" Chelsea vs Crystal Palace preview, team news, kick-off

 Chelsea welcomes London rivals Crystal Palace on Saturday after a disappointing start to the season.

As the Blues beat Brighton 3-1 on Matchday 1, that result was followed by a 2-0 home loss to Liverpool and a 3-3 draw at West Brom, in which Frank Lampard's side rallied three goals against. to tear off a late tie.

On top of that, they were knocked out of the Carabao Cup by Tottenham Hotspur on penalties on Tuesday night.

The Blues are now home to a Crystal Palace side that has won two of their first three games, with talisman Wilfried Zaha having already scored three goals this season.

Here's everything you need to know for Saturday's London Derby.

What time is Chelsea vs Crystal Palace?

Kick-off is at 12:30 p.m. before Everton comes to face Brighton at Goodison Park at 3:00 p.m.

The 5.30 p.m. match will be between Leeds United of 2019 Premier League champions Marcelo Bielsa and Manchester City,

while the final match of the day, at 8 p.m., sees Burnley travel to Newcastle.

Chelsea vs Crystal Palace TV Channel

The 12:30 p.m. kickoff between Chelsea and Crystal Palace will air on BT Sport on Channel 1 and Ultimate.

BT coverage begins at 11:30 am. M. And the match will be followed by Everton vs Brighton.

Fans will have to pay to watch the game, but those who do can stream it through the BT Sport app.

Chelsea vs Crystal Palace odds

Chelsea has the highest win rate in the London Premier League derbies of any other team: 132 out of 256, giving them a ratio of 51.56%.

But as the Carabao Cup meeting with Spurs showed on Tuesday, when they led for long stretches and went out on penalties, that doesn't always guarantee success!

Either way, thepools.com makes Chelsea two of the favorites to win with the 15/4 draw and Palace 13/2.

Given Chelsea's weak defense this season, Chelsea is winning and both teams scoring at 15/8 looks appealing.

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