Crystal Palace vs Chelsea Match Details,Match Preview,Team News,Starting Xi. League Leader Chelsea Face another test of their title credentials Saturday when they take on Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park, with Antonio Conte’s Men looking for their 11th straight win in the top- flight.
Crystal Palace vs Chelsea Match Details,Match Preview,Team News,Starting Xi
Crystal Palace vs Chelsea Match Details
What : England Premier League.
When : Kick-off at , Saturday 17th December 2016.
Stadiam : Selhurst Park.
TV : Sky Sports 1
League Leader Chelsea will travel to Crystal Palace on Saturday in search of their eleven consecutive wins as Antonio Conte’s men march for the title.
The Blues look almost invincible at the moment as they are on a phenomenal run of ten successive in the Premier League.
Chelsea with 40 points credited to them, is already six points ahead of second Place Liverpool. Considering their excellrnt run of form recently and the managerial ability of Conte, the Blues seem to be the top contenders to win England Premier League this season.
Crystal Palace, meanwhile has tasted three defeats in their last five EPL matches. They lost 2-1 to Manchester United on Wednesday. The Eagles are in the 16th position of the League standings with more 15 points possible 48.
In the recent matches between these sides, Chelsea was victorious in four of their six encounters against Palace, while the latter managed to disappoint the Blues twice.
Pardew has several players out of action this weekend, with james Tomkins (groin), Bakary Sako (muscle), Connnor Wickham (knee), Loic Remy (calf), Steve Mandanda (knee), Jonathan Benteke (knee) and Pape Souare (broken leg) all sidelined.
Meanwhile, Eden Hazard remains a doubt for Chelsea ahead of the trip to Selhurst Park after being left out of Conte’s squad for the Sunderland game with a knock he sustained against West Brom at the weekend.
With Cesc Fabregas having scored the only goal against the Black Cats on Wednesday the Spaniard is likely to be handed another start in midfield at the expense of Nemaja Matic.
Chelsea Starting XI (3-4-3): Courtois, Azpilicueta, Luiz, Cahill, Moses, Kante, Fabregas, Alonso, Pedro, Costa, Willian.
Crystal Palace Starting XI (4-4-2) : Hennessey, Ward, Delaney, Kelly, Dann, Lee, Flamini, McArthur, Cabaye, Benteke, Zaha.
Crystal Palace vs Chelsea Head to Head
Total Games : 29
Crystal Palace wins : 4
Chelsea wins : 16
Draws : 9
Key Stats to Consider
Crystal Palace has won only four out of their 16 Premier League matches so far.
Crystal Palace has won twice in their last six matches Chelsea in Premier League.
Chelsea has won their last ten matches in Premier League.
Chelsea has conceded only two goals in their last ten matches.
Chelsea has won two recent away League matches at Crystal Palace.