Crystal Palace predicted XI vs Brentford as Patrick Viera has two players out of action

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A look at how Crystal Palace could line up this weekend as they prepare for a tricky away test

Crystal Palace are back in action this weekend with an away clash against Brentford. The Eagles drew 1-1 with rivals Brighton and Hove Albion last time out.

Patrick Viera will be withouth Joel Ward and Wilfried Zaha for the trip to the Gtech Community Stadium. Here is a look at how the visitors could line up...

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GK: Vicente Guaita: Crystal Palace’s number one has made 22 league appearances so far this season.

RB: Nathaniel Clyne: The experienced right-back has enjoyed plenty of game time this term.

CB: James Tomkins: He came off the bench last time out against Brighton and scored to help his side pick up a point at Selhurst Park.

James Tomkins scores against Brighton for Crystal Palace  James Tomkins scores against Brighton for Crystal Palace
James Tomkins scores against Brighton for Crystal Palace | Getty Images

CB: Marc Guehi: The former Chelsea man has been linked with a switch to fellow London club Tottenham Hotspur at the end of this campaign.

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LB: Tyrick Mitchell: His run in the starting XI will continue against his former club.

CM: Cheick Doucoure: He has been a hit in England since his move last summer from RC Lens and is a key player in the middle of the park.

Doucoure in action for Crystal Palace Doucoure in action for Crystal Palace
Doucoure in action for Crystal Palace | Getty Images

CM: Will Hughes: The former Derby County and Watford man has started the past two matches in the league.

CM: Jeff Schlupp: He has played 24 times so far this season and has chipped in with a single goal.

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RW: Michael Olise: He will be looking to cause Brentford some problems as he eyes more goals.

LW: Jordan Ayew: Zaha remains out of action which provides him with an opportunity to start once again. He can swap sides with Olise.

ST: Jean-Phillipe Mateta: He was linked with an exit in the January transfer window but ended up staying put.

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