Match: Crystal Palace vs Everton
League: English Premier League
Date: Saturday, 26 September 2020
Kick-off at 15:00 UK/ 16:00 CET
Venue: Selhurst Park
Crystal Palace vs Everton: Preview
The Toffees have been one of the best teams in the league so far and they have really given their fans new hope. They are led by one of the best coaches in the world, Carlo Ancelotti, and they recently made a major acquisition in James Rodríguez.
The striking midfielder has been rotting away from Real Madrid for several years, and this is another opportunity for the Colombian to shine.
The team faces the Glaziers this weekend and notes that Roy Hodgson’s men weren’t that good in 2019-20. In fact, towards the end of last season, they were fighting for draws against lower-level teams.
That should give the Toffees confidence, and on top of that, they also have an excellent H2h record against the Glaziers.
Probably a good performance is expected from Everton. However, they must be on the lookout for Hodgson’s men, who had shown signs of life in their last two games.
Crystal Palace vs Everton: head to head (H2H)
- In their last match on the pitch, Ancelotti’s men won 3-1 at home.
- They are on an 11 game unbeaten streak against this opponent.
- They have conceded a total of one goal in the last four games.
- It has been 26 years since the hosts won in this field.
- The guests had kept a clean sheet in six of the seven previous meetings at this stadium.
Crystal Palace vs Everton: Prediction
The Toffees have a 100% win record so far this season (in all competitions), and have also topped the PL table. They really could top the charts with another win this weekend.
On the other hand, their counterpart was one of the weakest teams in the league towards the end of the 2019-10 season, and they have also recorded just a total of five wins at home in the last 12. months.
On top of that, Ancelotti’s men won their last game 5-2, against West Brom. They could take five consecutive wins in all competitions with a win this Saturday.
The Glaziers won their last game 1-3 against Manchester United. But it was more due to the struggles of the Red Devils.
Also, the Toffees have an excellent H2H record against this opponent. They are on an 11-game undefeated streak against them, and at this venue, the last loss was in 1994.
Given these observations, the likely outcome is an Everton victory at Selhurst Park.
Crystal Palace vs Everton: betting tips
- Everton to win either halves to 1.60 (3/5)
- Everton will score in the second half at 1.75 (3/4)