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Team News: Lee Starts For Palace

3 January 2016

Alan Pardew has made three changes to his Crystal Palace side to play Chelsea this afternoon.

Chung-yong Lee makes his first Premier League start since May as he takes his place in midfield, with the suspended Yohan Cabaye missing out.

Fraizer Campbell is handed another chance up front ahead of Marouane Chamakh, with Damien Delaney also returning at centre-back ahead of Brede Hangeland.

After returning from his loan spell at Nottingham Forest, Jonny Williams is named on the bench for Palace alongside Bakary Sako who has recovered from a hamstring injury.

Chelsea meanwhile have made two changes from the side that drew 0-0 with Manchester United on Monday.

Diego Costa returns from suspension and Cesc Fabregas has recovered from illness, and take the places of Nemanja Matic and Pedro.

Palace: Hennessey, Ward, Dann, Delaney, Souare, Jedinak. McArthur, Puncheon, Zaha, Lee, Campbell. Subs: McCarthy, Kelly, J. Williams, Ledley, Mutch, Sako, Chamakh.

Chelsea: Courtois, Azpilicueta, Zouma, Terry, Ivanovic, Matic, Fabregas, Willian, Oscar, Hazard, Costa. Subs: Begovic, Baba, Ramires, Matic, Loftus-Cheek, Traore, Pedro.

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