Crystal Palace Vs Chelsea Matchday Preview | Team News, Injury Update, Lineup, Formation And Kickoff Time

Crystal Palace Vs Chelsea Matchday Preview English Premier League rundown of another London derby coming from MySportPlug.

The will be the Blues first game after coming off their FIFA Club World Cup triumph in UAE which saw them beating Brazilian side Palmeiras in the final of the tournament thanks to Kai Havertz penalty after Romelu Lukaku goal was leveled by the side who gave it a good fight until the end of 120th which saw them lost.

They are now back in the English Premier League to carry on with their fight of making top four after losing out on many points which now sees them very far behind Manchester City who currently is number one on the table while Liverpool who are second also have enough gap between them and the Blues.

Chelsea Vs Palmeiras Highlights

CRYSTAL PALACE VS CHELSEA MATCHDAY PREVIEW AND TEAM NEWS

After the success of their FIFA Club World Cup triumph, the Blues will be heading into another encounter knowing they are back in England to face so much pressure put upon them to improve on their run for Premier League which has dropped drastically from December to date leaving them with so much behind Manchester City.

Crystal Palace Vs Chelsea Matchday Preview, both teams have been doing everything to improve on their results which saw the home side for this encounter coming off their last game against Brentford which was a goalless clash seeing a free-scoring side like them unable to make anything happen after 90 minutes played on that day.

Chelsea last played in the English Premier League on January 23 which was a win against another London side Tottenham and since then they have been at UAE playing the FIFA Club World Cup which they ended up winning for the first time in their history-making them an elite team joining others in Europe having won every title both locally and the continent including being the best in the World.

This game won’t be an easy one for both teams despite the first leg ending with the Blues thrashing the Palace side 3-0 during the early stages of the season, but since then things have changed a lot as the Champions of the World has been struggling to remain consistent while the home side has been blowing hot and cold with their on-loan midfielder Connor Gallagher from Stamford Bridge who won’t take part on this one.

CRYSTAL PALACE VS CHELSEA MATCHDAY PREVIEW INJURY UPDATE

Thomas Tuchel had some updates coming with players like Mason Mount and Reece James expecting to miss the Crystal Palace Vs Chelsea Matchday Preview encounter due to one issue or another as Ruben Loftus Cheek is fully back to the team ahead of the English Premier League game going down later today.

HERE IS THE MANAGER UPDATE FOR REECE JAMES:

“We had a little setback because he caught the flu in the moment where he was very close to rejoining team training so this was a setback.

“Of course, it’s too long for Reece and all of us,’ stated the boss. ‘We miss him a lot. I had the feeling right from the very start that we had to deal with a big injury and unfortunately my feeling was right.

“You always have a risk with a very physical player like Reece and a big muscle injury, that you have to consider there is a delay with the comeback, which is where we are right now.

“He’s still in individual training, progressing a lot and doing almost everything you can do in individual training and we’re waiting for him. The plan is that he rejoins the group next week.’

MANAGER UPDATE FOR MASON MOUNT:

“We will push for the League Cup final,’ Tuchel said of Mount’s recovery. ‘He has injured ligaments in the very first minutes of the [Club World Cup] final, unfortunately.

“The Champions League seems to be very, very close,’ he added on the midfielder’s prospects of facing Lille in our last-16 first-leg tie at Stamford Bridge next week.

MANAGER UPDATE ON RUBEN LOFTUS CHEEK:

“He had problems at his Achilles, a separate issue from before, but it was very painful with some inflammation. It was not a big injury but painful, which held him back from being on the pitch.

“Since we got back from Abu Dhabi he’s been very strong and I can see that he feels free. He had an excellent training week and is available for the game.’

CRYSTAL PALACE VS CHELSEA MATCHDAY PREVIEW LINEUP AND FORMATION

With this clash Crystal Palace Vs Chelsea going down tonight, Thomas Tuchel will be making sure he starts the best he can get most of the players are fully fit and ready to give it all their best as they have one job to do today which is getting all three points and nothing less knowing how much they are far behind on the table.

Edouard Mendy (Goalkeeper); Thiago Silva, Antonio Rudiger, Andreas Christensen (Defenders); Cesar Azpilicueta, N Golo Kante, Mateo Kovacic, Marcos Alonso (Midfielders); Kai Havertz, Hakim Ziyech (Attackers); Romelu Lukaku (Striker).

These are the players expected to start the game today as the only changes that be made will be out of caution if any of the names come up with something late or match fitness issue could are the manager having to make some minor adjustments, but aside from that, this is how the team will be lining up against their London neighbor for this clash.

CRYSTAL PALACE VS CHELSEA MATCHDAY PREVIEW VENUE AND KICKOFF TIME

Crystal Palace Vs Chelsea Matchday Preview will be going down at the Selhurst Park between both London clubs at 16:00 UK and 4:00 PM Nigeria, you came to check from your location to know when they encounter will start later today as we are in for another local rivalry amongst two neighbors for all three points.

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Crystal Palace Vs Chelsea Matchday Preview

CRYSTAL PALACE VS CHELSEA MATCHDAY PREVIEW BETTING TIPS

This won’t be an easy game to call as the Blues have been struggling so much in their past few games which also was witnessed during their FIFA Club World Cup campaign which wasn’t convincing despite them going on to win the title as they couldn’t get so many goals with them scoring just three times, two from open play and one penalty.

Crystal Palace Vs Chelsea Matchday Preview, the encounter is expected to be an amazing game and we are advising if you are going safe kindly book x2 and under 2.5 which means away side win or draw including goal rate that won’t exceed two, or you can give it a direct win for the Blues who won the first leg of this match.

CORRECT RESULT BETTING TIPS

Crystal Palace 0-2 Chelsea

Crystal Palace 1-1 Chelsea

Crystal Palace 0-5 Chelsea

Crystal Palace 1-3 Chelsea

CRYSTAL PALACE VS CHELSEA MATCHDAY PREVIEW THOMAS TUCHEL PRESS CONFERENCE

Thomas Tuchel had so much to say ahead of Crystal Palace Vs Chelsea Matchday Preview as he give a full rundown on how the players are preparing for this one which will exclude some key names with potential injury worries for the team after coming from their FIFA Club World Cup tournament.

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