Crystal Palace and Chelsea are playing against each other on Sunday in a match of round 20 of Premier League. The home team is in on the rise and are undefeated in the previous three games in the league. On Boxing Day Crystal Palace couldn’t beat Cardiff, although they created 31 chances for a goal. Until this game on Selhurst Park, The Eagles have just two wins in ten fixtures.
During the week Chelsea won against Watford with a 2-1 score after goals of Eden Hazard. The Belgium player is with a significant contribution for the victories of The Blues after he scored four of the previous four goals of the team. Since Maurizio Sarri is leading the team, Chelsea don’t have three wins in a row as visitors in the Premier League.
Traditionally, Crystal Palace always play strong against Chelsea and don’t miss a chance to score a goal in the previous four games between both sides. The Blues have conceded seven goals in the last four away fixtures in the Premier League and will be hard for them to have a clean sheet against one of their biggest rivals in London. I will back Both Teams to Score, with Chelsea 2-1 Correct Score.
Crystal Palace vs Chelsea Head to Head
Crystal Palace have two wins and four defeats in the previous six fixtures against Chelsea. Both sides have scored in five of these games. The last match between them was in November and ended as a win with 3-1 for Chelsea.
|04.11.2018||Chelsea vs Crystal Palace||3-1|
|10.03.2018||Chelsea vs Crystal Palace||2-1|
|14.10.2017||Crystal Palace vs Chelsea||2-1|
|01.04.2017||Chelsea vs Crystal Palace||1-2|
|17.12.2016||Crystal Palace vs Chelsea||0-1|
|03.01.2016||Crystal Palace vs Chelsea||0-3|
Crystal Palace vs Chelsea Stats
- In nine of the previous ten games of Crystal Palace have been scored under 2.5 goals.
- Crystal Palace had a clean sheet in the last three games at home.
- The Eagles have just two wins at home in the previous 14 derby fixtures against teams from London.
- In the last six games of Chelsea as visitors were scored over 2.5 goals.
- Chelsea don’t have a win in the previous five London derbies.
- The Blues have never won three away games in a row since Maurizio Sarri’s appointment.
Crystal Palace vs Chelsea Odds
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Crystal Palace vs Chelsea Team News
Christian Benteke will miss the game for Crystal Palace. Wayne Hennessey and Martin Kelly are in doubt.
Pedro and Callum Hudson-Odoi will not play for Chelsea after both were injured against Watford. The derby will also miss Andreas Christensen and Alvaro Morata.