Crystal Palace vs Tottenham Hotspur EPL Soccer Preview, Picks, Predictions 9/11/21
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Facing a third London derby in as many weeks, Crystal Palace couldn't boast a point in their first two meetings with Chelsea and Brentford before making the journey to face a dragging West Ham just before the break.
Palace fell behind twice on goals from Pablo Fornals and Michail Antonio, but twice rejoined the game thanks to a second-half double from Chelsea player Conor Gallagher in a thrilling fixture at the London Stadium.
Still awaiting their first win of the season, signs were positive for the new look of Patrick Vieira's Palace in the capital, although the 14th-ranked team must now face Spurs, Liverpool, Arsenal and Leicester City in space. five weeks. .
An early exit from the EFL Cup in Watford has weakened Palace's morale somewhat, but after opening their account for the Premier League season on the third attempt, the Eagles will look to put an end to the league's poor form that failed to stops them. seen two wins in their last 12 games.
The Eagles will make history this week as the first Premier League team to open a season with four London derbies on the run, but they can only boast five shots on goal in their first three meetings before attempting to break Tottenham's defensive determination.
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Certainly there was an element of fortune in the Spurs' matchday three win against Watford (Son Heung-min's free kick escaped everyone before hitting the net), but a third consecutive 1-0 win at the league is just a positive for Santo.
Having run their summer business with poise, at the same time as convincing Harry Kane to put his Manchester City dream on hold, the Spurs are reaping the rewards of their summer of trade-offs and are the only team in the division to have won. the most points in his first three games. .
The Spurs' perfect record sees them well at the top of the pile, two points ahead of the five teams currently holding seven points, and the Lilywhites have also secured a safe passage to the Europa Conference group stage. League. Despite an initial fear against Pacos de Ferreira.
French powerhouses Rennes await Spurs in their first group stage clash on Thursday night before Chelsea's visit on 19 September. the opportunity to be even further away from your rivals.
Tottenham travels to Selhurst Park for a 12-game unbeaten streak against Palace in the Premier League, winning 10, although the last two meetings at Selhurst Park have seen the two clubs shake hands in a 1-1 draw.
Spurs still have plenty of talent in their ranks capable of disrupting a leaking Palace bottom line, but Vieira's new signings may now start to freeze, and we can look forward to a third straight 1-1 draw between the two teams at Selhurst Park. while the Spurs perfect the game. the beginning is coming to an end.
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