Crystal Palace v Arsenal teams: One Eagles change, two changes for the Gunners

Max Meyer and Alexander Sorloth are back in the Crystal Palace squad after illness and are on the bench for the derby at Selhurst Park.

The Eagles are still without Christian Benteke and Joel Ward, who are both out injured.

Palace make just one change, with Andre Ayew coming in for Jeff Schlupp.

Connor Wickham, who made the bench against Everton, is not in the Eagles’ matchday squad.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang returns to the Arsenal starting line-up and Bernd Leno keeps his place in goal.

Aubameyang’s inclusion is one of two Gunners changes, with other being the inclusion of Matteo Guendouzi. Stephan Lichtsteiner and Henrik Mkhitaryan drop to the bench.

Petr Cech is back in the squad after injury but Leno gets the nod.

Crystal Palace: Hennessey, Van Aanholt, Tomkins, Sakho, Wan-Bissaka, Milivojevic, McArthur, Kouyate, Townsend, Zaha, Ayew.
Subs: Guaita, Meyer, Sorloth, Riedwald, Kelly, Puncheon, Schlupp.

Arsenal: Leno, Bellerin, Mustafi, Holding, Guendouzi, Torreira, Xhaka, Ozil, Iwobi, Lacazette, Aubameyang.
Subs: Cech, Ramsey, Sokratis, Welbeck, Mkhitaryan, Lichtsteiner, Smith-Rowe.

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