Crystal Palace predicted line-up vs Brighton: Roy Hodgson to unleash Michy Batshuayi and Nathaniel Clyne in contention

Crystal Palace and Brighton will both look to respond at Selhurst Park this afternoon having both suffered defeats in their last two Premier League fixtures

Sunday, 18th October 2020, 10:17 am
Michy Batshuayi is pushing for a starting role

Palace however do have two wins from their opening four matches compared to Brighton's solitary triumph, which was an impressive 3-0 away win at Newcastle.

Palace have a few injuries concerns to deal with but Gary Cahill, who has been absent with a hamstring issue, could start.

On loan Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi could take the place of Jordan Ayew in attack, and Nathaniel Clyne is in contention after joining on a free transfer.

The Spanish goalkeeper is expected to start despite the arrival of Jack Butland

Brighton also have a few injury concerns with flying wing back Tariq Lamptey a doubt having pulled up with a hamstring problem last time out at Everton.

Scroll down and click through to see how Palace could line up against Brighton.

The right back should start ahead of Nathaniel Clyne
Expected to return after hamstring issues
Should take his place in the Palace defence
The talented young left back is tipped to start against Albion
The winger has started the season well
The experienced campaigner could well be vital for Palace in their midfield
The midfielder is in line for a starting role
Offers a different dimension to the Palace attack
Always enjoys playing against Brighton
The Chelsea loanee has played just 25 minutes since his return to the club but could be in for a starting role against Albion.