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 …
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Matchweek 1

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Matchweek 1

The Premier League is back. Eight games have been played, sixteen teams have begun their seasons, filled with a mix of optimism and trepidation. Teams coming off good seasons will have been hoping to carry that form into the new season and kick on up the table. Others will have wanted to shake off the stench of disappointment after a bad season last time around. For only the second time since the dawn of the Premier League era (05-06 the …
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 …
Liverpool vs Crystal Palace Match Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

Liverpool are closing in on their first ever Premier League title and they will go one step closer with a win against Crystal Palace. The Eagles are a side that have caused a lot of problems for the Reds in recent seasons. At the weekend. the away side showed their defensive quality at Bournemouth as they kept yet another clean sheet. They won’t roll over easily on Wednesday night. During their first match back, Liverpool were far from their fluent …
Crystal Palace vs Arsenal Preview | Team News & Key Players

Crystal Palace vs Arsenal Preview | Team News & Key Players

Palace look likely to avoid relegation, despite scoring only 19 goals through 21 games. They'll be looking up at the European places if they keep this form up. A win against Arsenal would go a long way towards reaching the top seven. Palace have struggled to score, but Arsenal's poor defence could be a big opportunity. Arsenal have improved under Mikel Arteta and have two consecutive wins for the first time since early October. The rest of the season is …
Chelsea vs Crystal Palace Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

Chelsea are quickly becoming one of the best teams to watch in the country during their year of transition under Frank Lampard. They welcome Crystal Palace to Stamford Bridge, in what will be a tricky fixture for the Blues. Despite their position in the top four, they have struggled to win matches at home. They have only won three matches across all competitions at home this season and this is a record that needs to be corrected sooner rather than …
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