Halftime score: Chelsea 1 Crystal Palace 0
36 min: GOAL! Chelsea 1 Crystal Palace 0 The scoring has started.
Chelsea, one of the three unbeaten teams in the Premier League, would be buoyed with confidence after wins against Bate, Burnley and Derby County and registering a draw in the deep injury time against Manchester United. Sarri’s team has gone through a pretty demanding schedule. It will be their 4th game in just 10 days.
Crystal Palace are placed fourteenth in the league table. They have had a tough league year till now. In 10 matches, the Eagles have won 2 games, drawn 2 and lost 6.
Team News: Eden Hazard starts as a substitute owing to his recovery. Kovacic and Ayew are also in subs. Zaha would be the lone striker for Crystal Palace.
Azpilicueta, Rudiger, David Luiz, Alonso;
Kante, Jorginho, Barkley;
Pedro, Morata, Willian
Subs: Caballero, Cahill, Zappacosta, Fabregas, Loftus-Cheek, Kovacic, Hazard
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Wan-Bissaka, Tomkins, Sakho, Van Aanholt;
Meyer, McArthur, Kouyate, Townsend;
Subs: Guaita, Kelly, Schlupp, Riedewald, Puncheon, Sorloth, Ayew
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