Premier League – Crystal Palace – Chelsea on Match-day 9

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Palace at home against Chelsea – Saturday – 3:00pm GMT – Selhurst Park.

Saturday’s clash between Palace and Chelsea, sees sixteenth take on seventh in the League.

This season’s Premier League campaign, has so far seen Crystal Palace achieve six points

Palace will no doubt see this game as an opportunity to bring some consistency of form into their season, following a draw away to Newcastle United, as well at Brentford.

Also, Palace seem unable to get over the line on a consistent basis, with two draws in two fixtures. Now they have 1 matches won, 2 games lost and 3 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in sixteenth place, with a total of six points having won one game, drawn three fixtures, and lost two meetings.

Palace have won one game, drawn one game, and lost one game of their three League matches at home this season.

A win in this fixture, would take Crystal Palace’s points from 6 to 9, so far this season.

It is likely that four key players will miss Saturday’s fixture, which is something of a concern for Patrick Vieira and his Palace team.

It’s 10 points so far for Chelsea this season, going into this fixture

Following two straight wins for Chelsea in their most recent games, they will be keen to continue that form going into this fixture.

Also, Chelsea keep finding ways to win, having secured two victories in their last three matches is astonishing this season. With 10 points (3W, 2L and 1D), they are established in seventh position in the League having won three games, drawn one game, and lost two meetings.

Chelsea have won one game and lost two meetings of their three League matches away from home this season.

A win in this fixture would take Chelsea’s points to 13 in the League.

Graham Potter will be forced to make changes to the plans for his squad, as injury or illness has depleted him of two of his Chelsea players.

Crystal Palace v Chelsea – Head-to-Head.

Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Chelsea with a greater number of wins. In the last 26 meetings, they have enjoyed 21 victories, to Palace’s four wins. In addition, Chelsea have been hugely successful away to Palace of late, winning 20 meetings times in the last fifteen. April 2022 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and Crystal Palace took all three points winning 2-0.

Performance Report

For Palace, Wilfried Zaha, one of their best scorers, has nettedfour goals in six League fixtures this season, while Raheem Sterling is a top performing player who has scoredthree goals in six League games this campaign for Chelsea.

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