Crystal Palace have become a bogey team for Chelsea over the past few seasons.
The Eagles have defeated their London counterparts either home or away in four of the past five campaigns and will be looking to upset the odds again at Stamford Bridge.
It looks a tough ask for Roy Hodgson’s men as the unbeaten Blues are flying high and could leapfrog Liverpool on goal difference with a win.
Eden Hazard is expected to return to the starting line-up having missed the last three games with a back injury.
Sportsmail’s BEN NAGLE has you covered this afternoon with team news followed by live updates throughout the game.