Crystal Palace vs Chelsea Match Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Crystal Palace vs Chelsea Match Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea will be looking to bounce back from a humbling defeat to West Bromwich Albion as they travel to face Crystal Palace in a London derby. On paper, this should be a winnable game for the Blues, but they will need to avoid complacency, especially after their first defeat under Thomas Tuchel. Palace are safe and they will be planning for next season, but Roy Hodgson won't let standards slip. They earned a good point against Everton on Monday night …
Should Frank Lampard be given more time at Chelsea?

Should Frank Lampard be given more time at Chelsea?

Chelsea are approaching a crossroads with Frank Lampard. The Athletic reported that the club have started to make plans for life without the legendary midfielder. They have looked at potential replacements, due to their recent slump in form. It has started to quieten down since the weekend, which suggests he will be given a few more weeks to turn the club around and get back to winning ways. The recent improvements shown by Manchester United and Arsenal do show that …
Crystal Palace Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Crystal Palace Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Selhurst Park is not the ideal venue that Liverpool supporters want their side to visit when the team has just climbed to the top of the table. Many a title dreams have come crashing down for the Reds at that fateful venue. But that is exactly where Jurgen Klopp will lead his men on Saturday to try and turn their away form around and to build on the three-point lead they have established at the top of the table. Crystal …
Crystal Palace vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Crystal Palace vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Tottenham have been talked up as title contenders following their recent good results against Manchester City, Chelsea and Arsenal. To take seven points from those three matches without conceding a goal is incredible and serves a reminder of the value that Jose Mourinho brings to a club. They football hasn't been great at times, but there is a clear buy-in from the players and that means that this form could be sustainable. On Sunday, they will need to be more …
Chelsea vs Crystal Palace Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea vs Crystal Palace Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea have had a mixed start to the season, which makes it important that they sign off with a victory before the international break. They are coming up against a Crystal Palace side that have already picked up one eye-catching victory away from home against Manchester United. It won't be an easy fixture for Frank Lampard's team, but it is one that they must pick up maximum points in to keep touch with the early leaders. A lot is expected …
Palace's Move for Eberechi Eze Should Signal The Start Of A New Era

Palace's Move for Eberechi Eze Should Signal The Start Of A New Era

Following a season where Crystal Palace finished comfortably in 14th position, nine points clear of 18th place Bournemouth, the Eagles will be looking forward to an 8th successive season in the Premier League. This is by far the longest spell spent in the top flight of English football in the club's history. It's a fantastic achievement for a club who's previous longest tenure in the top division was the four year period from 1989 to 1993, when they found themselves …
Five Potential Landing Spots for Wilfried Zaha

Five Potential Landing Spots for Wilfried Zaha

Wilf Zaha is a player who divides opinion. Some think he's a top level player, a player capable of playing for any club at any level. Others see him as all sizzle, no steak. An immensely talented player who's fun to watch but doesn't produce enough. Four goals and five assists this past season is a poor return for a player of his talents, especially given everything runs through him at Palace. There are extenuating circumstances to that disappointing season, …
Crystal Palace vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Crystal Palace vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Tottenham supporters will be pleased that this season is coming to an end, but they will want to beat Crystal Palace to maintain the positive momentum they have built in recent weeks. It has been a turbulent period under Jose Mourinho. The Portuguese manager has faced criticism from many, but he will point to the league table since his arrival. In that period, Spurs sit in 4th position and that is a platform to build from. Meanwhile, Palace have once …
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