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Crystal Palace vs Chelsea Preview, Tips and Odds

Crystal Palace and Chelsea will send the football year on Sunday with a London derby on the horizon. Crystal Palace will come into the game on the game of a boring goalless draw at home against Cardiff. Chelsea have slowed down and dropped points in recent weeks and will start the game from 4th place in the standings.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea Head to Head

Last H2H games since 2000Last 10 games at Crystal PalaceLast meeting
Crystal Palace4 W/ 0 D/ 10 L2 W/ 0 D/ 5 LL
Chelsea10 W/ 0 D/ 4 L5 W/ 0 D/ 2 LW

Worth mentioning: There is no draw in the recent history of the derby, but there have been some goals. Eight times the games ended with both teams scoring, and even more – in nine clashes more than 2 goals. Chelsea have been responsible for 24 goals, while Crystal Palace for 12.
Chelsea were on a run of 3 straight wins in their opponent’s home, before losing last season’s league game. Palace have kept just a single clean sheet in their seven home games against Chelsea, while scoring only four goals. On 5 occasions, only one of the sides scores.

Last game between the teams: 04.11.2018 Chelsea – Crystal Palace 3:1; Alvaro Morata 32’, 65’, Pedro70’; Andros Townsend 53’.
Last game at this venue: 24.11.2017 Crystal Palace – Chelsea 2:1; Cesar Azpilicueta (own goal) 11’, Wilfried Zaha 45’; Tiemoue Bakayoko 18’.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea Stats

as of: 27.12.2018
Last gameLast 10
Last 5
games home/away
Crystal PalaceDraw 3 W/ 2 D/ 5 L2 W/ 2 D/ 1 L
ChelseaWin6 W/ 1 D/ 3 L2 W/ 1 D/ 2 L

Worth mentioning: Crystal Palace have kept an impressive three straight clean sheets at home. The last four games at Selherst Park have seen under 2,5 goals scored. On the contrary, in all of Chelsea’s five most recent visits, the games produced over 2,5 goals and saw both teams scoring, with a goal difference of 8:9.

Last game Crystal Palace: Crystal Palace – Cardif 0:0

Last game Chelsea: Watford – Chelsea 1:2; Roberto Pereyra 45’; Eden Hazard 45’, 58’ (penalty).

Top performers Crystal Palace: Luka Milivojevic has scored 5 league goals, with Andros Townsend and Wildried Zaha behind on 3 goals.
Top performers Chelsea: Eden Hazard has been directly involved in 19 PL goals ( 10 goals, 9 assists). Pedro Rodriguez is with 6 goals, while Alvaro Morata has added another 5.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea News

Missing players Crystal Palace: Martin Kelly, Christian Benteke and Wayne Hennessey will miss the Sunday game.
Missing players Chelsea: Pedro Rodriguez, Andreas Christensen, Marco van Ginkel are injured for the Blues.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea Predictions

Draw & under 2,5 goals