Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson will make changes for tomorrow night’s EFL Cup tie at Bristol City.
The likes of Wilfried Zaha, Mamadou Sakho and Luka Milivojevic look unlikely to be risked at Ashton Gate ahead of Saturday’s crunch Premier League clash with fellow strugglers West Ham United.
Hodgson’s first victory as Eagles chief came in the EFL Cup with Bakary Sako’s goal defeating Huddersfield 1-0 and putting the South Londoners into the last 16.
“Hopefully there will not be wholesale changes but we have got very good players on the bench,” the ex-England boss told www.eagles.cpfc.co.uk.
“This is a chance for them to show they are every bit as good – if not better – than the ones I have chosen. I’m determined to take a very strong team to Bristol. We’ll be working very hard and trying very hard to win the game.
“I’ve got a group of players here who haven’t had a chance to show what they can do and they deserve it.”