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Team News: Benteke & Sørloth Start v Halmstads BK; Kick-Off 17:30 BST

16 July 2018

Roy Hodgson has made seven changes from Thursday night, with Christian Benteke and Alexander Sørloth starting up front at the Örjans Vall stadium, and Wayne Hennessey will make his first appearance of the trip.

Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Jairo Riedewald, Alexander Sørloth and Jeffrey Schlupp retain their starting berths from the 2-2 draw with Helsingor. Mamadou Sakho has been named captain.

Roy Hodgson has confirmed that unfortunately Wilfried Zaha had to leave the training camp a couple of days early to deal with a family matter at home, and is therefore not involved tonight.

The match kicks off today at 17:30 BST and is available to stream worldwide, live for free, on Palace TV – via the club’s official app and eagles.cpfc.co.uk. Click here for full details. 

Palace starting XI: Hennessey, Wan-Bissaka, Tomkins, Sakho (captain), Van Aanholt, Townsend, McArthur, Riedewald, Schlupp, Sørloth, Benteke.
Substitutes: Speroni, Ward, Kelly, Souare, Jack, Puncheon, Lokilo, Williams, Kaikai.

Halmstads BK starting XI: Nilsson (GK), Boakye, Berntsson, Mathisen, Gunnlaugsson, Silver, Gudmundsson, Haraldsson, Peter Larsson (captain), Kinoshita, Weterberg.

Subtitutes: Andersson (GK), Oremo, Svedberg, Harrysson, Petersson, Bengtsson, Isac Larsson.


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