Crystal Palace v Man City teams: Benteke plays, Guardiola makes changes

Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke is in the side to face Manchester City at Selhurst Park – his first league match since 9 February.

Benteke replaces Michy Batshuayi and his inclusion is one of two changes made by Eagles boss Roy Hodgson – the other sees Scott Dann replace the injured James Tomkins.

Meanwhile, City boss Pep Guardiola has made four changes to his team. Benjamin Mendy starts his first Premier League match since November, while Kevin de Bruyne, Vincent Kompany and Leroy Sane also return.

Crystal Palace: Guaita, Van Aanholt, Dann, Kelly, Wan-Bissaka, McArthur, Milivojevic, Schlupp, Townsend, Zaha, Benteke.
Subs: Hennessey, Ward, Meyer, Kouyate, Ayew, Batshuayi, Sako.

Manchester City: Ederson, Walker, Kompany, Laporte, Mendy, Gundogan, De Bruyne, David Silva, Sane, Sterling, Aguero.
Subs: Muric, Danilo, Stones, Bernardo Silva, Mahrez, Otamendi, Jesus.




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