Crystal Palace vs Manchester City: Team News and Starting Line Ups


Manchester City will be looking to keep the winning momentum going when Crystal Palace will welcome them to Selhurst Park on Saturday.

The Citizens are sitting at the top of the table after winning all of their first four games, in which they scored ten goals and conceded none.

Palace, on the other hand, are sitting at the second position in the standing after bagging nine points from a possible 12. They defeated reigning champions Chelsea 2-1 in their last game before the international break at Stamford Bridge and will be looking to overpower another heavyweight this weekend.

Team News:

Palace right-back Joel Ward has been ruled out for up to four weeks because of a knee injury.

Summer signing Yohan Cabaye is also set to make a comeback to the starting XI after overcoming a groin problem.

Striker Marouane Chamakh, who hasn’t played this season so far because of an abductor strain, will remain sidelined.

For the visitors, midfielder Fabian Delph has been ruled for up to six weeks with a hamstring strain.

Right-back Bacary Sagna is available after overcome an ankle problem while winger David Silva is a doubt due to the same problem.

New signing Kevin de Bruyne is expected to make his City debut.

Probable Starting Line Ups:

Crystal Palace:

McCarthy: Sako, Dann, Delaney, Mutch, Souare; Puncheon, McArthur, Cabaye, Zaha; Wickham

Manchester City:

Kompany, Mangala, De Bruyne, Hart; Sterling,  Otamendi, Toure; Kolarov; Fernandinho, Silva; Aguero


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