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Eze handed full Premier League debut, plus Ward hits milestone

Jeffrey Schlupp's absence from the matchday squad sees Roy Hodgson hand Eberechi Eze his first Premier League start.

A minute’s silence will be held immediately prior to kick-off today, as we pay our respects to local police officer Sergeant Matt Ratana.

Our thoughts and deepest sympathies are with his family, friends and colleagues.#CPFC

Furthermore, the Eagles manager is able to call upon Jaïro Riedewald and Christian Benteke again, with the pair returning from spells on the sidelines.

It is a landmark day for Joel Ward, with the full-back selected to play for for the south Londoners for an incredible 250th time.