Crystal Palace vs West Brom team news: Wilfried Zaha returns for the Eagles as Bakary Sako drops to the bench

Alan Pardew also brings James McArthur into the starting line-up

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Alan Pardew makes two changes to the side that beat Watford last weekend. 

James McArthur replaces Joe Ledley in the centre of the park, with the former Celtic and Cardiff City midfielder dropping to the bench.

Wilfried Zaha also comes in to the starting line-up replacing Bakary Sako.

Tony Pulis makes one change from Monday night's 3-2 defeat to Everton, replacing Jonas Olsson with Gareth McAuley in the centre of defence.

The former Stoke City boss revisits the club who he miraculously turned around two seasons ago before leaving on the opening day of the 2014/15 campaign, citing differences with the board.

He was replaced by Neil Warnock, who was in turn replaced by Pardew.

This will be the former Newcastle United boss' 26th league game in charge of his beloved Eagles since taking over, which, coincidentally, is the same number of games Pulis reached during his short spell there.

Team news

Crystal Palace: Hennessey, Kelly, Hangeland, Dann, Souare, Cabaye, McArthur, Zaha, Puncheon, Bolasie, Gayle

Subs: McCarthy, Mariappa, Ledley, Gray, Sako, Campbell, Bamford

West Bromwich Albion: Myhill, Dawson, Evans, McAuley, Brunt, Yacob, McLean, Morrison, Fletcher; Rondón, Berahino

Subs: Lindegaard; Chester, Gamboa, Gardner, McManaman, Lambert, Anichebe

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