Chelsea will resume their Premier League fixtures following a clash with Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Saturday Afternoon as both teams look to grab all three points. The Blues come into the match on the back of a 1-1 draw against RB Salzburg in the UCL group stages, so they will be looking to bounce back. Similarly, the Seagulls were also held to a goalless draw against Newcastle United sitting in sixteenth place on the Premier League table.
Chelsea Vs Crystal Palace: Talking Tactics
Graham Potter will opt for a 3-5-2 formation and is expected to make one change to his starting XI for this game. Wesley Fofana will get the nod over Cesar Azpilicueta in the backline as the latter drops to the bench for this away encounter.
Patrick Vieira would opt for a 4-3-3 formation as Jean-Philippe Mateta leads the charge, while Wilfred Zaha and Jordan Ayew provide support from the wide areas.
N’Golo Kante has returned to training along with Kepa Arrizabalaga, Edouard Mendy, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Trevoh Chalobah and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. However, Kante and Mendy could be left out of this fixture as Potter remains cautious.
Chelsea Predicted XI
Kepa; Fofana, Silva, Cucurella; James, Mount, Jorginho, Kovacic, Sterling; Havertz. Aubameyang
Nathan Ferguson remains injured for Palace, although James McArthur could return after a lengthy lay-off, along with Jack Butland. James Tomkins is doubtful due to not being at full fitness while USA international Chris Richards has suffered a knock during the international break.
Crystal Palace Predicted XI
Guaita; Ward, Anderson, Guehi, Mitchell; Eze, Doucore, Schlupp; Ayew, Mateta , Zaha
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