Team news, stats and prediction ahead of Crystal Palace vs Chelsea in the Premier League on Tuesday (kick-off 6pm).
Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson has no new injury concerns for the visit of Chelsea to Selhurst Park.
Jeffrey Schlupp and James Tomkins have been long-term absentees with hip and thigh issues respectively and are not expected to feature again this season.
Defender Martin Kelly returned to training on Monday after a calf problem but is unlikely to be part of the matchday squad.
Chelsea will be without N’Golo Kante for the short trip to south London. The midfielder suffered a hamstring injury in Saturday’s 3-0 victory over Watford and is likely to be missing for a week.
Fikayo Tomori (muscle) had an unspecified setback and is still absent, as is Mateo Kovacic (Achilles).
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- Crystal Palace have lost four of their last five home league games against Chelsea, winning the other in October 2017.
- None of the last 17 Premier League meetings between Crystal Palace and Chelsea have finished level, with the Blues winning 13 to Palace’s four.
- Only Fulham (19.5%) have a lower win rate in Premier League London derbies than Crystal Palace (23.5% – won 24/102). Meanwhile, Chelsea have the highest win percentage in such matches (51.4% – won 131/255).
- Chelsea have scored exactly twice in nine of their last 10 Premier League London derby matches (W7 D1 L2), failing to score in the other (0-1 v West Ham in November).
- Crystal Palace are the only unbeaten side in Premier League home London derbies this season (W1 D1). Defeat here will see every London side lose a home derby in the competition for the first time since 2012-13.
- Crystal Palace have lost their last three Premier League games without scoring a single goal. They last lost four in a row without scoring between May-September 2017 – a run of eight under three different managers (Sam Allardyce, Frank de Boer and Roy Hodgson).