Crystal Palace vs Liverpool team news: Daniel Sturridge on Reds bench as Emmanuel Adebayor starts for Eagles

6 Mar

Liverpool have Daniel Sturridge on the bench for the trip to Crystal Palace after the England international missed the 3-0 defeat of Manchester City.

Sturridge is joined by Philippe Coutinho and Christian Benteke on the bench as Jurgen Klopp, the Reds manager, elects to continue with Roberto Firmino and Divock Origi.

The visitors can climb to seventh in the Premier League table with a victory in the capital, three points adrift of Manchester United in sixth.

Adam Lallana, James Milner and Firmino scored the goals as Liverpool saw off City on Wednesday night.

Palace boss Alan Pardew, meanwhile, has admitted his side are in a relegation fight after ten matches without a win.

Emmanuel Adebayor starts up front for the Eagles while Yohan Cabaye and Joe Ledley are in the centre of midfield.

The hosts are nine points above the relegation zone with ten matches still to play.

Today’s teams…

Crystal Palace: McCarthy; Ward, Dann, Delaney, Souare; Zaha, Jedinak, Cabaye, Ledley, Bolasie; Adebayor.

Subs: Speroni, Kelly, Lee, Mutch, Sako, Chamakh, Gayle.

Liverpool: Mignolet, Flanagan, Lovren, Sakho, Moreno, Henderson, Can, Milner, Lallana, Firmino, Origi.

Subs: Ward, Toure, Clyne, Allen, Coutinho, Sturridge, Benteke.


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