Crystal Palace's U23s have entered the Premier League Cup competition for the 2019/20 season, with participation in the tournament open to Premier and Football League clubs that hold licences to operate academies.
The format of the Premier League Cup begins with eight groups of four being randomly drawn, with the top two from each of those groups qualifying for the knockout rounds.
The Eagles have been drawn in Group G alongside Premier League 2 sides Blackburn Rovers and Middlesbrough, with fellow Professional Development League side Burnley the final opponent - having been pitted against Burnley it means that the Eagles will play the Clarets a minimum of three times this season, with Richard Shaw’s side closing out their league campaign away to Burnley (1pm, 27thApril).
The full fixture list for Palace’s group stage is below - venue, date and kick-off time are yet to be finalised:
Matchday 1 – played between October 3rd-6th
Crystal Palace v Blackburn Rovers
Middlesbrough v Burnley
Matchday 2 – played between November 7th-10th
Burnley v Crystal Palace
Blackburn Rovers v Middlesbrough
Matchday 3 – played between November 29th-2ndDecember
Crystal Palace v Middlesbrough
Blackburn Rovers v Burnley
Matchday 4 – played between January 17th-20th
Blackburn Rovers v Crystal Palace
Burnley v Middlesbrough
Matchday 5 – played between February 7th-10th
Crystal Palace v Burnley
Middlesbrough v Blackburn Rovers
Matchday 6 – played between February 21st-25th
Middlesbrough v Crystal Palace
Burnley v Blackburn Rovers