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Team News: Two Changes For Palace

23 November 2015


Crystal Palace have made two changes to the side that beat Liverpool at Anfield 15 days ago for tonight’s clash against Sunderland.

After making his return from injury from the bench against the Reds, Connor Wickham comes back into the starting line-up for the first time since August in place of Bakary Sako, and Joel Ward is preferred to Martin Kelly at right-back.

Marouane Chamakh is also named on the Eagles' bench tonight for the first time this season after recovering from his hamstring injury.

Sunderland meanwhile make four changes to the side that lost 1-0 to Southampton in their last game.

Lee Cattermole has been passed fit to play and replaces Jordi Gomez, and Jermain Defoe comes in for Adam Johnson.

Meanwhile Sebastian Coates comes in ahead of Ola Toivonen and Patrick van Aanholt is named in defence in DeAndrre Yedlin's place as Sam Allardyce shuffles his pack.

Palace: Hennessey, Ward, Dann, Delaney, Souare, Cabaye, McArthur, Bolasie, Puncheon, Zaha, Wickham. Subs: Speroni, Kelly, Jedinak, Ledley, Sako, Bamford, Chamakh.

Sunderland: Pantilimon, Jones, Coates, O'Shea, Kaboul, van Aanholt, Cattermole, Larsson, M'Vila, Defoe, Fletcher. Subs: Mannone, Yedlin, Toivonen, Johnson, Lens, Watmore, Graham.


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