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Team news: Hennessey & Tomkins start, Milivojevic returns v City

19 October 2019

Wayne Hennessey returns to the starting line-up against the Premier League champions Manchester City this afternoon at Selhurst Park, in one of three changes since the win at West Ham United prior to the international break. The Welshman replaces the injured Vicente Guaita.

James Tomkins replaces Martin Kelly who is absent from the matchday squad due to a groin injury, whilst captain Luka Milivojevic returns after a one-match suspension, with James McCarthy falling to the bench.

For City, Sergio Aguero is on the bench, meaning Gabriel Jesus will lead the line. De Bruyne returns to the starting line-up.

Palace: Hennessey (GK), Ward, Van Aanholt, Cahill, Tomkins, Milivojevic (captain), Kouyaté, Schlupp, McArthur, Zaha, Ayew.

Subs: Henderson (GK), Dann, Meyer, Townsend, Benteke, McCarthy, Riedewald.

City: Ederson (GK), Gündogan, Mendy, Cancelo, Fernandinho, Rodrigo, Sterling, De Bruyne, B.Silva, D.Silva (captain), Jesus.

Subs: Bravo (GK), Stones, Agüero, Angeliño, Mahrez, Foden, García.
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