Premier League 2 Division One game tips and preview for the Crystal Palace U23 vs Chelsea U23 battle

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Competition: England Premier League 2 Division One
Competition: Mon 17.January
Match begins: 19:00 (UTC)

Bring on Crystal Palace U23 - Chelsea U23! Even with mixed fortunes up until now, this match could be a riot!

Insights:
  • Crystal Palace U23 have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Chelsea U23 have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

Both teams should be fairly well rested for this game, as they have had some quiet days to prepare. Hopefully this will translate into lots of action on the pitch.

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Crystal Palace U23 form and stats

The story so far in the Premier League 2 Division One for Crystal Palace U23 at their home stadium is 2 wins, 0 draws and 3 defeats. Two defeats in a row at home hurts for Crystal Palace U23, their manager McCarthy and the supporters. There are certain expectations for improvement.

An away draw last time out for Crystal, facing Everton U23 in a game that ended 2-2.

Ahead of that match, Crystal lost 2-4 at home to West Ham United U23.

Goals decide football matches and Crystal are scoring many of them at home; 11 on target from 5 league matches. Defensively there's plenty of potential for improvement as Crystal have allowed the opposition to score 13 goals here.

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Chelsea U23 form and stats

The hunting on away grounds haven’t been very fruitful for Chelsea U23 so far with only 5 points returning home. The records show 1-2-3 (win-draw-lose).

Chelsea U23 go into this game after a win, the home game against Leicester City U23 that ended 5-0. As you can tell from the results above, Chelsea was very dominant against Leicester City U23, winning the match with a scoreline that even the finest fortune teller couldn't predict. 5-0 (!) with Elliott, Wareham, McEachran and Haigh providing the goals.

It was a defeat before that one as the away game against Derby County U23 wasn't a success with a 1-3 loss.

Chelsea are not goal shy away from home in the league, finding the net 9 times in 6 away games so far. For Chelsea U23, more than two goals on average per game end up in their own net.

Head 2 Head

The two teams in this fixture also encountered each other before this season: Chelsea U23 - Crystal 1-2.

Top Goalscorers

Crystal Palace U23J. Rak-Sakyi
J. Rak-Sakyi
11 goals
Crystal Palace U23R. Street
R. Street
6 goals
Crystal Palace U23S. Banks
S. Banks
5 goals

Crystal Palace U23 missing players

Chelsea U23 missing players

Crystal Palace U23 Chelsea U23
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
15 5 2 Played P 0 6 15
7 2 0 Won W 0 1 4
1 0 0 Drew D 0 2 5
7 3 2 Lost L 0 3 6
34 11 2 Scored S 0 9 25
31 13 5 Conceded C 0 13 28
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 100% 100%
93% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 100% 93%
93% 100% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 83% 60%
60% 80% 50% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 67% 47%
40% 40% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 17% 27%
87% 100% 100% BTTS BTTS 0% 100% 80%
7% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 13%
7% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 7%
 
5.3 5 6 Corners for (avg) C F 0 4.5 5.7
3.6 4.4 5 Corners against (avg) C A 0 5 6.1
2.3 2.4 2.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 1.5 1.5
3 1 1 Red cards R C 0 0 2
 
11.9 11.6 13 Shots (avg) S ( 0 8 10.6
5.2 5.4 5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 0 3.5 4.1
44% 41% 20% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 43% 41%
 
12.8 14.4 11.5 Shots against (avg) S A 0 11.5 10.5
5.6 5.4 5.5 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 0 6.3 4.9
Key stats in Premier League 2 Division One this season:
  • All of Chelsea U23's away-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • All of Crystal Palace U23's home-matches have had more than 2,5 goals.
  • Chelsea U23 have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their away matches.
  • Chelsea U23 have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Chelsea U23 have scored in all their away matches so far.
  • Chelsea U23 have won significantly less corners away then at home.
  • Chelsea U23 haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Crystal Palace U23 have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their home matches.
  • Crystal Palace U23 have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Crystal Palace U23 have scored in all their home matches so far.
  • Crystal Palace U23 haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 West Ham United U23 15 11 1 3 40 19 9 9 0 0 26 3 6 2 1 3 14 16 21 34
2 Manchester City U23 16 9 3 4 39 26 9 7 1 1 27 13 7 2 2 3 12 13 13 30
3 Tottenham U23 15 8 4 3 38 23 8 5 1 2 19 10 7 3 3 1 19 13 15 28
4 Arsenal U23 15 8 3 4 39 31 6 4 1 1 20 11 9 4 2 3 19 20 8 27
5 Brighton U23 16 6 6 4 26 21 8 5 3 0 18 8 8 1 3 4 8 13 5 24
6 Crystal Palace U23 15 7 1 7 34 31 5 2 0 3 11 13 10 5 1 4 23 18 3 22
7 Manchester United U23 15 6 4 5 25 24 8 4 2 2 17 12 7 2 2 3 8 12 1 22
8 Everton U23 16 5 4 7 21 31 8 5 1 2 15 11 8 0 3 5 6 20 -10 19
9 Liverpool U23 15 5 3 7 20 27 7 3 2 2 10 9 8 2 1 5 10 18 -7 18
10 Chelsea U23 15 4 5 6 25 28 9 3 3 3 16 15 6 1 2 3 9 13 -3 17
11 Leicester City U23 14 4 4 6 19 35 6 3 1 2 9 13 8 1 3 4 10 22 -16 16
12 Derby County U23 14 4 1 9 24 25 8 3 1 4 17 12 6 1 0 5 7 13 -1 13
13 Leeds U23 16 3 4 9 29 38 8 0 4 4 13 21 8 3 0 5 16 17 -9 13
14 Blackburn Rovers U23 15 2 5 8 23 43 7 0 4 3 13 20 8 2 1 5 10 23 -20 11