The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. Crystal Palace face Chelsea in the Premier League on Tuesday evening. Roy Hodgson’s men are safe in the lower mid-table gathering of clubs and already look to be running out of steam for the season. Three
Roy Hodgson’s men are safe in the lower mid-table gathering of clubs and already look to be running out of steam for the season.
Three successive defeats leave them 13th in the table, while Chelsea are fourth after an important weekend win.
The race for the Champions League spots is being hard-fought, but Frank Lampard’s team know they have their own fate in their hands.
Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the game.
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When is it and what time is kick-off?
The match will kick off at 6pm at Selhurst Park on Tuesday 7 July.
How can I watch it online and on TV?
The match will be shown live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Action with coverage beginning at 5.30pm.
Sky Sports subscribers can also stream the game on the Sky Go app. If you’re not a Sky customer, you can grab a NOWTV Day Pass here to watch without a subscription.
Palace are without centre-backs James Tomkins and, more than likely, Martin Kelly. Jeffrey Schlupp is also out.
Chelsea could face a midfield shortage with N’Golo Kante struggling and Mateo Kovacic sidelined. Fikayo Tomori is also injured.
Palace: Guaita; Ward, Cahill, Sakho, Van Aanholt; Milivojevic, McCarthy, Kouyate; Zaha, Townsend, Benteke.
Chelsea: Kepa; James, Christensen, Zouma, Azpilicueta; Gilmour, Mount, Barkley; Willian, Pulisic, Giroud.
What are the odds?
Crystal Palace – 7/1
Draw – 7/2
Chelsea – 1/2