MARK LAWRENSON PREDICTS SCORELINE FOR CRYSTAL PALACE VS CHELSEA

 

Crystal Palace host Chelsea at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon and Mark Lawrenson has tipped Chelsea to come home with the three points and a clean sheet.

The BBC pundit said: “Crystal Palace are without a point or a goal in the league this season, but at least they will soon have Wilfried Zaha back in action after his knee injury, although it is unclear whether he is fit enough to start on Saturday.

“Chelsea have got a couple of injury problems, with N’Golo Kante and Alvaro Morata both out, but it is still a huge ask to expect the Eagles to get anything out of this game.

“It would not surprise me if Palace are improved at the back since their last league game – their defeat by Manchester United – because they will have had more time working under Roy Hodgson, and that is one of his strengths.

“But the question still remains as to where the goals will come from. We might not find out the answer for another week.”

Lawrenson backed Chelsea to win 2-0.

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