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Team News: Kelly Returns For Palace

6 April 2015


Martin Kelly has been named as left-back and is Crystal Palace's only change for their Premier League game against Manchester City tonight.

The defender comes in in place of Pape Souare as Alan Pardew makes just one alteration from the side that beat Stoke City last time out.

Joel Ward will make his 100th appearance for the club tonight, and Hiram Boateng is once again named on the bench as he awaits his Premier League bow.

Manuel Pellegrini meanwhile makes five changes to the side that beat West Bromwich Albion in their last game.

Edin Dzeko starts ahead of Wilfried Bony, who doesn't make the bench, and Yaya Toure returns in place of Frank Lampard.

Elsewhere Fernandinho is preferred to Fernando, Bacary Sagna starts at right-back ahead of Pablo Zabaleta and Martin Demichelis gets the nod ahead of Eliaquim Mangala.

Crystal Palace: Speroni, Ward, Dann, Delaney (C), Kelly, Zaha, McArthur, Ledley, Puncheon, Bolasie, Murray. Subs: Hennessey, Hangeland, Souare, Boateng, Sanogo, Gayle, Ameobi.

Manchester City: Hart, Sagna, Demichelis, Kompany (C), Clichy, Silva, Fernandinho, Toure, Navas, Dzeko, Aguero. Subs: Caballero, Zabaleta, Mangala, Milner, Nasri, Fernando, Lampard.



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