The Premier League returns to the fold with another set of matches this week as Crystal Palace take on Mauricio Pochettino’s Chelsea side in an important encounter at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday.
Chelsea (also known as Chelsea FC) and Crystal Palace (commonly referred to as PALACE) meet again a year after the Premier League match which Chelsea won 1-0. Chelsea are aproaching the match after a defeat from Wolves last Sunday.
Crystal Palace are going into the fixture after playing 2 draws in a row against Brighton and Manchester City. They have been conceding goals for 7 consecutive matches now which puts additional psychological pressure on the team.
Chelsea have lost to Wolves in their previous match while Crystal Palace are on a drawing streak – they have played a draw with Brighton and Manchester City in their previous 2 matches. Overall, Chelsea have won 8 of their last 20 matches, losing 8 and drawing 4, while Crystal Palace have won 5 of their last 20 matches, losing 9 and drawing 6.
Chelsea have won 3 times (1-1 against Newcastle United on 20th of December, 2-0 against Sheffield United on 16th of December and 3-2 against Brighton on 3rd of December) and lost 3 times (2-1 against Wolves on 24th of December, 2-0 against Everton on 10th of December and 2-1 against Manchester United on 7th of December) in their most recent 6 matches.
Crystal Palace have lost 3 times (1-2 against Liverpool on 9th of December, 0-2 against Bournemouth on 7th of December and 2-1 against Luton on 25th of November) and drew 3 times (1-1 against Brighton on 22nd of December, 2-2 against Manchester City on 16th of December and 1-1 against West Ham United on 3rd of December) in their most recent 6 matches.
Chelsea and Crystal Palace have met 6 times since April 2021. Chelsea have won 6 times. The most recent match between them took place on January 15, 2023 at the Premier League of England where Chelsea won 1-0. Chelsea have scored 13 goals in these 6 head-to-head matches in total while Crystal Palace have scored 2.