Crystal Palace to be Man City’s next victims?


Crystal Palace look set to be the next victims of Manchester City’s superb form in the Premier League when the teams meet at Selhurst Park on Sunday, 31 December 2017, kick-off at 14h00 CAT.

Palace and City will have been in action a few days prior to their clash in London, with the former hosting Arsenal on December 28, while the latter were away to Newcastle United on the day prior.

At the time of writing, 37 points and 15 positions separated the sides on the Premier League log: the Citizens are first on 55 points, while the Eagles are placed 16th on 18 points.

Palace and City have met in 42 matches across all competitions. The Citizens have claimed 23 wins compared to 10 for the Eagles, while nine matches have been drawn.

The teams’ most recent meeting was a Premier League clash in September 2017 which saw City claim an emphatic 5-0 win at the Etihad Stadium. The Sky Blues have won their last seven successive matches against the Eagles.

Recent form, latest results first – all competitions

Palace: DWWDD

Man City: WDWWW

Palace v Man City head-to-head – all competitions

Matches played: 42

Palace wins: 10

Man City wins: 23

Draws: 9

Palace goals: 37

Man City goals: 74