Date: 9th November 2019 at 9:21am
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After the exciting encounter with Ajax in midweek, a fixture that’ll long be remembered courtesy of Chelsea’s amazing fight-back, it is back to the Premier League this lunchtime when Chelsea welcome Crystal Palace to Stamford Bridge.

It’s one of those games that could quite easily be considered to be a banana-skin with Crystal Palace having won on two occasions at Stamford Bridge, both by a 2-1 scoreline, in recent times.

Chelsea will also enter this fixture without Jorginho with the influential midfielder serving a suspension after picking up 5 yellow cards already this season. Throw in the fact that Mason Mount is also expected to miss the encounter with an ankle injury, and you can see the problems are mounting up for Frank Lampard.

As is the norm, we’re running our Match Day Moments feature where we invite you to leave your opinion, in our comment facility, on a variety of subjects including but not limited to:

1 – The build-up to this intriguing London derby.

2 – The starting eleven selected by Frank Lampard.

3 – The action as it happens at Stamford Bridge.

4 – Your thoughts in the immediate aftermath of the final whistle sounding.

Here’s hoping by the time the remainder of the fixtures kick-off, us Chelsea supporters are celebrating another win.

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5 Replies to “Match Day Moments – Premier League – Crystal Palace (H)”

  • Interesting fact – With an average age of 24 years and 88 days, Chelsea have named their youngest starting XI for a Premier League game, and the youngest of any team in the competition this season.

  • Mount and Tammy have to keep moving in and around the Crystal Palace defence as they are a bit static in the first 45 minutes. Lamps should also instruct Kovacic not to dally on the ball for too long. He needs to be dynamic by dribbling at times and playing a quick pass at times. It’s not happening at the moment because Palace are packed in front of their box and hoping to hit us on the counter. Expecting a patient approach and improved performance in the second half

  • You are spot on Mr Elemzy. Who would’ve thought Lamps actually have the balls to bench an experienced player for an upcoming talent. This is not to take anything away from Azpilicueta who has been superb this season but it was a tactical masterstroke from Lamps to play James who has pace and strength to match Zaha who would’ve tore Azpilicueta to pieces with his pace

  • Great to have 3 points…. Tammy and pulisic again, as in the Watford game…
    I expected Emerson to play left back or Azpilicueta to cover there….
    I didn’t expect Reece to start.. Credit to lamps and to Reece for working hard…. Thankfully it worked today against Zaha, had it been it failed, lamps and Reece would have been criticised
    Good that Kante was available today…
    Pulisic, am glad you are coming to the light now… You were the one I was banking on, even from preseason. Ktbffh

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