Palace v Arsenal: the teams as predicted by the media



By Bulldog Drummond Sports Mole have as ever obliged with a clearly laid out lineup, published early on.  No Lacazette for them, although he normally does rather well in scoring against the Palace. Leno; Chambers, Holding, Mari, Tierney; Partey, Elneny; Saka, Odegaard, Smith Rowe; Aubameyang   The Standard predicts that Palace will win 3-2 and …

Palace v Arsenal: the portents are good but don’t tell the media.



By Bulldog Drummond We are told by the BBC that Crystal Palace have never lost their final home league game in their previous 11 Premier League campaigns (W8, D3). Their last such defeat was in 1980-81. But as so often happens such statistics hide a bit of fun – as with last season for example: …

Palace v Arsenal: the injuries and their recent years in the PL



Arsenal v Crystal Palace: a history in videos By Bulldog Drummund The games against Crystal Palace go back to 1934 – an FA Cup match, while league games started in 1969.  Arsenal have won 28, Palace have won five and 15 have been drawn. However since the end of the 2016/17 season they have become …