Why Crystal Palace are playing Wolverhampton Wanderers at 8:15pm instead of the 7:45 kick off

The Crystal Palace vs Wolves game will kick off later than normally expected in a midweek Premier League game.

Crystal Palace are looking to return to winning ways against Wolves in the Premier League this evening, with Patrick Vieira’s side under huge pressure to get all three points.

The Eagles could only draw against Leicester and even though they came from a goal down to beat Leeds United, the nature of the performance left more to be desired.

Palace have lost to both Chelsea and Arsenal at home and could only manage a draw against Brentford even though they have recorded wins against Villa and Leeds at Selhurst.

The worrying trend is that they are still without a clean sheet at home and they will be looking to correct that when they come up against a Wolves side who have not won an away Premier League game in 11 attempts.

Midfielder Will Hughes is a doubt after the midfielder fell ill during the week- while James McArthur and Jack Butland are both not ready.

Wolves come to Selhurst on the back of a confidence boosting win against Nottingham Forest and will look to kick start their campaign with another impressive outing at Selhurst.

Premier League midweek games normally start at 7:45pm in the UK but this week’s games which starts with Brighton and Hove Albion vs Nottingham at 7:30 and will end on Thursday night with a game between Leicester and Leeds United. Most of the games will start kick off at 8: 25 due to Amazon having the broadcast rights.

The Crystal Palace game is kicking off on Tuesday night at 8:15 strictly to allow for programming on Amazon, same as the Manchester United vs Tottenham on Wednesday night.

Selhurst Park is regarded as one of the best grounds for Premier League football especially under the lights, so match- going fans will be looking forward to an electric atmosphere in south London.