Chelsea host London rivals Crystal Palace on Saturday after an underwhelming start to the season.
While the Blues beat Brighton 3-1 on the opening day, that result has been followed up with a 2-0 defeat at home to Liverpool and a 3-3 draw at West Brom, in which Frank Lampard’s side came back from three goals down to snatch a late equaliser.
On top of that, they were knocked out of the Carabao Cup by Tottenham Hotspur on penalties on Tuesday night.
The Blues now host a Crystal Palace team who have won two of their opening three games, with talisman Wilfried Zaha already on three goals for the season.
Here’s everything you need to know for Saturday’s London derby.
What time is Chelsea vs Crystal Palace?
Saturday’s match at Stamford Bridge is the first of four Premier League games being played on Saturday.
Kick-off is at 12.30pm, before Everton take on Brighton at Goodison Park at 3pm.
The 5.30pm match is between Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds United and 2019 Premier League champions Manchester City, while the day’s final game – at 8pm – sees Burnley travel to Newcastle.
Chelsea vs Crystal Palace TV channel and live stream
The 12.30pm kick-off between Chelsea and Crystal Palace will be shown by BT Sport on its 1 and Ultimate channels.
Coverage on BT starts at 11.30am, and the match will be followed by Everton vs Brighton.
Fans will need to pay to watch the game, but those who do can stream it through the BT Sport app.
Chelsea vs Crystal Palace odds
Chelsea have the highest win rate in Premier League London derbies of any other side – 132 from 256, giving them a 51.56% ratio.
But as Tuesday's Carabao Cup tie with Spurs proved, when they led for long periods and went out on penalties, that doesn't always guarantee success!
Regardless, thepools.com make Chelsea hot 2/5 favourites to win with the draw 15/4 and Palace 13/2.
Given Chelsea's leaky defence this season, Chelsea to win and Both Teams To Score at 15/8 looks appealing.
Odds collected from thepools.com and are subject to change.
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