How to Watch Chelsea vs. Crystal Palace

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Chelsea is still hopeful to move into the top four, now sitting five points behind Tottenham.

Antonio Conte admitted that Willian has earned a place at the heart of his plans against Barcelona after the Brazilian continued his prolific scoring run in Chelsea's 2-1 win over Crystal Palace.

Wilfried Zaha has scored in his last two Premier League games against Chelsea, including the victor in the reverse fixture for the Eagles' first Premier League win of the season in October. Here is our predicted XI.

Chelsea have won only four of their 15 competitive fixtures in 2018, with six of those matches ending in draws and five being losses.

"But we're very happy to see him back as quickly as it's happened, and that's credit to him and the medical staff here".

Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson has said Wilfried Zaha is well ahead of schedule in his recovery from a knee injury.

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Chelsea have come off second best against the two Manchester clubs in their last two games and there looks to be a period of transition at the Bridge.

The gaffer hints that he trusts the two forwards but refused to guarantee them a place in the starting line-up against Palace. It also remains to be seen whether Conte makes the one or the other personnel choice with regard to the Barcelona game on Wednesday. "It's important to have balance within the game because when we lose our balance it's very hard".

Palace's last win in the Premier League came in mid-January when they beat Burnley.

Conte must decide whether to play Alvaro Morata or Olivier Giroud up front, or to continue with Eden Hazard as a false nine in tactics which were criticised following the lacklustre loss at City.

Moses was on the bench for 90 minutes as the Blues did the needful to get all three points from Saturday's game at Stamford Bridge. For a lot of the game we dominated, we created many, many chances, a lot of chances to score. Tiemoue Bakayoko could return from his calf problem, but he'll have to pass a late fitness test. David Luiz, Ethan Ampadu and Ross Barkley are all expected to miss out, but the latter may be back sooner than his counterparts.

Hazard, seeking the goal to take him level with Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink in Chelsea's all-time scorers list, also had one ruled out when rightly flagged for offside after converting from a close-range rebound.