Crystal Palace host Chelsea at Selhurst Park subsequent Saturday after the global destroy and can be looking for their first win of the marketing campaign.
The south London membership take a seat backside of the Premier League after seven immediately defeats and are but to attain a unmarried objective.
And Pat Nevin thinks they should be very anxious about arising in opposition to the Blues who can be determined to go back to profitable tactics following their defeat to Manchester City.
“We lost 1-0 against a good side, we have a winnable run coming up and if I was a Palace player right now, I would already be worried,” Nevin mentioned.
“We have an overly handsome league run between now and the finish of the calendar 12 months, one by which lets in point of fact put some power on the present leaders.
“I reckon Chelsea are outright favourites to win each a kind of video games with the handiest arguments being Manchester United at house and Liverpool away, or even the ones are most definitely evens at the bookies.
“It’s not that i am pronouncing we will be able to win each a kind of video games however there’s a nice alternative for a perfect run and I believe the avid gamers know this.”
Palace on the different hand have had a dire run of video games, arising in opposition to Manchester City, Manchester United and Chelsea.
And Roy Hodgson has admitted his aspect will wish to run themselves into the flooring if they’re to take the rest from the recreation in opposition to the Blues.
“Christian Benteke won’t be back for a few weeks, so we still won’t have a recognised centre-forward,” Hodgson mentioned.
“Wilf Zaha most definitely received’t be again and Ruben Loftus-Cheek can’t play [as he is on loan from Chelsea].
“So there are 3 high quality avid gamers I will be able to title off the most sensible of my head who will have helped us do a greater process in opposition to Chelsea.
“But they’re no longer there, so it’s were given to be the lads I put in the market who cross out and run their b****cks off – for those who excuse my expression – to check out to do the best possible process they are able to most likely do.”