Chelsea Football Club host Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge in Saturday’s London derby.
Team News, Predictions, Previews, Live free streams and Starting Line-ups for the Premier League clash between Chelsea v Crystal Palace
Chelsea can take two significant steps towards the Premier League title over the course of the next week with back-to-back home matches, against Crystal Palace and Manchester City.
Antonio Conte’s side head into the weekend 10 points ahead of 2nd place Spurs while Crystal Palace are just four points off the relegation zone.
Crystal Palace are also in a good run of form, winning their last three matches without conceding a goal.
Here is our preview and predictions for the upcoming Premier League game Chelsea v Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge with kick-off scheduled for 3pm on Saturday, April 1.
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Chelsea v Crystal Palace: Team News
Eden Hazard picked up a knock while on international duty but the Belgian is likely to recover in time for Saturday’s derby.
Diego Costa and Thibaut Courtois were further casualties for Chelsea during the international break, with ankle and hip injuries respectively. The duo are both expected to be fit for Saturday.
John Terry is a doubt, as is Victor Moses with a calf strain.
Palace’s James McArthur has a knock and will be assessed ahead of kick-off.
Patrick van Aanholt could return from an ankle ligament injury to face his former club.
Loic Remy is ineligible to face his parent club, while Pape Soure, Connor Wickham and Steve Mandanda are long-term absentees.
With that, let’s take a look at how Chelsea Football Club could line-up:
Chelsea predicted line up vs Crystal Palace
Chelsea predicted line up vs Crystal Palace: Courtois; Azpilicueta, Luiz, Cahill; Moses, Kante, Fabregas, Alonso; Willian, Costa, Pedro
Crystal Palace predicted line up vs Chelsea: Hennessey, Ward, Tomkins, Sakho, Schlupp, Cabaye, Milivojevic, Zaha, Puncheon, Townsend, Benteke
My Match Prediction: 3-1 Chelsea win
Chelsea v Crystal Palace– TV channel, time, date, odds and recent meetings
What time is Chelsea v Crystal Palace on?, what TV channel is Chelsea v Crystal Palace on?
When is Chelsea v Crystal Palace?
The match is at Stamford Bridge with kick-off scheduled for 3pm on Saturday, April 1.
Is Chelsea v Crystal Palace on TV?
The game isn’t broadcast on UK television live but the highlights will be shown on BBC’s Match of the Day on Saturday night. kick-off scheduled for 3pm. Alternatively, you can watch the match for free here
What are the odds for Chelsea v Crystal Palace?
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