Chelsea vs Crystal Palace: Five things to look forward to

An important fixture that has a bearing on both ends of the table

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Chelsea’s hopes of making the top four are in serious doubt, having lost four of their last five Premier League fixtures in what is one of the worst spells of the Abramovich era.

Crystal Palace have extensive injury concerns and suffered consecutive sucker punches against Tottenham and Manchester United as they conceded in injury time to lose both games. They now haven’t won in six. 

Both teams could really do with a win to end their slumps. Chelsea are fighting to remain in Europe’s premier competition, whilst Crystal Palace fight for survival.

Here are five things to look forward to: