Crystal Palace v Man City teams: Palace man out, surprise among six City changes

Crystal Palace make two changes for the visit of Manchester City, with goalkeeper Steve Mandanda missing with a knee injury.

Wayne Hennessey is recalled, while James Tomkins replaces Damien Delaney in the back four.

Joe Ledley has failed a late fitness test but Lee Chung-yong has made it into the squad.

Manchester City pull out a surprise among their six changes, including a first Premier League appearance of the season for Yaya Toure, who comes in for Ilkay Gundogan.

Bacary Sagna returns ahead of Pablo Zabaleta at right-back while Vincent Kompany and Nicolas Otamendi are the centre-backs, replacing John Stones and Gael Clichy.

Raheem Sterling and Nolito also start, with Jesus Navas and David Silva making way.

Crystal Palace: Hennessey; Ward, Dann, Tomkins, Kelly; Cabaye, McArthur; Townsend, Puncheon, Zaha; Benteke.
Subs: Speroni, Delaney, Mutch, Flamini, Lee, Sako, Wickham.

Man City: Bravo; Sagna, Kompany, Otamendi, Kolarov; Toure, Fernandinho; Sterling, De Bruyne, Nolito; Aguero.
Subs: Cabellero, Zabaleta, Fernando, Navas, Silva, Sane, Iheanacho.

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