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Crystal Palace vs Chelsea Predictions & Match Preview 14/10/2017

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Crystal Palace vs Chelsea Predictions & Match Preview 14/10/2017
Crystal Palace v Chelsea Predictions for Saturday's 3.00pm kick-off league fixture facing the Eagles and Blues at what is set to be Selhurst Park. Worst-ever start to a Premier League season for Crystal Palace means they are likely to battle relegation this term as they've gone seven games without scoring a goal, leaving it more uncertain given they're playing last season's champions.
Match status: 2017/18 FA Premier League - Matchweek 8
Kick-off: Saturday 14 Oct 2017, 03:00pm GMT
Venue: "Selhurst Park" in South Norwood, London, England

Crystal Palace v Chelsea Team News

Crystal Palace will be without their principal goal threat in Christian Benteke as they search for their 1st Premier League goal and point of the season against champions Chelsea at Selhurst Park.

Crystal Palace have won only 1 of their last 8 home matches against Chelsea in the Premier League, drawing 1 and losing the other 6.

Chelsea have won a total of 421 points in London derbies, which is more than any other side in Premier League history.

Antonio Conte could become the first Chelsea manager to record at least 6 consecutive Premier League away wins on 2 separate occasions.

Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas is 1 goal away from becoming only the 3rd Spanish player to score 50 times in the Premier League, after Fernando Torres with 85 goals and Diego Costa with 52.

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea Predictions & Match Preview 14/10/2017

Teams' Possible Starting Lineups:

Crystal Palace: Julian Speroni - Patrick van Aanholt, Mamadou Sakho, Scott Dann, Timothy Fosu-Mensah - Yohan Cabaye, Luka Milivojevic - Wilfried Zaha, Jason Puncheon, Andros Townsend - Bakary Sako (4-2-3-1 formation)

Chelsea: Thibaut Courtois - César Azpilicueta, David Luiz, Gary Cahill - Victor Moses, Tiemoué Bakayoko, Cesc Fàbregas, Marcos Alonso - Pedro, Eden Hazard - Michy Batshuayi (3-4-2-1 formation)

Missing Players of Crystal Palace and Chelsea:

Crystal Palace: Connor Wickham and Christian Benteke are out with knee problems, Ruben Loftus-Cheek ineligible to play against his parent club while on loan, and goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey might be left out with a perceived fitness trouble.

Chelsea: Álvaro Morata has been ruled out for the trip to Palace after the Spaniard picked up a thigh injury in last round's 0-1 defeat to Man City. Elsewhere, Daniel Drinkwater and N'Golo Kanté are doubtful following the international break.

Head-to-Head Record: Crystal Palace v Chelsea

2016/17 Premier League
Chelsea 1-2 Crystal Palace

2016/17 Premier League
Crystal Palace 0-1 Chelsea

2015/16 Premier League
Crystal Palace 0-3 Chelsea

2015/16 Premier League
Chelsea 1-2 Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace v Chelsea Match Odds:

Crystal Palace 8/1
Draw 15/4
Chelsea 4/11
Main Match Predictions:
Full Time Outcome:Goals Over 2.5 @ 1.88 (22/25)
Possible Score:1-2 Away Win @ 8.80 (39/5)
Konstantin Sboiev
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