Browsing: Selhurst Park

While Thomas Frank’s side produced one of the most memorable nights in the club’s history last Friday, Patrick Vieira’s Palace slumped to a 3-0 loss at European champions Chelsea.

Having suffered four defeats in five matches, Palace are in need of a win to boost their chances of finishing no lower than 13th position.

The hosts will have had five days to recover from their 2-1 defeat at the hands of Leicester City on Monday night, while Man City overcame Paris Saint-Germain by the same scoreline in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final in midweek.

The hosts managed to salvage a draw at Everton in their most recent top-flight battle, whereas Thomas Tuchel’s unbeaten run ended in disastrous fashion against West Bromwich Albion.

The visitors created the better opportunities at Selhurst Park with the majority falling to centre-back Joachim Andersen, although Josh Maja was brilliantly denied by Vicente Guaita from close range in the second half.

Johann Berg Gudmundsson and Jay Rodriguez netted inside 10 minutes at Selhurst Park and Matt Lowton added a brilliant third after the break to end a four-match run without a victory for Sean Dyche’s team.

Palace, who lost 2-0 at Leeds United on Monday night, occupy 13th position in the table, while Burnley currently sit 17th but are eight points above the relegation zone heading into the next set of fixtures.

Palace will enter today’s contest off the back of a 3-2 home defeat to West Ham United on Tuesday, while Wolves held Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea to a goalless draw at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday.

While Roy Hodgson’s men managed to take a point from their clash with Leicester, Sheffield United’s abysmal run continued with a narrow defeat to fellow strugglers Burnley in midweek.

The Eagles have only won one of their last five league games but face a Liverpool team struggling on the road despite their lofty league position.

Spurs enter matchday 11 in first place, level on points with reigning champions Liverpool and two in front of Chelsea, following a run of 10 top-flight games without defeat.

Crystal Palace extended their winning run in the Premier League and moved into the top half of the standings with a 1-0 win over Watford, thanks to a first-half strike from Jordan Ayew at Selhurst Park on Saturday.