The Eagles played four friendlies while the World Cup was being played, including one against Serie A leaders Napoli and Patrick Vieira‘s side will be sure to hit the ground running as they look to move up to the top half of the table.
As for Fulham, they conceded the 95th and 93rd minute winners to Manchester City and Manchester United just before the World Cup but remain ninth after an impressive start in the Premier League.
Date, start time and place
Crystal Palace vs Fulham is scheduled to take place at 3pm GMT on Monday, December 26, 2022.
The match will take place at Selhurst Park.
Where to watch Crystal Palace vs Fulham
Television channel: In the UK, the match will be televised live on Amazon Prime Video.
Live broadcast: Fans can also watch the game live online via the Amazon Prime Video app and website.
Team News Crystal Palace vs Fulham
Palace should be nearly maxed out, with Joachim Andersen and Jordan Ayew their only players involved in the World Cup. Neither of them made it out of his group, so he should be fully rested.
Although the Eagles will be without Marc Guehi due to suspension, after he received his fifth yellow card of the season against Nottingham Forest before half-time.
Fulham shouldn’t be too affected by the World Cup either, as none of their six players in the tournament made it past the round of 16 stage.
Alejandro Mitrovic He didn’t make it out of the group with Serbia, but is doubtful for the trip to south London.
Crystal Palace vs Fulham betting tip and prediction
Chelsea and Arsenal are the only teams to have beaten Palace at Selhurst Park so far this season, with Vieira’s side always providing tough opposition at home.
Fulham were one of the success stories of the early part of the season, although their defense is a problem, with only three teams in the league conceding more goals. In the first game back in front of their fans, Palace have the players to exploit that.
Palace to win, 2-1.
Head-to-head history and results (h2h)
Crystal Palace win: 14
Fulham win: 17
Crystal Palace vs Fulham Odds
Crystal Palace: Evenings
Odds via Betfair (subject to change). .