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Best Crystal Palace picks for Gameweek 27

We take a look at the best Crystal Palace picks for Gameweek 27. With the help of the Fantasy Football Scout members area, we utilise its fixture ticker and underlying stats to determine which Crystal Palace players FPL managers should be targeting.

Looking at the best Crystal Palace picks for Gameweek 27 could be really beneficial to FPL managers as we approach an exciting double Gameweek. Overviewing both their defensive and offensive options and finding out which players are worth selecting.

Fixtures

Crystal Palace face Manchester City and Brighton in Gameweek 27.

The Crystal Palace attack

This season Crystal Palace rank amongst the worst five teams for goals scored (21), attempts on goal (253), shots in the box (156), big chances total (32) and shots on target (82). This could suggest that they have been struggling in front of goal this season.

More recently, in the last six matches they also rank amongst the worst four teams for goals scored (nine), attempts on goal (41), shots in the box (32), big chances total (seven) and shots on target (nine). Crystal Palace continue to sustain poor offensive stats.

The best Crystal Palace attackers

Wilfried Zaha (£7.2m) is the standout option from Crystal Palace. The winger takes his teams penalties, is nailed in the starting line-up and leads beats his offensive teammates for non penalty expected goal involvement (5.68). Zaha has managed six goals and two assists this season.

Fellow midfielder Eberechi Eze (£5.4m) has the next best expected goal involvement this season (5.25). However he has started just one of Crystal Palace’s last five Premier League matches. The second best option in the frontline is Michael Olise (£5.4m). The midfielder has started the last five matches for his side. He also edges all of his offensive teammates for non penalty expected goal involvement in the last six Gameweeks (1.42).

The Crystal Palace defence

This season amongst all teams Crystal Palace rank amongst the best seven defences for goals conceded (32) and clean sheets kept (six). However they also rank amongst the six worst teams for shots in the box conceded (247), headed attempts conceded (70), and big chances conceded (58).

More recently in the last six Gameweeks Crystal Palace rank around mid-table for key attacking data points. However they also rank the joint fourth worst for shots in the box conceded (59), joint second worst for shots on target conceded (29) and joint first worst for headed attempts conceded (18).

The best Crystal Palace defenders

Four defensive options have started the last three consecutive matches for Crystal Palace. They include goalkeeper Vicente Guaita (4.4m), full-backs Nathaniel Clyne (£4.5m) and Tyrick Mitchell (£4.4m) and centre-backs Joachim Anderson (£4.5m) and Marc Guehi (£4.4m).

Of the defenders above Joachim Anderson has edged his teammates for expected goal involvement in the last six matches (1.65). Behind Anderson is Tyrick Mitchell (1.15) who has managed three returns in his last six matches.


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