Crystal Palace saw their Premier League winless run stretched to five last time out in a goalless draw at Brentford. They have drawn three of their last five but won just one of their last eight. The London outfit sit 13th in the table and will be looking for a few more victories to keep away the chasing pack. Four of their last five games have seen both teams find the back of the net.
At Selhurst Park, the Eagles have lost their last two going down 3-1 to Liverpool and 3-2 to West Ham. They have tough home run to come with Chelsea, Man City, Arsenal and Man United still to visit. Odsonne Edouard enjoys games in front of his own fans grabbing one in each of the last three here. Five of their last six played here have seen both teams find the back of the net.
Chelsea are back in action in the Premier League for the first time since January 23rd having played in the Club World Cup. They return to action sitting seven behind Liverpool in second and four ahead of Man United in fourth. Their last league encounter saw them defeat Tottenham 2-0 but prior to that they had won just two of their last seven. Hakim Ziyech has netted in the last two Premier League matches.
Away from Stamford Bridge, the Blues need to find some form having managed a victory in just one of their last five. Road goals has been an issue of late with blanks in two of their last four on their travels. They are also struggling to keep a clean sheet managing this in one of their last six. Just one of the last four Chelsea away fixtures have gone over 2.5 goals.
Crystal Palace vs Chelsea: Match Stats
Crystal Palace have been attracting plaudits but not results and this might be the same here this weekend. They lost 3-2 at home to West Ham here and 3-1 to Liverpool and likely will suffer the same against Chelsea. The Blues will be confident after their success in the Club World Cup and should win while both teams to score enhances the price.
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Crystal Palace vs Chelsea: Squawka Says
Scoreline prediction: Crystal Palace 1-2 Chelsea
Crystal Palace vs Chelsea: Odds
Crystal Palace vs Chelsea: Head to Head
14 August 2021- Chelsea 3-0 Crystal Palace- Premier League
10 April 2021- Crystal Palace 1-4 Chelsea- Premier League
03 Oct 2020 – Chelsea 4-0 Crystal Palace – Premier League
07 Jul 2020 – Crystal Palace 2-3 Chelsea – Premier League
09 Nov 2019 – Chelsea 2-0 Crystal Palace – Premier League
The reverse fixture came on the opening weekend of the season and Chelsea won comfortably that day by three goals to nil. It continues their head-to-head dominance that has seen them win their last eight meetings with Palace. Christian Pulisic has a great record against the Eagles with five in five against them.