Crystal Palace will be welcoming West Bromwich Albion for the Premier League fixture on Saturday at 8:30 PM IST at the Selhurst Park Stadium. The hosts have acquired the 13th spot with 34 points while the visitors have occupied the 19th position with just 18 points.
Crystal Palace played 28 matches out of which they won nine games, lost 12 times and had a draw on seven occasions while West Bromwich Albion also played as many matches, they were only victorious thrice, lost 16 games and had a draw on nine instances.
Crystal Palace will be heading into this game on the back of a 4-1 defeat against Tottenham Hotspur on Monday at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Braces from Gareth Bale and Harry Kane ensured the victory for Tottenham Hotspur.
On the other hand, West Bromwich Albion played out a 0-0 stalemate against Newcastle United on Sunday at the Hawthorns.
In the head-to-head advantage between the two teams, Crystal Palace has a clear advantage as they won nine games against West Bromwich Albion, lost four fixtures and drew five. The previous game between the two teams took place last year, Crystal Palace won the game 5-1. Braces from Wilfried Zaha and Christain Benteke and an own goal from Darnell Furlong ensured a comprehensive victory for Crystal Palace.
Crystal Palace will be heading into this game amidst dealing with a few injuries. The home team will be missing the services of James Tomkins, James McArthur, Mamadou Sakho and Tyrick Mitchell. Nathaniel Clyne, Wayne Hennessey and Nathan Ferguson’s availability seem doubtful for Saturday’s fixture.
Apart from Kieran Gibbs, who is recovering through an injury, there are no major issues for West Bromwich Albion ahead of their game against Crystal Palace.