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Glasner drops Ayew in Crystal Palace’s predicted lineup vs Forest


Oliver Glasner will look to win his second recreation as Crystal Palace supervisor tomorrow afternoon.

The Eagles journey to the Metropolis Floor, the place they are going to face a Nottingham Forest aspect that haven’t gained in 4 video games, however they had been unable to beat the Difficult Bushes earlier this season, drawing 0-0 at Selhurst Park.

Final outing, Palace had been seconds away from choosing up an vital three factors at dwelling to Luton City, however a 96th-minute equaliser spoiled the get together.

With that in thoughts, let’s check out the beginning lineup that the Austrian might subject tomorrow, with at the very least one change assured.

GK – Dean Henderson


The “insane” Dean Henderson, as dubbed by former Sheffield United colleague Sander Berge, is about to make his first begin beneath Glasner after turning into the second-choice keeper.

The previous Manchester United man has solely began eight video games since becoming a member of Palace in the summertime, however he will certainly have a a lot larger function to play between now and the top of the season.

Sam Johnstone is the participant to make means, after choosing up an elbow harm that requires surgical procedure, inevitably ruling him out for the remainder of the season.

RCB – Joel Ward

Joel Ward-Crystal Palace

Regardless of being a right-back by commerce, Joel Ward will captain the aspect within the extensive proper function of the again three this weekend.

CB – Joachim Andersen

Joachim Andersen for Crystal Palace

The Danish centre-half has been a relentless determine on the again this season, beginning each single league recreation, and he’ll lengthen that streak tomorrow.

LCB – Chris Richards


Chris Richards has been utilised in a number of roles this season, together with defensive midfield, however he’ll proceed because the left-centre again this weekend.

RM – Daniel Munoz

Daniel Munoz

The Colombian solely joined Palace in January, however he has immediately turn into a favorite, even aiding in opposition to Luton.

CM – Adam Wharton


The second current addition to the squad was Adam Wharton, who has additionally been wonderful since becoming a member of throughout the winter window, beginning each recreation beneath Glasner.

CM – Jefferson Lerma


Wharton’s skilled accomplice, Jefferson Lerma, has thrived beneath Glasner, significantly in opposition to Burnley, the place he gained 15/15 duels.

The Colombian’s capacity to win the ball will probably be important in opposition to Forest, with the sport set to be determined by tremendous margins.

LM – Tyrick Mitchell


Tyrick Mitchell has been the dependable first-choice left-back this season, beginning all however one recreation, and he’ll begin once more on Saturday.

RW – Eberechi Eze


Eberechi Eze is essentially the most influential star within the Palace aspect, and he’s in nice type going into the sport, scoring in opposition to Tottenham Hotspur and Bodo/Glimt in a current pleasant.

LW – Odsonne Edouard


The second change from final outing is Odsonne Edouard, who comes into the aspect for Jordan Ayew.

The French attacker has struggled at instances this season, however given the quantity 9’s heavy involvement for Ghana throughout the worldwide break, he could possibly be handed a well-deserved relaxation.

ST – Jean-Phillipe Mateta


Jean-Phillipe Mateta has been completely incredible beneath Glasner, contributing to a aim in three of his final 4 matches, and due to this fact, he’ll proceed to guide the road.

Crystal Palace’s predicted beginning lineup in full vs Forest: GK – Henderson; RCB -Ward, CB – Andersen, LCB – Richards; RM – Munoz, CM – Wharton, CM – Lerma, LM – Mitchell; RW – Eze, LW – Edouard, ST – Mateta.