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CRY vs SOU Dream11 Prediction for Crystal Palace vs Southampton Premier League Live Score Fantasy Football Team Tips & Dream11 Team


CRY vs SOU Dream11 Prediction: Crystal Palace will host Southampton for a crunch Premier league fixture on Wednesday night. The Eagles bounced back after three consecutive defeats with a 3-1 home win against Everton over the weekend. They are placed 12th in the league, with 19 points to their name in 16 games.

As for Southampton, things keep going from bad to worse, as they faced a 3-0 away defeat to Arsenal over the weekend. They are languishing at the 16th spot in the league table, with 16 points to their name, and just 5 points off the relegation zone.

Date: 16 December, Wednesday
Kick-Off: 1:00 AM (IST)
Venue: Selhurst Park

Premier League Table

Crystal Palace| 12th ; Southampton| 16th

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Recent Form (League)
Crystal Palace: WLLLD
Southampton : LDDLL

Head to Head

Their last five matches against each other have been hard fought battles. Two of those have resulted in draws, whereas, two have been won by Southampton. Only one game was won by Crystal Palace at home last year.

CRY vs SOU Dream11 Prediction Details

Crystal Palace News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • Nathan Ferguson and James McArthur remain to be on the sidelines. Joachim Anderson has a small chance of making it to the squad.
  • There are no suspensions for Patrick Viera’s side.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Crystal Palace will stick to the 4-3-3 formation.
  • Guaita starts in goal for the hosts once again, after a good display against Everton.
  • Patrick Viera might be tempted to make a few changes given the hectic schedule, but he will most likely stick to the team that won against Everton.
  • Christian Benteke might come back into the starting 11, with O. Edouard dropping to the bench.
  • James Tomkins and M. Guehi start in the heart of the defence for the hosts, with James Ward and T. Mitchell on their sides.

Crystal Palace Starting XI (Likely)

James Tomkins
M. Guehi
James Ward
T. Mitchell
C. Gallagher
W. Hughes
C. Kouyate
J. Ayew
W. Zaha
C. Benteke

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Southampton News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • Adam Armstrong and Armando Broja are likely to be out injured. Che Adams continues to remain sidelined.
  • Stuart Armstrong, Fraser Forster and Alex McCarthy will also miss the fixture due to injury.
  • There are no suspensions

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • In the absence of three first-choice strikers, it is interesting to see how Southampton lineup. They could stick to their usual 4-4-2 formation.
  • Willy Caballero continues to start in goal for the visitors on Wednesday.
  • Theo Walcott is certainly expected to feature in the playing 11, most probably up top with Shane Long.
  • Nathan Redmond and N. Tella are expected to provide the supply from the wings.
  • J. Stephens and J. Bednarek start in the heart of the defence.

Southampton Starting XI (Likely)

J. Stephens
V. Livramento 
K. Walker- Peters
J. Ward-Prowse 
I. Diallo
N. Tella
N. Redmond
A. Broja
A. Armstrong

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Crystal Palace vs Southampton Fantasy Football Team & Tips

Conor Gallagher has been one of the standout names of the season so far. The midfielder scored two goals in Palace’s victory over Everton on Sunday. He is a sure shot captaincy pick.

Games Played 15
Goals 6
Shot on Target 14
Assists 3
Pass Accuracy 83
Completed Passes 439
Successful Tackles 42
Tackle Accuracy 68

Wilfried Zaha is another potential captaincy pick for this encounter. He will play as the left-winger and will drift into the middle, becoming the second striker alongside Christian Benteke.

Games Played 14
Goals 4
Shot on Target 9
Assists 1
Pass Accuracy 81
Completed Passes 351
Successful Tackles 15
Tackle Accuracy 54


Differential Pick

Christian Benteke is our differential pick for this encounter. He is expected to be handed a place back in the starting 11, after dropping to the bench against Everton.


GK: Guaita
DEF: T. Mitchell, V. Livramento, J. Tomkins, J. Ward
MID: C. Gallagher, W. Zaha, N. Redmond, J. Ward- Prowse
FOR: C. Benteke, S. Long

Who will win today’s football match?

  • Crystal Palace are the favorites to win the match, given their morale boosting win over Everton.
  • Southampton are marred by injuries at the moment, and their off-late has been kind of a horror form.
  • Crystal Palace are favorites to win this contest.

Match Odds: 

Crystal Palace: 6/5
Southampton: 27/10

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