Crystal Palace Vs Stoke City: Preview And Prediction

Crystal Palace Vs Stoke City
England Premier League.
Date: Sunday, 18th September, 2016
Kick-off: 14:15 UK.
Venue: Selhurst Park, London

Crystal Palace host league strugllers “Stoke City” for match day 5.

Crystal enjoyed a 2-1 victory over new boy on match day 4. Pardew’s men have produced growing performance since their 2 consecutive league defeat to Westbrom and spurs. Furthermore, the Eagles enjoys a consistent winning performance in clashes with their Sunday visitors.

Stoke lost scandalously to Spurs in their 2nd league game at home. The potters have failed to score one goal in 2 consecutive league games, conceding 5 in those 2 league games.

Key Facts

  • Crystal Palace has won 1 of the first 4 league games this season. However, the eagles currently maintain 3 games unbeaten run.
  • Stoke has failed to win in their first 4 league games of the season. The potters are in search of their win over Crystal palace, after suffering 3 consecutive league defeats.

Crystal Palace: Team News

Alan Pardew will be missing 6 top men for this clash. Frazier Campbell, Connor Wickham, Loic Remy, Bakary Sako, and Souare Pape who recently join the injury due to a scary car accident.

Crystal Palace: Predicted Line-Up (4-2-3-1)

Mandanda: Damein, Ward, Kelly, Scott: McArthur, Ledley – Zaha, Puncheon, Townsend,: Benteke

Stoke City: Team News

Mark Hughes was sent to the stand in Stoke last weekend defeat to Spurs. However, he will be without Stephen Ireland, Affellay, Jack Butland for stoke visit to London. In addition, Glen Johnson is also a doubt for this clash.

Stoke City: Predicted Line-Up (4-3-3)

Given: Cameron, Shawcross, Martin-Indi, Johnson: Glenn, Adams- Arnautovic, Bojan, Allen: Bony

Crystal Palace vs Stoke City: Head to Head

Crystal have enjoyed consistent winning spell over Stoke City. The Eagles failed to drop points in 4 consecutive clashes with the eagles.

Crystal Palace vs Stoke City: Prediction

With the right peck in right hole, Selhurst Park could be a difficult ground for any visiting side this season. Moreover, Stoke are coming on a back of a slow and defeat filled campaign. The Potters are yet to record a league win this season. While Palace have just earned their first win of the season against Middlesbrough last week and they will are a team with some confidence. Therefore, all things being equal I see a close battle between this two side, with Crystal palace having more chance to gather the maximum point.

Crystal Palace vs Stoke City: Bet Tips

Crystal Palace to win at 2.05 (21/20)
First Half Goals – Over 0.5 at 1.44 (4/9).

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