Palace, Arsenal set for post-Christmas derby

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Arsenal VS Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace and Arsenal will meet for a post-Christmas London derby in the Premier League at Selhurst Park on Wednesday, 28 December 2017, kick-off at 22h00 CAT.

Palace and Arsenal will both have been in action on the weekend prior, with the former away to relegation-threatened Swansea City on December 23 and the latter at home to Liverpool on the evening of December 22.

At the time of writing, nine positions and 16 points separate the teams on the Premier League table: the Gunners are fifth with 33 points, while the Eagles are 14th with 17 points.

Palace and Arsenal have met in 34 matches across all competitions. The Gunners have dominated the rivalry by claiming 22 wins compared to just three for the Eagles, while nine matches have been drawn.

The teams’ most recent meeting was a Premier League clash in April 2017 which saw Palace claim a 3-0 home win thanks to goals from Andros Townsend, Yohan Cabaye and Luka Milivojevic. It was their first victory over Arsenal since October 1994.

Recent form, latest results first – all competitions

Palace W W D D D
Arsenal W W D D W

Crystal Palace v Arsenal head-to-head – all competitions

Matches played: 34

Palace wins: 3

Arsenal wins: 22

Draws: 9

Palace goals: 29

Arsenal goals: 70