to watch the match.
The striker had missed two glorious chances as the game looked destined for a goalless draw, but he nodded in Christian Erkisen's last-minute corner for his 24th Premier League goal.
Palace's injury woes were compounded late on when defender James Tomkins went down in innocuous fashion, and his absence was felt when Kane finally headed home the victor with the final whistle fast approaching.
Schlupp had been a key feature of Hodgson's set-up since the former England manager replaced Frank de Boer in September. "If we get the players back that we have unfit at the moment, we know that in our best moments that with our best players we can be quite effective".
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Regardless of the game's outcome, the South Korean team will earn the country's second ever non-skating Winter Olympic medal. Washington is imposing its largest set of sanctions on North Korea to pressure it to drop its nuclear missile program.