Crystal Place vs. Chelsea line-up CONFIRMED – Giroud starts for the Blues, Morata on the bench

Chelsea make two changes from their Boxing Day win at Watford. In come Ross Barkley and Olivier Giroud for Mateo Kovacic – who is on the bench – and the injured Pedro.

Alvaro Morata does make the bench this afternoon along with Andres Christensen and youngster Ethan Ampadu.

Roy Hodgson has made one change from the side that drew 0-0 with Cardiff on Boxing Day, with Jeffrey Schlupp replacing Max Meyer, who starts on the bench.

Crystal Palace:  Guaita, Wan-Bissaka, Sakho, Tomkins, Van Aanholt, Schlupp, Milivojevic, Kouyate, McArthur, Townsend, Zaha.

Subs: Hennessey, Ward, Dann, Meyer, Ayew, Wickham, Puncheon.

Chelsea: Kepa, Azpilicueta, Luiz, Rudiger, Alonso, Jorginho, Kante, Barkley, Willian, Hazard, Giroud.

Subs: Caballero, Kovacic, Zappacosta, Christensen, Morata, Emerson, Ampadu.

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