Crystal Palace are already being cut adrift in the Premier League table as we come out of the international break.

Rooted at the bottom, seven defeats from seven and still without a goal amid a real injury crisis, the Eagles fanbase are beginning to fear the worst as Roy Hodgson struggles to turn things around at Selhurst Park.

After suffering another comprehensive defeat last time out to Manchester United, things don’t get easier for Palace as they welcome reigning champions Chelsea to South London.

Hodgson will be without Christian Benteke again, Ruben Loftus-Cheek is ineligible and Connor Wickham remains a long-term absentee, while Wilfried Zaha may not be ready to play the full 90 minutes.

As they seek their first goals and points of the season, here’s a look at our Crystal Palace predicted XI for the game against Chelsea.

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