Crystal Palace VS Chelsea ( BETTING TIPS, Match Preview & Expert Analysis )
PREVIEW & TIPS FOR Crystal Palace vs Chelsea
Crystal Palace and Chelsea play at Selhurst Park in an 8th round Barclays Premier League duel. At this stage, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the visiting team, which has 3 wins and 1 loss in the last 4 games. Indeed, the last time they played at this stadium was on 12-17-2016, in a game for the Barclays Premier League that ended Chelsea’s win by (0-1). The only goal of the match was scored by Diego Costa (43 ‘). In this match the home factor may play an important role, as Chelsea has significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
Crystal Palace Team News
The home team is currently in 20th place, with no point earned after 7 losses. In the penultimate match, lost out to Manchester City by (5-0). In the last match, lost out to Manchester United by (4-0). This is a team that maintains the income when it plays outside its stadium, because in the last 30 games it registers 5 wins, 1 tie and 9 losses as a visitor; against 6 wins, 2 draws and 7 losses in his stadium. In the last 10 home games Crystal Palace has won 3, 2 draws and 5 losses.
In this competition, he has lost his last 7 games. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point as he has conceded at least one goal in each of the last 7 games and his attack is not in good shape as he has not scored in the last 7 games in this competition. This is a team that scores a few times first: just opened the scoring in 2 of their last 9 games, of those 2 reached the break in advantage in 1 and won in the late 90 ‘in all. In 9 games, he suffered the first goal 7 times and never managed to turn the score.
Crystal Palace vs Chelsea Stats
The Crystal Palace arrives for this unmotivated match after having been defeated away from home by 4-0 against Manchester United. The home team tends to be 4-3-3, preferring quick transitions, especially through the sidelines. In this drawing, the three pieces responsible for the main dangerous moves are Schlupp, Sako and Townsend. For this confrontation the Crystal Palace coach will not be able to count on Wickham, Benteke and Zaha, all injured.
Chelsea Team News
The visiting team is currently in 4th place with 13 points, after 4 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses. In the penultimate match, he won out for Stoke by (0-4). In the last match, lost at home to Manchester City by (0-1). This is a team that curiously has more positive results than at home, since in the last 30 games it has recorded 11 victories, 2 draws and 2 defeats as a visitor, with a total of 29 goals scored and 12 conceded. Already inside the home, he won 9 wins, 1 draw and 5 losses, with a total of 41 goals scored and 21 conceded. In the last 10 matches played in all competitions, Chelsea have won 7 and lost 3. Their attack has scored regularly, as it has managed to achieve in 5 of the last 7 games in this competition. In 15 games, he only managed 1 turn on the scoreboard in the 6 games in which he conceded the first goal.
Chelsea arrive for this unmotivated match after suffering a 0-1 home defeat by Manchester City. The away team used to play 3-5-2, combining speedy transitions mainly through the sidelines, with the more advanced ones being Batshuayi and Hazard. For this match Chelsea coach will not be able to count on Morata, Drinkwater and Kanté, all recovering from injury.